Ash & Bramble
The tale of Cinderella has been retold countless times. But what you know is not the true story. Sarah Prineas’s bold fairy-tale retelling is a dark and captivating world where swords are more fitting than slippers, young shoemakers are just as striking as princes, and a heroine is more than... show more
The tale of Cinderella has been retold countless times. But what you know is not the true story. Sarah Prineas’s bold fairy-tale retelling is a dark and captivating world where swords are more fitting than slippers, young shoemakers are just as striking as princes, and a heroine is more than ready to rescue herself before the clock strikes midnight.Pin has no recollection of who she is or how she got to the Godmother’s fortress. She only knows that she is a Seamstress, working day in and out to make ball gowns fit for fairy tales. But she longs to forsake her backbreaking servitude and dares to escape with the brave young Shoemaker.Pin isn’t free for long before she’s captured again and forced to live the new life the Godmother chooses for her—a fairy-tale story, complete with a charming prince—instead of finding her own happily ever after.When the glass slipper just doesn’t fit . . .
Publish date: 2015-09-15
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
Buddy read with Hansrox! I am a huge sucker for retellings, and Ash and Bramble was no less! I was just as excited to read this, and I didn’t really have any problems at first. This book is definitely creative, and it doesn’t really follow along other retellings that I’ve read. But, I was just hugel...
Cybils book, that I was planning to read already. So, I really love Sarah Prineas’s books, and I was looking forward to this one a lot. I did find that I liked it a little less than I was expecting; I’m not sure if it was just me & the mood I was in, but I wanted just a little more depth. It’s an in...
I have seen Ever-After and loved it.I have seen the new Cinderella with Robb Stark and Bellatrix and loved it.That one with Hillary Duff and Chad Michael Murray? Love it.However, I honestly don't know if I've seen the entirety of the animated movie, because I hate it. I don't know why.So I'm always ...
I received this book for free from Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.SUMMARYWhen Pin dares to escape her slavery of making fairytale clothing for a magical Godmother, she and her Shoemaker friend are captured and catap...
Arc provided by Harper Teen through EdelweissRelease Date: September 15 thPart of me can't help wonder how much I would have _ or not _ enjoyed this title if I wasn't reviewing it.Thing is, reading for reviewing purpose is different from reading for enjoyment: I find myself constantly trying to anal...