Ashes to Ashes and Cinder to Cinder
What if all you knew about fairy tales was wrong?Book description: Seventeen-year-old Alice Grimm, a descendant of the Brothers Grimm, is one of few in the world who can locate fairytale characters who don't know who they really are. She is sent to Venice where archeologists found an... show more
What if all you knew about fairy tales was wrong?Book description: Seventeen-year-old Alice Grimm, a descendant of the Brothers Grimm, is one of few in the world who can locate fairytale characters who don't know who they really are. She is sent to Venice where archeologists found an 800-year-oldwitch's skeleton in the city that invented the art of glassblowing in the past. The corpse is surrounded with seventeen glass slippers, and it is suggested that it might belong to the real Cinderella. With the help of Loki, a Dreamhunter who enters dream of the immortal, they both follow a trail of evidence that leads them to the shocking origins of the Real Cinderella.This Grimm Diaries Prequels are a number of short books in the form of epistolary diary entries. The diaries are more of teasers for the upcoming series: The Grimm Diaries, allowing you to get a glimpse of what to expect of the series.Series Description:The Grimm Diaries is a book with pages made of sand where fairy tale characters confessed the true stories altered by the Brothers Grimm two centuries ago. To keep the truth about fairy tales hidden, the Grimm Diaries were buried in the dreams of immortals to never be found again. But every one hundred years, the diaries will be read by a human again. Only once. Every diary is written by a different fairy tale character who still lives among us. It's already 200 hundred years since 1812, when the first Bothers Grimm book was written. And it's only him or her who reads the diaries who has the choice expose the truth or prefer to keep it lost forever. This time the choice might be yours.List of the available Grimm Diaries Prequels:1 Snow White Blood Red narrated by The Snow White Queen2 Ashes to Ashes and Cinder to Cinder narrated by Alice Grimm3 Beauty Never Dies narrated by Peter Pan4 Ladle Rat Rotten Hut narrated by Little Red Riding Hood5 Blood and Apples narrated by Prince Charming
Pages no: 28
Edition language: English
Series: The Grimm Diaries Prequels (#2)
Too many typos and missing words, and sentences that didn't quite make sense. This book really needs editing.The prologue was rather interesting and relatively well written, the story itself was not.I cannot say that is was horribly bad, if I ignore the editing problems, but it wasn't a fun read eit...
(Free copy through Kindle store.)I did enjoy this book a little more than the first prequel. The writing style was much more fluid and not so drawn out. As with the first prequel, I enjoyed the retelling of the fairy tale. Jace is very gifted in making connections between fairy tales, folk lore, myt...