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Colleen Oakes
Colleen Oakes is the author of books for both teens and adults, including The Elly in Bloom Series, The Queen of Hearts Saga (Harper Collins 2016) and The Wendy Darling Saga. She lives in North Denver with her husband and son and surrounds herself with the most lovely family and friends... show more
Colleen Oakes is the author of books for both teens and adults, including The Elly in Bloom Series, The Queen of Hearts Saga (Harper Collins 2016) and The Wendy Darling Saga. She lives in North Denver with her husband and son and surrounds herself with the most lovely family and friends imaginable. When not writing or plotting new books, Colleen can be found swimming, traveling, blogging, decluttering or totally immersing herself in nerdy pop culture. She currently at work on the final Elly novel and another YA fantasy series. You can visit her webpage at: www.colleenoakes.net or at her very lengthy and sometimes embarrassingly personal blog, The Ranunculus Adventures:http://ranunculusadventure.blogspot.com/
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Garden-of-Stars
Garden-of-Stars rated it 3 years ago
Either I've grown out of YA fiction, or my patience and forgiveness for it has diminished over the past couple of years. It also doesn't help how many Wonderland retellings I've seen, which made "Queen of Hearts" already a tough sell. But sometimes a nice easy read sounds appealing, which I thought ...
YA Fanatic
YA Fanatic rated it 3 years ago
3.5/5 Stars Imagine what the queen was like as a child. Queen of Hearts tells us the story of young Dinah and what her life was like growing up in the well known, Alice in Wonderland world. There were things I liked and didn't like about this version. Dinah has been the princess everyone has ig...
sunsetxcocktail
sunsetxcocktail rated it 4 years ago
I received a copy from Netgalley. I’ve not read a Peter Pan retelling before and my knowledge of the original is limited to the Disney movie version. So I figured I would give this one a chance. It started off fairly boring to be honest. Beautifully written, but very dull. Wendy was kind of bland ...
Rather Too Fond Of Books
Rather Too Fond Of Books rated it 4 years ago
I can never resist books that are in any way connected to Peter Pan, I’m just fascinated by Neverland and what it represents. So when I was offered the chance to review Wendy Darling, I couldn’t say yes fast enough! Wendy Darling is a re-telling of Peter Pan told from 16 year old Wendy’s perspecti...
Paper Soul
Paper Soul rated it 4 years ago
I have been a Fan of Peter Pan since I first watched the Disney movie. When I saw this book come out I was excited to see how a more mature story telling would turn out. I have to say I was not disappointed. The story begins with the Darlings and brings you into their home and dynamics of their fami...
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