Publish date: September 15th 2011
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Urban Fantasy
, Fairy Tales
I wasn't able to get through this book. It was a good idea but it just didn't grab my attention.I hardly ever stop a book mid-way through but I did here. And then I forgot about it. At this point, a few weeks later, I can't really remember anything about it. None of the characters or the plot re...
I picked this book up on a whim a while back, when it was on offer at a favorite discount store here. I'd never heard of it before, but thought that it looked interesting, and for $2.99 I'm willing to chance it. So now I've read it, and... well... There were some things that I liked, and some things...
The GoodThe drugs. Like the pixie dust in Holly Black’s The Modern Faerie Tales and the porridge in Jasper Fforde’s The Fourth Bear, faerie dust is a drug. And not a nice, happy drug like pot either. Dust is basically crack. Because of its addictive nature but temporary effects, Dust is in high dem...
A book about being the son of the Big Bad Wolf really should not be boring. But the Big Bad Wolf is not Big or Bad at all -- he's more like a pathetic little stooge, the two-bit criminal who ends up playing the fall guy for the real masterminds. But still a criminal, someone who could be taken advan...
This was a great twist on retold fairy tales and certainly deserves four stars for it's plot. But I felt the world building was a little lackluster. Something about it just didn't grab me and make me wish I could be there seeing the glimmering towers of Eden or smell the pepperminty smell of Grandma...
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