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Quite Contrary - Richard Roberts
Quite Contrary
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3.33 30
Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781620072103
Publisher: Curiosity Quills Press
Pages no: 317
Edition language: English
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Iron Canuck
Iron Canuck rated it
4.0 Interesting trip through fairytale land.
This was an interesting listen. I loved how Mary strode through all the fairytales on her own terms. The best part was what she learned about herself as she went. Her growth brought me to tears by the end. The recap tale within the story was cute. Amy Rubinate did a great job bringing the story to l...
CAB rated it
3.0 Quite Contrary
I bought this book because I like twisted fairytale, and this is definitely a twisted. I liked this story but I found that the last 1/2 of the story was more enjoyable than the 1st. It's also around that point where the author lets slip a small tidbit about Mary's life that dramatically altered my...
CheriePie's Books
CheriePie's Books rated it
3.0 Quite Contrary
2.5 starsMary is lost in the story of Little Red Riding Hood, continually jumping between various fairy tales and myths to escape the Wolf who's trying to kill her... and so the story goes.I almost didn't finish this, had pretty much decided to give up after five chapters in. Mary was quite contrary...
Bookworm Dreams
Bookworm Dreams rated it
3.5 Dark fantasy inspired by Red Riding Hood fairy tale
One glance at the cover of Quite Contrary is enough to give you a hint that it's somehow related to a fairy tale of Red Riding Hood. I expected a darker retelling and hoped for some unusual twist. Maybe for the Wolf to be a good guy for a change? But if you start reading Quite Contrary expecting a...
Vailia's Page Turner
Vailia's Page Turner rated it
3.0 Quite Contrary
This book has left me with very different opinions on various parts and aspects. One thing I will say up front. THIS IS NOT A KIDS BOOK. Older teen-adult is appropriate. It focuses on a 12 year old girl named Mary. The combination of the name with the title brought an amused smirk to my lips. Sh...
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