Publish date: March 30th 2013
Publisher: Curiosity Quills Press
Pages no: 318
Edition language: English
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...
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...
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...
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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