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A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it 6 years ago
Every year in Sophie and Agatha's village two children are taken away. The children are always opposites of each other: one kind, one mean; one handsome, one ugly, etc. The children never return, but a new book of fairy tales arrives every year, and children will sometimes recognize one of their for...
Darth Pedant
Darth Pedant rated it 7 years ago
This was an entertaining end to an entertaining series. I know that’s kind of lukewarm praise, but this kitten squisher clocks in at 655 pages and roughly 400 of those are mostly filled with Agatha bickering with Tedros and constantly battling her self-doubt while Sophie, being monstrously selfish (...
Darth Pedant
Darth Pedant rated it 7 years ago
So. This book. It’s sort of an alternative fairy tale . . . ish. More Brothers Grimm than Disney. It’s dark and violent. Kids are tortured and unfairly punished and people are straight-up murdered. It’s light and funny. It pokes unmerciful fun at fairy tale tropes while at the same time embrac...
BagEndBooks rated it 7 years ago
1/2 stars. Doesn't even deserve that.I seriously considered not adding this book, it was that bad, but I guess that people deserve to see the bad reviews so that they can decide if they want to read it.The premise for this book was very good, but the execution was a fail.I kept thinking of the chara...
learn by going
learn by going rated it 8 years ago
Rereading my previous reviews of the first two books in this YA fantasy trilogy, my issues remain unchanged in terms of execution: pacing, dramatic moments that don't make a big enough impact, and murky worldbuilding. However, this book is my least favorite of the series because, unlike the first tw...
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