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by Jackson Pearce
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KatiEllenReads rated it 4 years ago
You've no idea how good it feels to be blogging once again!! With the stress of moving, mostly, behind me I can finally get my hands on a laptop and share with you guys once more. The next in our Fairytale retellings by Jackson Pearce is Sweetly based on Hansel and Gretel. This book is set in the sa...
sensitivemuse rated it 6 years ago
The story was good at first. The mystery aspect of the story and the scary moments were well done and gave me the heebie jeebies. I was sort of hoping for a sequel to Sisters Red but knew this wasn’t the case as I read the summary before so I was mildly disappointed. Although it’s nice to see fairy...
The Symmetrical Bookworm
The Symmetrical Bookworm rated it 7 years ago
I had a hard time writing a review for this. I don't have any strong feelings attached to Sweetly, so I don't quite know what to say.Let me start with the good. Jackson Pearce's writing varies for me; in some of her work, it is subpar (Sisters Red), in some it is amazing (As You Wish). In this parti...
Abandoned by user
Abandoned by user rated it 7 years ago
General info: This book was purchased on 6/20/13. I am using it to satisfy the "once upon a time" category of the February book blast because it is a fairy tale retelling (specifically, Hansel and Gretel). Jackson Pearce threw a bit of a twitter tantrum earlier this week, although that's not why...
The Ninja Reader
The Ninja Reader rated it 7 years ago
There's something to be said about Jackson Pearce's Fairy Tale retellings - parts of the book make me want to stand and fist-bump the nearest person around (in this case, my plush turtle.) (or at least I would have, if it were not for the splintering headache I was sporting at the time. Not the boo...
Moyas Buchgewimmel
Moyas Buchgewimmel rated it 7 years ago
Vor zwölf Jahren sind Ansel und seine Schwester Gretchen im Wald verfolgt und knapp einem Monster, einer bösen Hexe, entkommen. Gretchens Zwillingsschwester hatte weniger Glück und ist seitdem verschollen. Niemand glaubt den beiden die Geschichte von der Hexe, und über die Jahre hinweg ist die restl...
Lau rated it 7 years ago
I'm having a hard time rating this book. I did have really high hopes for it but it turned out to be an ok book.I really liked Pearce writing for the most part. It was a bit hard for me to get into the story at the begining but the mystery surrounding the characters made me want to read on. I have...
Speculating on SpecFic
Speculating on SpecFic rated it 7 years ago
3.5 / 5I really enjoyed Sweetly, the second brilliant fairy tale retelling by Jackson Pearce. It's a riveting story of the brother-and-sister duo, Ansel and Grethen. A story you think you know, but really, you don't.I love love love the way this book ties in with Sisters Red, it was unexpected and w...
Kim's Booklife
Kim's Booklife rated it 7 years ago
Jackson Pearce has captivated me again with her fabulous fairytale retellings! I love that she seems to pick the less obvious tales - not that people have never heard of Hansel and Gretel (or Little Red Riding Hood) - but they're not the first ones people draw from. Sweetly is exactly the sort of st...
The Little Bookworm Girl
The Little Bookworm Girl rated it 7 years ago
This book is AWESOME!!!!!!!! i love it but to me the first was better! :)
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