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The Fairy Godmother - Mercedes Lackey
The Fairy Godmother
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781552544228 (1552544222)
Publisher: Harlequin
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
Series: Five Hundred Kingdoms (#1)
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suzemo rated it
I am an utter sucker for re-telling of fairy-tales, or using established fairy-tales in new and interesting ways. This book is the first of the 500 Kingdoms series by Mercedes Lackey and I've heard mixed reviews on them, but I always like to start with the foundation book. This particular book ...
Lyndi rated it
4.0 The Fairy Godmother
This was a slow journey and I found myself almost giving up a few times. I'm glad I pushed through because this was a good one. The mythology was the best part. The Tradition and Questers and Ladderlock paths were so awesome - I've never read anything even remotely like it. It took a lot of explaini...
notyourmonkey rated it
2.0 The Fairy Godmother
If TV Tropes and the [Color] Fairy books had a romance novel for a baby and dressed it in nothing but Lisa Frank-designed onesies, it would be this book. It is not entirely un-Xanth-like, albeit thankfully free of Xanth's whiff of pedophilia.The driving force behind this universe is the idea that th...
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Book Minx rated it
5.0 I'm a sucker for fairytale retellings
The Fairy Godmother is set in a place where a powerful magical force called “The Tradition” forces people to live out fairy-tales. What this means is that anyone whose circumstances resemble that of an already existing fairytale, "The Tradition" intervenes and makes it so that their lives turn out l...
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3.0 The Fairy Godmother (Tales of the Five Hundred Kingdoms, Book 1)
Actual Rating 3.5I enjoyed this read. The world was well developed and fun to explore. There were some weaknesses though. First, the author was working in the world of fairy tales which she was grounding in a type of reality but it was inconsistently done. Secondly, characters would appear stay a wh...
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