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The Rose Bride: A Retelling of "The White Bride and the Black Bride" (Once Upon a Time) - Nancy Holder, Mahlon F. Craft
The Rose Bride: A Retelling of "The White Bride and the Black Bride" (Once Upon a Time)
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781442430174 (1442430176)
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Series: Once Upon A Time Fairytales
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A Reading Vocation
A Reading Vocation rated it
3.0 Book 52/100: The Rose Bride by Nancy Holder
This was an interesting reading experience because I was not familiar with the source material for this book, the fairy tale "The White Bride and the Black Bride." So I pulled out my trusty The Complete Fairy Tales of Brothers Grimm, Volume 1 and read it right before venturing in to this novel. (Rea...
Lizzie the Sarcastic Blonde
Lizzie the Sarcastic Blonde rated it
3.0
So I've never read or heard of "The White Bride and the Black Bride," but I decided to still read this book. When I read the synopsis, I realized that it sounds a lot like "Cinderella." In both the mother dies, father remarries, the stepmother is terrible, the father dies, and the stepfamily hate th...
Joanne12
Joanne12 rated it
4.0 The Rose Bride: A Retelling of "The White Bride and the Black Bride" (Once Upon a Time)
I really liked this book. It was very sweet and moving. The Rose Bride is a bit of the Cinderella fairy tale, and The Beauty and the Beast fairy tale with magic, sorcery and shape shifting mixed together. The main character is Rose who is the "Cinderella" and the one who is changed into an animal wh...
A Sea of Stars
A Sea of Stars rated it
1.0
1.5 stars. A retelling of "The White Bride and the Black Bride" though it felt more like "Cinderella meets Bambi" to me. In the Author's Note, it claims that the book was inspired, in part, by the movie Ever After. Which, by the way, is fantastic and because I've seen that movie more times than I ca...
The Blair Book Project
The Blair Book Project rated it
2.0 The Rose Bride: A Retelling of "The White Bride and the Black Bride" (Once Upon a Time (Simon Pulse))
A shrug.That’s the first thing I did after turning the last page of “The Rose Bride”. Don’t get me wrong; this book had a pretty good start but most of it dragged on. For a supposed short story, this took up quite a lot of pages; and I’m never a fan of slow paced books. I’m well aware of the origina...
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