The Stepsister Scheme
What would happen if an author went back to the darker themes of the original fairy tales for his plots, and then crossed the Disney princesses with Charlie?s Angels? What?s delivered is The Stepsister Scheme?a whole new take on what happened to Cinderella and her prince after the wedding. And... show more
What would happen if an author went back to the darker themes of the original fairy tales for his plots, and then crossed the Disney princesses with Charlie?s Angels? What?s delivered is The Stepsister Scheme?a whole new take on what happened to Cinderella and her prince after the wedding. And with Jim C. Hines penning the tale readers can bet it won?t be ?and they lived happily ever after.?
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 2009-01-06
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Series: Princess Novels (#1)
"The Stepsister Scheme" is one of the few books recently that I've stayed up until the early hours to finish. It was a lot of fun. It was quirky, original, not afraid to handle dark themes but ultimately powered by selfless bravery and optimism. "The Stepsister Scheme" tells the tale of three Prin...
This book was awesome. It was such a great take on fairytales. It stays true to the original and slightly disturbing versions of fairytales. Most fairytale retellings stick to the more kid friendly versions, but the original versions are so much more interesting to me. It was such an entertainin...
And they all lived happily ever after... Or did they? What happens after we close the story books and leave the princes and princesses to the rest of their lives? Danielle Whiteshore, popularly known as Cinderella, is having some trouble adjusting to life as a royal, having been treated no better th...
While I'd had The Stepsister Scheme on my radar for while now, it was only because ofJim C. Hines social presence that I finally decided to give it a try. Whether he's poking fun at fantasy cover poses, talking about important topics like depression anddiversity, or demonstrating the absurdity ofsad...
I am really not sure why I did not read anything by Jim Hines till very recently. I heard that he is good and I really should have believed that earlier than I did. This is the first book of the four book series (completed at this point). I love fairy tales retellings and would have tried it even ...