Waiting on Wednesday: Rogue Princess

Waiting on Wednesday: Rogue Princess Rogue Princess Written by B. R. Myers 304 pages Published by Swoon Reads Publication date: 21st January 2020 Summary (from Goodreads): A princess fleeing an arranged marriage teams up with a snarky commoner to foil a rebel plot in B. R. Myers’ Rogue Princess, a gender-swapped sci-fi YA retelling of…

Book Review: Power to the Princess

Power to the Princess Written by Vita Weinstein Murrow Illustrated by Julia Bereciartu 96 pages Published by Frances Lincoln Children’s Books (Quarto) Publication date: 6th September 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): In this stunning anthology, 15 favorite fairy tales have been retold for a new generation. These princesses are smart, funny, and kind, and can do anything they…

Book Review: Tangleweed and Brine

Tangleweed and Brine Written by Deirdre Sullivan Illustrated by Karen Vaughan 180 pages Published by Little Island Books Publication date: 7th September 2017 Age range: Older YA (15 +) or adults Summary (from Goodreads): ‘Beguiling, bewitching and poetic’ – Juno Dawson A collection of twelve dark, feminist retellings of traditional fairytales are given a witchy…

Six for Sunday: Books that made me want to shout

Six for Sunday: Books that made me want to shout Welcome back to another week of #SixforSunday! The theme for this week is Books that made me want to shout. I have chosen this to interpret this as books that I have wanted to shout about, to share their message because I think it is…

Book Review: The Cruel Prince

The Cruel Prince Written by Holly Black 384 pages Published by Bonnier Zaffre (Hot Key Books) Publication date: 2nd January 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Of course I want to be like them. They’re beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever. And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I…

Book Review: Cinderella and the Furry Slippers

Cinderella and the Furry Slippers Written by Davide Cali Illustrated by Raphaelle Barbanegre 32 pages Published by Tundra Books Age range: KS1 or lower KS2 (ages 4-8)   Summary: (from NetGalley) Handsome princes, fancy castles, extravagant balls . . . in this girl-power fractured fairy tale, Cinderella learns that if it looks too good to be…