Tag Archives: Fairy Tales

Summer Jobs Week Review: How Zoe Made Her Dreams (Mostly) Come True by Sarah Strohmeyer

How Zoe Made Her Dreams (Mostly) Come True by Sarah Strohmeyer. Balzer + Bray, 2013. Currently available. Genre: YA Realistic Fiction Face Value: There’s a pink tinge to this photo, right? I don’t think I’m imagining that this photo has … Continue reading

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Review: The King’s Equal by Katherine Paterson

The King’s Equal by Katherine Paterson. HarperTrophy, 1992. Currently available. Genre: Fiction/fairy tale easy reader. Face Value: This book cover is designed to look like a traditional fairy tale, and it’s an accurate reflection of the story. I had to … Continue reading

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Review: Princess Academy and Palace of Stone by Shannon Hale

Princess Academy and Palace of Stone by Shannon Hale. 2007 and 2012. Bloomsbury. Currently Available. Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy Face Value: These covers aren’t that appealing to me. While I like very much that we see an actual girl that … Continue reading

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Review: The Storyteller by Antonia Michaelis

The Storyteller by Antonia Michaelis. Amulet Books, 2012. Currently Available. Genre: Contemporary Realism with a dash of fantasy Face Value: Beautiful. This cover invites you in and perfectly reflects the austere tone of the book. The rose surrounded by ice … Continue reading

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Review: Shadows on the Moon by Zoe Marriott

Shadows on the Moon by Zoë Marriott. Candlewick, 2011. Currently Available. Genre: Fantasy, Fairy Tale Retelling Face Value: For the most part, I like this cover (top) The girl’s face is identifiably Japanese (sadly, not always a guarantee), and we … Continue reading

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Review: Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Cinder by Marissa Meyer. Feiwel & Friends, 2012. Currently Available. Genre: Science Fiction, Fairy Tale Retelling Face Value: It’s definitely striking. It’s this cover that caught my eye ages ago, and drew me to the book in the first place. … Continue reading

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Review: Sweetly by Jackson Pearce

Sweetly by Jackson Pearce Little, Brown & Company, 2011 (Currently Available) Genre: Fairytale Retelling Face Value: I’m kind of into it. It’s creepy, and sets the right tone, and I like the witches face appearing in the trees all people-kissing-or-a-vase-style. … Continue reading

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