Tag Archives: Retelling

Review: Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige

Dorothy Must Die byDanielle Paige. Full Fathom Five, 2014. Currently Available. Genre: Fantasy / Retelling Face Value: We definitely know we’re in Oz by the signifiers = blue checked dress, silver shoes. The stark writing over the image hints at … Continue reading

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Review: All Our Pretty Songs by Sarah McCarry

All Our Pretty Songs by Sarah McCarry. St. Martin’s Griffin, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Fantasy, Retelling Face Value: At first I like it, the leaves and the font and everything, but when you look closer and see the floating girl … Continue reading

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Review: Handbook for Dragon Slayers by Merrie Haskell

Handbook for Dragon Slayers by Merrie Haskell. Harper, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy Face Value: Classic fantasy look. What I love about this is that it looks just like the story inside it. All the essential elements (Tilda, … Continue reading

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Review: The Madman’s Daughter by Megan Shepherd

The Madman’s Daughter by Megan Shepherd. Balzer + Bray, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Gothic novel, Horror Face Value: Meh. It’s not that this cover is inaccurate, it’s just a little…familiar. It looks like dozens of other covers with a girl … Continue reading

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