Review: Spinning Starlight by R. C. Lewis

Spinning Starlight is a sci-fi retelling of Hans Christian Anderson's "The Wild Swans", a fairy tale I was admittedly unfamiliar with. If you've been reading my many retellings reviews lately, you'll know that I definitely read the synopsis before reading this one. The similarities were definitely there, but this story is engaging all on its own. … Continue reading Review: Spinning Starlight by R. C. Lewis

Review: Rules of Ever After by Killian B. Brewer

I loved this book. I read it as my small press book for 12 Days of Diversity Retellings Readathon. It's an LGBTQIA retelling of The Princess and the Pea, with flavors of other fairy tales thrown in. It was so GOOD! It follows several princes and princesses in a realm divided into five or so … Continue reading Review: Rules of Ever After by Killian B. Brewer

Review: Cinder & Scarlet: The Lunar Chronicles, Volumes 1 & 2

  Recently, I embarked on the reading journey of the Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer. I'd had a friend recommend them after seeing my Facebook posts about how much I loved the interesting ways that The Witcher video games worked in retellings of beloved tales. Also, I've always been a sucker for fairy tale retellings … Continue reading Review: Cinder & Scarlet: The Lunar Chronicles, Volumes 1 & 2