Monthly Archives: October 2011

“Entwined” – Retelling A Classic Fairy Tale

Book Review : Entwined by Heather Dixon Spoiler Alert! Entwined is a retelling of the German fairy tale, The Twelve Dancing Princesses. Azalea is the eldest daughter and is thrilled to be attending her first ball, the annual Yuletide Ball. … Continue reading

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Riordan’s “The Lost Hero” and “The Son of Neptune” – Spin Offs Can Be A Rewarding Hit Or A Total Flop

Book Review : The Lost Hero and The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan Spoiler Alert! Jason, Piper and Leo are on a school bus trip to the Grand Canyon. Jason is confused that Piper is his girlfriend because he … Continue reading

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“Trick of the Eye” – And A Twist In The Plot Makes A Novel Interesting

Book Review : Trick of the Eye by Dennis Haseley Spoiler Alert! Richard is comforted when he looks into the pastoral painting which hangs in the dining room, in fact, it is the only painting in his entire house. One … Continue reading

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“Tiger’s Curse” – A Modern Gothic Romance (again)

Book Review : Tiger’s Curse by Colleen Houck Spoiler Alert! Kelsey lives with her foster family, who are kind people, and she feels an affection for them. As a teenager she has avoided close relationships as a result of her … Continue reading

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