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The Hawkman, A Fairy Tale of the Great War – When Do Men Become Beasts?

Book Review : The Hawkman A Fairy Tale of the Great War By Jane Rosenberg LaForge Spoiler Alert! Summary A great war, a great love, and the mythology that unites them; The Hawkman: A Fairy Tale of the Great War is … Continue reading

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Wintersong – Do Goblin Kings Want Mortal Wives?

Book Review : Wintersong By S. Jae-Jones ebook Spoiler Alert! Summary All her life, nineteen-year-old Liesl has heard tales of the beautiful, mysterious Goblin King. He is the Lord of Mischief, the Ruler Underground, and the muse around which her … Continue reading

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The Little Selkie – Definitely Not A Mermaid

Book Review : The Little Selkie Timeless Fairy Tales #5 e-book By K. M. Shea Spoiler Alert! Summary Dylan—a selkie—makes a terrible mistake when she brashly chases an evil sea witch onto land. Captured and stripped of her pelt—leaving her unable to return … Continue reading

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Rumpelstiltskin – Would You Give Up Your Firstborn Child To This Mage?

Book Review : Rumpelstiltskin Timeless Fairy Tales #4 e-book By K. M. Shea Spoiler Alert! Summary When 17-year-old Gemma, a seamstress, is ordered by the insane King Torgen to spin straw into gold or be put to death, she knows her life … Continue reading

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Snow Queen, Heart of Ice – Is It Too Much Like Elsa In Disney’s Frozen? Or Does It Reflect Hans Christian Andersen’s Original Story?

Book Review : Snow Queen, Heart of Ice The Snow Queen #1 e-book By K. M. Shea Spoiler Alert! Summary Rakel, a princess by birth, has spent most of her life exiled on a barren mountain, despised because of her powerful snow magic. … Continue reading

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Puss In Boots – Or Bossy Boots

Book Review : Puss in Boots Timeless Fairy Tales #6 e-book By K. M. Shea Spoiler Alert! Summary Though she dreams of adventure, Gabrielle—a peasant girl—is given only a cat for her inheritance and is told she must marry, immediately. So when … Continue reading

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The Wild Swans – Do Foster Brothers Bite?

Book Review : The Wild Swans Timeless Fairy Tales #2 e-book By K. M. Shea Spoiler Alert! Summary Elise is the foster-daughter of the King of Arcainia, a mathematician, and the country’s treasurer. She is not a hero. But when her step-mother, … Continue reading

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Cinderella and the Colonel – A Guide To Paying Your Taxes

Book Review : Cinderella and the Colonel Timeless Fairy Tales #3 e-book By K. M. Shea Spoiler Alert! Summary Scratching out a living in a land recovering from war and a hostile takeover, Cinderella—an orphaned, destitute duchess—is desperate to save her lands … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast -With A Whole New Beast, and His Brother

Book Review : Beauty and the Beast Timeless Fairy Tales #1 e-book By K. M. Shea Spoiler Alert! Summary Once upon a time Elle made a mistake. A small miscalculation sends her through the roof of an enchanted chateau. Stranded until her … Continue reading

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Cinder – Cyborgs, Lunar Invaders and a Prince

Book Review : Cinder The Lunar Chronicles By Marissa Meyer Spoiler Alert! Summary Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No … Continue reading

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