Tag: retelling

  • Book Review: These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

    Book Review: These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

    These Violent Delights has an interesting premise, and frankly, one I liked more than the original Romeo and Juliet tale (sorry, I’ve never been able to get into Shakespeare…), but I didn’t enjoy it as much as I thought I would…

  • Book Review: The Shadow of Perseus by Claire Heywood

    Book Review: The Shadow of Perseus by Claire Heywood

    Of all of the Greek mythology retellings, The Shadow of Perseus has been my favorite. I am inexplicably drawn to these stories even though they make me realize how little I actually know of their origins…

  • Book Review: Hester by Laurie Lico Albanese

    Book Review: Hester by Laurie Lico Albanese

    I’ll be honest. I wanted to read this book because the cover is gorgeous. I paid minimum attention to the synopsis until later when I was discussing it with the person I ended up buddy-reading it with. Once I fully realized what it was about and where it was set, I was 100% sold…

  • Book Review: Darling Girl by Liz Michalski

    Book Review: Darling Girl by Liz Michalski

    I’ve always loved the story of Peter Pan. The idea of being whisked away to another world? Even as someone who doesn’t often care for fantasy, I’m enchanted by every production and adaption I’ve seen. As far as retellings go, I didn’t think anything would top the movie ‘Hook’. How wrong I was!…