Rapid Review of It Started with Goodbye

No spoilers in this rapid review of It Started with Goodbye by Christina June. I give it 4 stars. I love fairytale retellings and Christina June’s modern day version of the Cinderella story is refreshing and heartfelt.  It is a fun read about family and friends, and the often strained relationships between.  It shows how taking…

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Rapid Review of Heartless

No spoilers in this rapid review of Heartless by Marissa Meyer. I give it 4.5 stars. I LOVED this book! I really enjoyed The Lunar Chronicles, especially the Fairest novella, but Heartless is my favorite Meyer novel to date. The skill with which she mingles fairy tales and her own original material is amazing. She…

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What happened in Fairest? (The Lunar Chronicles #3.5)

Fairest is a prequel to the events in the Lunar Chronicles series. It tells the story of Queen Levana and how she got where she is and how she became to evil. There are moments when you feel sorry for her but when given a chance to redeem herself, she never does. This was a…

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What happened in Cress? (The Lunar Chronicles #3)

So many stories colliding here! Cinder and Scarlet’s adventures continue with the added character Cress. Cress is very loosely based on the story of Rapunzel. Want to know what happened in Cress? Read below for all the spoilers. Author Marissa Meyer Ratings 4.8 stars on Amazon 4.49 stars on Goodreads Add Cress at Goodreads The…

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What happened in Scarlet? (The Lunar Chronicles #2)

Scarlet, very loosely based on Little Red Riding Hood, was an awesome read that incorporates fairytale characters in a futuristic dystopian fantasy! It follows Scarlet’s adventures as well as continues Cinder’s story that was started in book one of the Lunar Chronicles. Want to know what happened in Scarlet? Read below for all the spoilers….

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What happened in Cinder? (The Lunar Chronicles #1)

I love a book based on a story I already know! Cinder VERY loosely follows the fairy tale Cinderella. This book with the others in The Lunar Chronicles Series make it fun to watch all the pieces come together as the fairy tale characters are woven throughout this futuristic distopian fantasy! It is hard to…

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