• Geekerella by Ashley Poston
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    Book Review: Geekerella by Ashley Poston

    I had no idea that Geekerella was a retelling until I read it for myself. If I knew it was a Cinderella story I would have read it sooner. I know the title is quite similar to cinderella but it never clicked in my mind before. Read on to find out what did I think about this book. About The Book Cinderella goes to the con in this fandom-fueled twist on the classic fairy tale. Part romance, part love letter to nerd culture, and all totally adorbs, Geekerella is a fairy tale for anyone who believes in the magic of fandom. Geek girl Elle Wittimer lives and breathes Starfield, the classic…

  • Of Curses And Kisses
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    Book Review – Of Curses And Kisses by Sandhya Menon

    A few weeks ago, I heard about Of Curses And Kisses on Twitter and knew I had to read it. It had been a couple of days since I restarted my blog after my short hiatus and I sent in a request to read this advanced copy. I was over the moon when I got an email from NetGalley saying that I had been accepted. About the Book Will the princess save the beast? For Princess Jaya Rao, nothing is more important than family. When the loathsome Emerson clan steps up their centuries-old feud to target Jaya’s little sister, nothing will keep Jaya from exacting her revenge. Then Jaya finds…

  • Spinning Silver
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    Book Review – Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik

    Miryem is the daughter and granddaughter of moneylenders, but her father’s too kind-hearted to collect his debts. They face poverty until Miryem hardens her own heart and takes up his work in their village. Her success creates rumours she can turn silver into gold, which attract the fairy king of winter himself. He sets her an impossible challenge – and if she fails, she’ll die. Yet if she triumphs, it may mean a fate worse than death. And in her desperate efforts to succeed, Miryem unwittingly spins a web which draws in the unhappy daughter of a lord.Irina’s father schemes to wed her to the tsar – he will pay…