Tag: retellings

First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): Castle of Refuge

First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): Castle of Refuge

Posted May 28, 2021 / 10 Comments

Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Friday, hosted by Hoarding Books!!! Since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of Castle of Refuge by Melanie Dickerson, currently on tour with JustRead […]


Book Review: Once Upon a Summer by Boyd, Shiloh, Tysinger & Weaver

Book Review: Once Upon a Summer by Boyd, Shiloh, Tysinger & Weaver

Posted May 27, 2021 / 5 Comments

ONCE UPON A SUMMER GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Romance RELEASE DATE: May 25, 2021 PAGES: 478 Contemporary Retellings of Timeless Tales A New Beginning by Andrea Boyd — Who is she? Acacia Martin raised by an impostor mom serving a prison sentence for her sins, or Jasmine Callahan abducted at birth […]



My Favorite Beauty and the Beast Retellings

My Favorite Beauty and the Beast Retellings

Posted March 18, 2017 / 42 Comments

I don’t have much time for movies anymore (all about the books, y’all) but Beauty and the Beast remains one of my favorite Disney films. And of course, it’s based on a fairytale, so all the better! No matter what your feelings are about the latest live-action remake, the story […]


Author Interview: L. Palmer

Author Interview: L. Palmer

Posted March 9, 2017 / 6 Comments

Fairy tale retellings and remixes are among some of my very favorite things, so it’s safe to say that I’m intrigued by author L.Palmer’s Pippington series. L. Palmer has spent many years traveling fictional worlds and building tales of grand, epic adventures. When she was in the midst of a […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Secret Heart by Marie Wells Coutu

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Secret Heart by Marie Wells Coutu

Posted February 13, 2017 / 6 Comments

Truth is messy. But will their shared secret destroy his political career—or sabotage their marriage? After a whirlwind romance, beautiful Shawna Moore marries Hunter Wilson, the governor of Tennessee. Now, she wonders if the governor ever loved her or only hoped to avoid a scandal. In this modern re-imagining of […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Tell Me Again (or… My Favorite Retellings)

Top Ten Tuesday: Tell Me Again (or… My Favorite Retellings)

Posted September 13, 2016 / 68 Comments

This week on Top Ten Tuesday, we are asked to give our Top Ten ALL TIME FAVORITE books of _____ genre.  Ok…so… my head exploded when I first read that topic and I went into what is commonly known as the book blogger fetal position. This occurs whenever someone asks […]