Tag: retellings

Book Review: Much Ado About Romance by Davis, Dunlap & Fulkerson

Book Review: Much Ado About Romance by Davis, Dunlap & Fulkerson

Posted February 14, 2024 / 3 Comments

MUCH ADO ABOUT ROMANCE by Susan Page Davis, Shannon Sue Dunlap & Linda Fulkerson GENRE: Contemporary Romance Collection (Christian) PUBLISHER: Scrivenings Press RELEASE DATE: February 13, 2024 PAGES: 301 A collection of three novellas inspired by Shakespearean romantic comedies. The Marry Wives of Sweetheart by Shannon Sue Dunlap—Mrs. Augusta Page […]



Book Review: An Amish Cinderella by Shelley Shepard Gray

Book Review: An Amish Cinderella by Shelley Shepard Gray

Posted October 22, 2023 / 2 Comments

AN AMISH CINDERELLA by Shelley Shepard Gray SERIES: The Amish of Apple Creek #3 GENRE: Contemporary/Amish Romance (Clean) PUBLISHER: Kensington Books RELEASE DATE: September 26, 2023 PAGES: 251 Set in the close-knit Amish community of Apple Creek, Ohio, this sweet Cinderella-inspired novel from the New York Times and USA Today […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Cinderella Stories

Top Ten Tuesday: Cinderella Stories

Posted July 10, 2023 / 17 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today is a freebie theme for Top Ten Tuesday, meaning we can talk about whatever we want. One of my favorite things to talk about is the fairy tale of Cinderella (I even collect versions of it from different countries/cultures), and one of my favorite things to read […]


March 2023 New Releases

March 2023 New Releases

Posted March 2, 2023 / 8 Comments

Happy March! Whether this new month is coming in like a lamb or a lion for you, it’s certainly delivering a whole bunch of great-looking reads! There are nearly 100 titles on this list of March 2023 New Releases, and they comprise a range of genres – contemporary, historical, cozy […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2022 Speculative & Youth Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2022 Speculative & Youth Fiction

Posted May 10, 2022 / 2 Comments

Happy Tuesday! We’re down to the last two posts in our look at this new season of upcoming releases! Tomorrow we’ll finish the week with nonfiction but today I’m diving into Mid 2022 Speculative & Youth Fiction New Releases (May-August). I usually group these together because they are smaller categories […]



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 […]