Tag: Fairy tales

Mini Review: Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

Mini Review: Scarlet by Marissa Meyer
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on April 27, 2015 | 7 Comments

Thorne reminded me sooo much of Flynn Rider!! (So obviously, I loved him immediately.) Scarlet was so awesome! She is definitely my favorite of the series (I read Cress before writing this review). I loved her snark! She was also fiercely loyal to her friends. I absolutely loved that Scarlet defended Cinder before she met her! The best part of this book was definitely everyone coming together, because it’s what I was waiting for the whole book. The wolf hybrids […]

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Review: Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Review: Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on July 27, 2012 | 8 Comments

I’ve been wanting to read this book forever, and with the depth of that desire and all the hype surrounding the book, I was afraid I was going to be disappointed. That was definitely not the case. Meyer painted a beautiful and vivid world that I enjoyed living in! This is only the second fairytale retelling that I’ve read (Beastly being the first). While there were a few similarities between Cinder and its inspiration, Cinderella (evil step-mother and two step-sisters, the shoe, […]

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Review: Beastly by Alex Flinn

Review: Beastly by Alex Flinn
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Beauty and the Beast is one of my favorite Disney movies (other than The Lion King, of course), so naturally I enjoyed this book and I recommend it to any other fans of the Disney movie. It doesn’t quite live up to the original, but it was a cute and quick read! The way Kyle acted in the beginning made me sick. He is under the impression that ‘ugly’ people are worthless and that the so-called beautiful people are the […]

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