Fantasy · Retellings

The Queens of Innis Lear

When I first saw this book, I knew it was for me. The title and cover alone might have even been enough. But then I read that it was a retelling of King Lear (which I haven’t read since high school, so I’m fuzzy on the details, but I am a huge fan of retellings… Continue reading The Queens of Innis Lear

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Contemporary Literature · Retellings

Home Fire

This one has been on my TBR for a little while now. I’ve seen great reviews and had it personally recommended, but of course (as things go) it took something else to tip the scale for me. That tip came when it won this year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction. I knew I couldn’t put it… Continue reading Home Fire

Feminist · Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction · Retellings · Short Stories

Rejected Princesses

If anyone follows me closely (either on the blog or on Goodreads), you’ll notice that this book has been listed under my “currently reading” since the summer. Well the reason why is a super cute story, so buckle up. I saw a few photos of pages from this book and absolutely fell in love with… Continue reading Rejected Princesses

Fantasy · Retellings · Young Adult

The Wrath & the Dawn (duology)

I’ve seriously only heard great things about this duology, so when I saw them on the shelf at Walmart a few months ago, I just had to pick them up. Plus, the author blurb mentioned that Ahdieh is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, so I of course have to show some alumna support! But then,… Continue reading The Wrath & the Dawn (duology)