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Oct 04
Chat Between Chapters: Genre: Fairy Tale Retellings

Chat Between Chapters: Genre: Fairy Tale Retellings

  Fairy tale retellings are very popular these days. What do you think of the genre? Any favorites to recommend?  Julie: I’ve been hit or miss with retellings, mostly miss. Some have been a spectacular interpretation – like the Lunar Chronicles (Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, and soon, Winter). But some I’ve not cared for. Cruel Beauty is one of them, though I seem to be the black sheep in that opinion. I have mixed feelings about Dorothy Must Die and Splintered. Destined was alright, but I wanted more from a Psyche retelling. I actually DNF’d Rumpel. So, I’m definitely looking for… Read more »

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