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"Bedtime Stories," Jean Johnson

Pros: Beautiful re-imagined fairy tales Cons: Some of these really needed more space & development Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group.   Bedtime Stories: A Collection of Erotic Fairy Tales is an anthology by Jean

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"The Mermaid’s Madness," Jim C. Hines

Pros: Original; touching; incredibly creative; tragic; wonderful! Cons: None Rating: 5 out of 5 Review copy courtesy of Penguin Group.   In his “Princess Novels,” author Jim C. Hines explores the truth behind the fairy tale, and what comes after

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"The Stepsister Scheme," Jim C. Hines

Pros: Original; touching; hilarious; wonderful! Cons: None Rating: 5 out of 5

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‘The Sleeping Beauty Proposal’

This morning I reviewed Sarah Strohmeyer’s wonderful book The Sleeping Beauty Proposal. One of the nifty things about that book is the way in which Strohmeyer takes the concept of the ‘Sleeping Beauty’ tale and applies it to modern-day life:

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Bettie Sharpe is Awesome

It isn’t often that I feel the need to gush over a writer’s ability, but twice in the last year I’ve been bowled over by an author’s debut of one sort or another. First time it was Tobias Buckell’s Crystal

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"Ember," Bettie Sharpe

Pros: Stunning, hot new interpretation of ‘Cinderella’ Cons: Virtually none Rating: 5 out of 5

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"Silver Birch, Blood Moon," ed. Datlow and Windling

This is one of my favorite anthologies to date, and its exploration of fairy-tales is nothing short of beautiful.

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