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Non-Review: “Beauty’s Kingdom,” Anne Rice, A.N. Roquelaure

Beauty’s Kingdom: A Novel in the Sleeping Beauty Series by A.N. Roquelaure (Anne Rice) lost me very quickly. Sure, it’s sexy. I found some of the characters too unlikable–most surprisingly, Eva, the narrator. She and the author seemed to share

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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," Sarah Strohmeyer

Pros: Great premise; fantastic characters; pithily hilarious; great commentary on the social politics of marriage Cons: Rather painful to read in places (only sort of a ‘con’) Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Review copy courtesy of Penguin Group. Visit Sarah

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