Review: Stealing Snow by Danielle Paige

30309128Stealing Snow by Danielle Paige
Genre: Fairy Tale Retelling
Published by: Bloomsbury Children’s
Pages: 384
Format: ARC e-book
Rating: ★★

From the very beginning, I was confused about what Stealing Snow was trying to retell. Her name, Snow, made me think of Snow White. But, the whole mirror thing and wintry landscape had me thinking Snow Queen. Either way, I was disappointed. Let’s talk about why… Continue reading “Review: Stealing Snow by Danielle Paige”

Review: Dorothy Must Die and The Wicked Will Rise by Danielle Paige

1805306018602341Dorothy Must Die and The Wicked Will Rise by Danielle Paige
Published by: HarperCollins
Pages: 452 | 293
Format: Paperbacks
Rating: ★★★.5 | ★★.5

I don’t think I really need to explain why I wanted to read these books. The clue is all in the genre. The Wizard of Oz is one of my grandparents’ favourite films, Wicked is my favourite musical, and I’ve actually read the original for once, so I was really looking forward to see what was done to Oz to make it so terrible. At this point in the series, I think Wicked is a better retelling, and let me tell you why.  Continue reading “Review: Dorothy Must Die and The Wicked Will Rise by Danielle Paige”