Book List: Shakespeare Retellings

Back into retellings of the classics, what can be more classic than Shakespeare? And there have been a lot of his plays retold of late. If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio Genre: Mystery Average Goodreads Rating: 4.22 Oliver Marks has just served ten years in jail – for a murder he may or may…… Continue reading Book List: Shakespeare Retellings

Book List: Jane Austen Retellings

Retellings are so fun, and fairy-tales aren’t the only thing that can be retold. There seems to be a surge lately in books that retell classic stories. Since Pride and Predjudice is a fan (but not my) favorite, I thought I’d do a list of Jane Austen retellings. The Murder of Mr. Wickham by Claudia…… Continue reading Book List: Jane Austen Retellings

Book List: Peter Pan Retellings

All you need is faith, trust, and pixie dust! And maybe some good book recs. Lost in the Never Woods by Aiden Thomas Genre: Fantasy Average Goodreads Rating: 3.73 It’s been five years since Wendy and her two brothers went missing in the woods, but when the town’s children start to disappear, the questions surrounding…… Continue reading Book List: Peter Pan Retellings

Book List: Snow Queen Retellings

We are almost at the end of winter, and as I said before, I love retellings! So before spring comes in and melts the cold away, let’s look some stories like Frozen. I mean–Snow Queen retellings. Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu, Illustrated by Erin Mcguire Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy Average Goodreads Rating: 3.75 Once upon a…… Continue reading Book List: Snow Queen Retellings

Book to TV Adaptation: Shadow and Bone

I’ve kept myself from watching Shadow and Bone on Netflix until I finished reading the whole Grishaverse. Now that I finally read Rule of Wolves by Leigh Bardugo, I let myself get immersed in the show. Here are my initial thoughts ahead of season two coming out next week! Due to the nature of this…… Continue reading Book to TV Adaptation: Shadow and Bone

Book List: The Little Mermaid Retellings

Been wondering if the live action movie will ever come out–and it will! On May 26, 2023 on Disney+. To sate that appetite for sea life in the meantime, here are some retellings to check out. To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo Genre: Fantasy Average Goodreads Rating: 3.78 Princess Lira is siren royalty and…… Continue reading Book List: The Little Mermaid Retellings