The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers, Adam Sass

The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers, Adam Sass

The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers by Adam Sass is a modern day fairytale that puts a queer spin on Cinderella. I loved the idea of an Instagram account filled with sketches of imaginary boyfriends, and the main character is relatable as he sets off on a quest to find his first real love. This is an uplifting story about falling in love, and it is sure to leave readers with a smile. Continue reading

A Curse So Dark and Lonely, Brigid Kemmerer

A Curse So Dark and Lonely, Brigid Kemmerer

A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer, inspired by Beauty and the Beast, reminded me how much I love a good fairytale retelling. I couldn’t help falling for the strong and caring main character, and there are many elements to the story that make it stand out from its source material. Those looking for a fast-paced retelling that still feels original will not want to miss this series. Continue reading

Review: Throw Like a Girl by Sarah Henning

Review: Throw Like a Girl by Sarah Henning

Throw Like a Girl by Sarah Henning is an uplifting story about self-discovery, family, and sportsmanship. As a big fan of books about sports, I loved the direction this one takes as the main character joins the school football team as an opportunity to redeem herself, and Liv is a compelling and likeable narrator. This one also contains heartwarming family dynamics, giving it the perfect mix of feel-good moments and drama that I was looking for. Continue reading

House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig

House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig

House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig is a retelling of The 12 Dancing Princesses with a dark twist. Containing ghostly visions, mysterious balls that last all night, and a main character who is determined to uncover the truth behind her sister’s deaths, this one has all the makings of a dark and atmospheric story. Those looking for a unique and immersive fairytale retelling will not want to miss this one. Continue reading