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Book Reviews, Coming of Age, Fairy Tales, YA Fiction

Book Review: Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? by Janie Marie

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf by Janie Marie
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf by Janie Marie
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? by Janie Marie
Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? by Janie Marie

Title: Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? (The Big Bad Wolf Trilogy)
Author: Janie Marie
Genre: Coming of Age, Fairy Tales, Young Adult
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Prefacing this review by saying I didn’t read Gods & Monsters. And having read this book, It’s unfortunate that I have not done so!

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? is a crazy good read! 

Oh emm gee! 

I thoroughly enjoyed this baby, and Janie Marie wasn’t on my radar before, but I’m one-clicking her previous trilogy as I write this review. I can totally multitask like a boss! 

Kylie Hood is a sad story. She’s Little Red Riding Hood meets Cinderella but for the fact that in her real life, her wicked steps are out to wickedly maim, or possibly kill her, if they could get away with it. Worse yet, her Prince is just a crap jock who wants her to do his homework. But her world turns around when Logan Grimm drags her into his fairy-tale, where he might be the Big Bad Wolf looking to save her from the wilds outside. 

I adored Logan from the word ‘go.’ Cheers to Janie Marie because her wounded bad boy was a quiet redeemer from the start–probably a carryover from that other series I DID NOT READ! I’m going to get on that right away.

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Adult Fiction, Book Blitz, Fairy Tales, Retelling

Book Blitz: The Night’s Chosen by E. E. Hornburg

The Night's Chosen by E.E. Hornburg
The Night's Chosen by E.E. Hornburg
The Night's Chosen by Emily Hornburg
The Night’s Chosen by Emily Hornburg

Title: The Night’s Chosen (The Cursed Queens Series, #1)
Author: E. E. Hornburg
Genre: Adult, Fairy Tales, Retelling, Romance
Release Date: 06 October 2020

Summary:

Chosen of the Moon Goddess. Destined to rule. Fated to marry.

A quest to save her family, kingdom, and heart.

For the past five years Princess Eira has run from her impending wedding.  As much as she loves her goddess and kingdom, she’s searched the kingdoms for another way to rule as queen someday while also choosing her own husband.

Yet, Eira’s claim to the crown falls into jeopardy when her father, King Brennus, is poisoned and fated to a sleep of living death and Eira is next on the assassin’s hit list – who happens to be her stepmother, Queen Amelia.

After Eira escapes Queen Amelia’s clutches she journeys to the northern Paravian mountains in search of an enchanted cup to save her father.

Her quest is more than she anticipated with evading Queen Amelia’s guards, traveling with the one man she shouldn’t be with, and having to bargain with the ancient dragon guarding the enchanted cup.

She’ll have to decide how to save her family and kingdom, even if it means sacrificing her heart and all she’s wanted her whole life.

If you like Sarah J Maas, Jennifer Estep, and Maxym Martineau, then you’ll love this adult fantastical retelling of the classic Snow White fairy tale.

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Book It, Coming of Age, Cover Reveal, Fairy Tales, Retelling, YA Fiction

Cover Reveal: Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? by Janie Marie

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? by Janie Marie
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? by Janie Marie
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? by Janie Marie
Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? by Janie Marie

Title: Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? (The Big Bad Wolf Trilogy, #1)
Author: Janie Marie
Genre: Coming of Age, Fairy Tales, Young Adult
Release Date: 27 October 2020

Summary:

Fantasizing about Trevor Grimm is Kylie Hood’s favorite escape from her cruel reality. So, when he asks for her help on a school project, sparks are bound to fly and her dreams are going to come true . . .

Not in this fairy tale.

No, everything changes when Kylie meets Logan Grimm, Trevor’s older cousin and a professional MMA fighter some call the Big Bad Wolf.

He’s the first person to peer under the hood she hides beneath. He’s the first person to see the signs that something is wrong. He’s the first person to give her any attention. And he’s offering to help protect her.

But Logan’s world isn’t safe. It’s dirty, exhilarating, and dangerous. It’s everything Kylie needs to stay away from.

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