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Serena Valentino is best known for weaving tales that combine mythos and guile with her work on the comic book series GloomCookie and Nightmares & Fairy Tales published with SLG Publishing. Nightmares & Fairy Tales has earned her critical acclaim in both the comic and horror domain, where she is known for her unique style of storytelling, bringing her readers into exquisitely frightening worlds filled with terror, beauty and extraordinary female protagonists.

Among her other projects, Serena is currently writing a horror screenplay with writer/director Phil Flores (of the Butcher Brothers) and has written two young adult novels published by Candlewick: How to be a Zombie and How to be a Werewolf, and a novel for Disney Press entitled
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I have been remiss in checking messages, friend requests or updating here for quite sometime and for that I am sorry. I had no idea I would have so many messages waiting for me. Thank you to those have sent kind words about my books and to those who have written such thoughtful, lovely reviews.

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How to Be a Zombie by Serena Valentino
"To be honest, I was a tad disappointed when I finished "How to be a Zombie".
Usually I'm a big fan of Zombies and of Serena Valentino's works, so I though things could not go wrong.
They didn't, not entirely, but they also did not go right.

It's les..." Read more of this review »
Fairest of All by Serena Valentino
"Fairest took the Evil Queen to fresh perspective. Magic while in abundance is not overdone. A fast read, it still manages to evoke sorrow for the Queen, terror for Snow and makes you wish they had made Fairest into a movie instead!"
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Dancing with the Ghosts of Whales by Serena Valentino
"3 1/2

Really liked the artwork for this one, and the stories. Big change of tone from the first story to the second. I find myself liking the ones with Gwen in them the best."
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" Thank you for lovely review. I'm so happy you enjoyed the dream sequences, as they were my favorite to write. I would have liked to name the queen, ho ...more "
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