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Briar Rose
3.77
You can always depend on Jane Yolen for excellent writing, but this is my absolute favorite of hers. She manages to combine the Holocaust, the Sleepin...more
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Jul 19, 2007
 
Princess Academy (Princess Academy, #1)
4.00
Very charming fairy tale that feels more like historical fiction than fantasy. Highly recommended.
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Mar 07, 2009
 
Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast
4.06
This is probably my favorite book ever, and certainly my primary comfort reread. McKinley's first novel is gorgeously written--vivid and earnest, with...more
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Jul 19, 2007
 
Fairest
3.83
Although I didn't enjoy this as much as Ella Enchanted, I did happily finish it in one sitting when I should have been doing other things. It is more...more
Sep 16, 2008
Sep 17, 2008
 
Bridge of Birds: A Novel of an Ancient China That Never Was (The Chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox, #1)
4.33
This book is fantastic--imaginative, hilarious, and extremely entertaining. When I have to get a gift for someone I don't know very well, or for a gif...more
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Jul 19, 2007
 
The Armless Maiden: And Other Tales for Childhood's Survivors
4.15
Excellent collection of fairy tales centering around abused children. Windling's introduction is especially heartbreaking.
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Jul 23, 2007
 
Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (The Wicked Years, #1)
3.46
Found this totally impenetrable; didn't get through anything after the frame story.
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Jul 19, 2007
 
For Biddle's Sake
3.83
Random factoid: When I was a kid I had an imaginary friend named Biddle.
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Jul 20, 2007
 
Little Sister (Mitsuko, #1)
3.91
An enjoyable, quick read, but not very memorable.
Jul 15, 2009
Jul 25, 2007
 
Rose Daughter (Folktales #2)
3.73
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Jul 19, 2007
 
Beauty Sleep: A Retelling of "Sleeping Beauty" (Once Upon a Time Fairytales)
3.68
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Jul 19, 2007
 
Deerskin
3.84
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Jul 19, 2007
 
Spindle's End
3.74
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Jul 19, 2007
 
Just Ella (The Palace Chronicles)
3.75
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Jul 19, 2007
 
The Two Princesses of Bamarre
4.01
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Jul 19, 2007
 
The Wish
3.36
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Jul 19, 2007
 
The Princess Test (Princess Tales)
3.71
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Jul 20, 2007
 
Cinderellis and the Glass Hill
3.74
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Jul 20, 2007
 
Princess Sonora and the Long Sleep
3.72
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Jul 20, 2007
 
Beauty (Fantasy Masterworks)
3.80
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Jul 19, 2007
 
The Fairy's Mistake
3.73
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Jul 20, 2007
 
The Chronicles of Narnia (Chronicles of Narnia, #1-7)
4.22
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Jul 20, 2007
 
Tam Lin
3.85
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Jul 20, 2007
 
The Outlaws of Sherwood
3.73
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Jul 19, 2007
 
Thomas the Rhymer
3.81
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Jul 19, 2007
 
Winter Rose (Winter Rose, #1)
3.83
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Jul 25, 2007
 
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #2)
4.15
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Jul 27, 2007
 
Ella Enchanted
3.95
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Jul 19, 2007
 
An Earthly Knight
3.65
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Jan 03, 2009
 
Fire and Hemlock
3.94
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Jul 19, 2007
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