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Ash by Malinda Lo
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May 03, 10

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Read in May, 2010

** spoiler alert ** I loved many, many things about this book. I think it will be the Cinderella story I think of first, like Beauty by Robin McKinley is the Beauty & the Beast story I think of first.

The fairy tales within the fairy tale were great; each story felt like I could dive into it all by itself, and it made the book as a whole stronger.

I don't know how I feel about Ash waking up not remembering her time in the fairy world. It feels a little like dubious consent to me, even though I know intellectually that she must have consented (to whatever happened, for how long it happened) at the time. It just hits a slightly sour note. I'm kind of sensitive on those things, though, so I'm happy to be told it's just me.

Just a fantastic book, and I can't wait for the next one to come out!
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Elizabeth  Oooh, when you start reading this, let me know, we can race.


Sheila I'm waiting for the library to get it to me. sigh.


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