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It’s 200 years after Cinderella found her prince, but the fairy tale is over. Teen girls are now required to appear at the Annual Ball, where the men of the kingdom select wives based on a girl’s display of finery. If a suitable match is not found, the girls not chosen are never heard from again.

Sixteen-year-old Sophia would much rather marry Erin, her childhood best
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ebook, 400 pages
Expected publication: July 7th 2020 by Bloomsbury YA
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AJ
May 20, 2019 marked it as to-read
QUEER BLACK GIRLS OVERTHROWING THE PATRIARCHY??? YES PLEASE!!!!!!
˗ˏˋliaˎˊ˗
Nov 18, 2019 marked it as anticipated-2020
you had me at "queer black girls overthrowing the patriarchy"
Dia
May 20, 2019 marked it as 2020-releases
Shelves: young-adult, fantasy
" queer black girls team up to overthrow the patriarchy in the former kingdom of Cinderella"

just take my money
Samm | Sassenach the Book Wizard
Every single part of this summary is correct.

"a YA fantasy in which queer black girls team up to overthrow the patriarchy in the former kingdom of Cinderella."
mahana
Nov 21, 2019 rated it liked it
3.5/5

a smart concept with a lot of deeper meanings, but i was really bored with the execution. rtc

rep: Black lesbian mc and li, f/f romance, side Black lesbian character

tws: misogyny, homophobia, mentions of suicide
Sage
Oct 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book is absolutely stellar and I loved everything about it. Some plot points I predicted (the light!!!) and others I was 1000% wrong about, but WOW what a ride.

I’ve been reading a lot of WWII historical fiction lately, so getting to just sink into a fabulous YA fantasy was so completely gratifying. This book was badass.

Sophia is such a great heroine, and I loved her evolving relationship with Constance. And Constance — WHAT a character arc!!! And I really liked Constance’s backstory with
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The Artisan Geek
Sep 30, 2019 marked it as to-read
30/9/19
"queer black girls team up to overthrow the patriarchy in the former kingdom of Cinderella". BRUH.
I'm SO here for it!!

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Ava
Oct 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Freaking amazing.
This book really is queer black girls overthrowing the patriarchy and *flails* I am HERE for it. Sophia is supposed to show up to an annual ball, unofficially to have some man decide that he wants to marry her. She has three seasons to get "picked," else she's deemed a spinster for life and is basically dead to society.
WELL SOPHIA DOESN'T HAVE TIME FOR THAT.
She wants to live a beautiful, free life with her girlfriend, dammit, and she'll be damned if she ends up the property of
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Jackie
Nov 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs, 2019-reads, fantasy
She may be dead but her legacy and all the powerful moments in this book shall not be forgotten.

“Cinderella is Dead” sees a kingdom mesmerized by the infamous love story turned fairy tale featuring Prince Charming and Cinderella and from their happiness an annual ball is held where each girl is ordered to attended and find a husband, but this happily ever after has turned into a nightmare where women are forced to smile and shrug off abuses for fear or execution and with an unexpected act of
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Joelene Weeks
Nov 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: edelweiss
This book, y'all! Such a fascinating and unique spin on the Cinderella fairytale, and done so incredibly well! I can't wait until it's released into the world so that everyone can experience its brilliance cause this book is EVERYTHING!

Full review TK, I just needed y'all to know about the greatness that is Cinderella is Dead.

**Thanks to the publisher and Edelweiss+ for the DRC! All opinions are my own.**
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yes, please, thank you
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