Of Curses and Kisses
Will the princess save the beast?
For Princess Jaya Rao, nothing is more important than family. When the loathsome Emerson clan steps up their centuries-old feud to ...more
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This ticks all my boxes and is already on my most anticipated of 2020 list
I absolutely loved it! As with all of Menon’s books, she captures the characters in a way that makes you feel like you’re right there in the story.
Full review to come release week (February 2020) on Frayed Books!
Grey nodded, his intense gaze never leaving her face.
Jaya took a drink, not because she was thirsty, but because his eyes, those wild eyes, all storms and thunder and crashing waves, unnerved her. Normal people didn’t look at you like that.
OHHHH Where do I begin?
If you're looking for another one of Sandhya Menon's light-hearted, feel-good, whirlwind, romance novels with strong, diverse characters, easy to read dialogue, drama, family iss ...more
When I read the synopsis I thought I wouldn't like Grey. I don't know, I'm not for the misterious, tall, brooding YA hero. But I felt in love, of course. I love his story, his drama and his evolution.
In general, all the second characters are loveable. Isha is the l ...more
Yeeesss!!!!!!! This is the kind of book I was waiting for - a Beauty and the Beast retelling where the protagonists are two different races and colonialism is at play (okay, yes I've read Spirited by Nancy Holder, but it's still on the shorter side compared to other novels). I will say, I was surprised the story's setting would be in a boarding school, but Menon does a great job at writing stories with school settings, so I have faith in her. Mostly I'm interested in how she'll write a fa ...more
What a pure delight to read! I have to say this isn't my favorite of her books, but Sandhya Menon can write and keep the reader engaged. I recommend all her books and this one is no different. I enjoy a good retelling re-imagined. Beauty and the Beast was a interesting choice, but I liked the characters and the new take on the plot.
Also I don't why there's a 2.00 rating for this like it's not even out yet and it's not written by SJM or Cassie Clare