Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Gold Spun” as Want to Read:
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Start your review of Gold Spun
Gold Spun is a modern retelling of the classic Rumpelstiltskin fairytale that keeps you turning the pages as the mysterious magic unfolds. Novelist Brandie June breaks convention with creative storytelling matching her strong heroine with complex world-building and perilous adventures into the unknown.
I am so excited to be sharing Gold Spun with the world. It has been such a pleasure and a work of love to write this Rumpelstiltskin retelling and see it through to publication. I have always loved the dark versions of fairytales and the new takes I'm constantly reading with retellings. With Gold Spun, I really wanted to examine the three main characters - Rumpelstiltskin, the miller's daughter, and the king. I wanted to make them all more complex, more sympathetic, and more motivated than in th ...more
Brandie June loves storytelling in all sorts of formats, whether she is marketing animated movies or writing fantasy novels. Most of her early life she was on stage or at least as close to the front row as she could get. Initially an actor, she got her B.A. in Theatre from UCLA and branched out into costume design and playwriting, eventually getting her M.B.A. Her first stand-alone play, a dark co ...more