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The Private Diary of Mr. Darcy
3.17
it was amazing
So Anna gave me this book on Monday and said she'd read it all in one sitting. I can totally see why. I've tried (and not finished) a lot of retelling ...more
Aug 11, 2011
Aug 09, 2011
 
Prince of Cats
3.96
really liked it
So...take the obnoxious Leonardo DiCaprio version of Romeo and Juliet. Move it to Brooklyn. Make the Montagues and Capulets rival street gangs who fig ...more
Sep 2016
Sep 01, 2016
 
Super Billy Goats Gruff: A Graphic Novel
3.75
really liked it
Super cute retelling of "The Three Billy Goats Gruff" where our heroes eat some funky mushrooms on the way to the hillside and get transported into a ...more
Sep 2016
Sep 20, 2016
 
Visible (Ripple, #4)
4.15
it was amazing
Every time Cidney Swanson writes a book, she gets even more brilliant--and she was brilliant to start with.
Feb 2014
Feb 19, 2014
 
Scarlet (Scarlet, #1)
3.94
really liked it
I remember reading the Kids' Classics version of Robin Hood back in fourth grade and being enthralled with it. Robin Hood is one of my favorite fairy ...more
Feb 2012
Feb 21, 2012
 
Mr. Darcy's Little Sister
3.62
really liked it
A sequel to Pride and Prejudice that focuses mostly on Darcy's little sister/ward, Georgiana, who prepares to make her debut in society just as Darcy ...more
Aug 19, 2011
Aug 09, 2011
 
Ninja-Rella: A Graphic Novel
3.84
liked it
3.5. In this twist on the fairy tale, Cinderella's parents raise her to play chess and be a ninja, and the stepmother wants none of that. Instead of w ...more
Sep 2016
Sep 17, 2016
 
iDrakula
2.95
liked it
Ten hours after finishing this book, I'm still not sure how I feel about it. Stoker's Dracula, but retold...in the text messages, emails, and internet ...more
Aug 30, 2011
Aug 25, 2011
 
Such Wicked Intent (The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein, #2)
4.00
really liked it
While I didn't fall tail-over-teacups for this one like I did its predecessor, it was still a worthy read that I enjoyed very much. It was good to ret ...more
Sep 2012
Oct 09, 2012
 
ODY-C, Vol. 2: Sons of the Wolf
3.72
liked it
Didn't love this as much as the first; it hit really close to some of my triggers and the tiled-style artwork with the psychedelic color palate, while ...more
Sep 2016
Sep 12, 2016
 
ODY-C, Vol. 1: Off to Far Ithicaa
3.32
really liked it
A gender-flipped, space-set, sci-fi adaptation of The Odyssey that made for very interesting reading. Fraction's script is gold and proves his versati ...more
Sep 2016
Sep 12, 2016
 
Mr. & Mrs. Fitzwilliam Darcy: Two Shall Become One (Darcy Saga #1)
3.46
it was ok
Okay, okay, I know it was a rare thing for a married couple to actually share a bed during the Regency, but this one was a little over-the-top for me ...more
Aug 21, 2011
Aug 22, 2011
 
The Princess Curse
4.01
really liked it
Maybe not the best book ever, but a nice retelling and from a Michigan author, too! This started off as a straight-up retelling of "The Twelve Dancing ...more
Mar 2012
Oct 17, 2011
 
Prom & Prejudice
3.82
liked it
A Pride and Prejudice-esque story of Elizabeth, a scholarship student attending an elite boarding school. Bullied for her lack of money and social sta ...more
Mar 22, 2013
Aug 07, 2011
 
Unhooked
3.57
liked it
Meh. Standard-issue, dark Peter Pan retelling. Not great, but not terrible. I did enjoy Hook/Rowan/the Captain's backstory.
Sep 2016
Sep 15, 2016
 
Mr. Darcy's Obsession: A Pride and Prejudice Variation
3.74
really liked it
Not bad considering that really, this one is pure fanfiction. Reynolds asks what-if questions and then answers them with novels. In this one, What if ...more
Aug 07, 2011
Aug 07, 2011
 
The Man He Never Was: A Modern Reimagining of Jekyll and Hyde
3.97
it was ok
Meh. Very little character growth outside of Toren. I wanted to love this, but it just didn't grab me.
May 2018
May 31, 2018
 
Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery": The Authorized Graphic Adaptation
3.65
it was amazing
This is a visually stunning adaptation that clearly maintains the spirit of the original. I loved the front note about the illustrator (who is Shirley ...more
Jan 2017
Jan 22, 2017
 
Pemberley by the Sea
3.58
it was ok
There were some aspects of this book that I enjoyed, like the fact that some of it takes place at a small college (in my mind's eye I pictured it like ...more
Jul 31, 2011
Aug 07, 2011
 
Falling for Hamlet
3.55
it was amazing
None
May 2011
May 28, 2011
 
My Dearest Mr. Darcy (Darcy Saga #3)
3.92
liked it
None
not set
Aug 10, 2011
 
Violet Eyes:  A Retelling of The Princess and the Pea
3.96
liked it
None
Apr 2010
Apr 15, 2010
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