A lyrical, original, queer take on Beauty and the Beast, perfect for those who love historical retellings and thought-provoking emotional journeys.
I’d be impressed if you’ve managed to spend the last couple of months in the fantasy community without hearing a lot of hype for this book – unfortunately for me, I think all the buzz raised my expectations for this atmospheric fantasy romance a little too high.Continue reading “Review: For the Wolf”
The third instalment in the Once Upon A Con series ticks every box I was hoping for, and more!
The Beast’s Heart is a sweet, lyrical, and thoughtful retelling of Beauty and the Beast, with the twist of being told from the Beast’s perspective rather than Beauty’s. I borrowed it almost a year ago from Judith, so it’s high time I got round to reading and reviewing it!
I approached this book with some trepidation, as fairy tale retellings can vary in quality perhaps more than any other genre. However, I ended up discovering one of my favourite reads of the year, and making Theodora Goss an insta-buy author.
Beauty and the Beast is one of my favourite fairy tales, and I’ve read countless retellings since I first started reading. Having been wowed recently by Hunted, I really wasn’t sure I had space in my heart for another new retelling so soon, but A Curse So Dark And Lonely surprised me by being so wholly different and original that it was easy to fall in love with it. Continue reading “Review: A Curse So Dark And Lonely”