Twelve Dancing Princesses

Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier

Mari and Meg return with their first "12 Dancing Princesses" adaptation, an Australian YA novel Wildwood Dancing. This book adapts and expands on the fairy tale, adding in actual fairies and vampires and a truly evil antagonist. We also briefly discuss Baba Yaga, and how this book reads better when you don't think of distant… Continue reading Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier

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Donkeyskin

Season 3, Episode 4: Unnatural Issue by Mercedes Lackey

  Meghan and Mari finally have a lost episode, so this episode they try to recall what happened in Unnatural Issue by Mercedes Lackey. Which wasn't as hard as it sounds! This book led to several tangents, especially as we discuss elemental magic, as well as a deep dive into how the cover looks! Plus we… Continue reading Season 3, Episode 4: Unnatural Issue by Mercedes Lackey

Beauty and the Beast

10 Beauty and the Beast Retellings to Read

Admit it, there's never enough top ten lists regarding Beauty and the Beast retellings. If you've read and loved the original story, and you've watched those movies, say no more! You totally want to try to read some of these. You really do. Now, I honestly haven't read most of these, and beyond Beauty and A Court of… Continue reading 10 Beauty and the Beast Retellings to Read