What if Snow White never ate the poisoned apple given to her by her evil stepmother? She'd never have been placed in the glass coffin, discovered by the prince, revived OR lived happily ever after.
When Abby and her younger brother Jonah accidentally use a magical mirror left behind by previous owners of their new house, they are transported to the kingdom of Zamel. Without realizing the consequences of their actions, Jonah and Abby prevent Snow White from biting the poisoned apple, and set into play an entirely different series of events from the original fairy tale.
Fairest of All is a fun, light read and will be thoroughly enjoyed by all those readers who love to wonder "what if..."
Middle School former Teacher Librarian - then MYP math and science. Update... VERY recently retired! Still adjusting that I'm not just on summer vacation!!!
Just didn't enjoy it as much as Shadow and Bone. I just felt like the author was really trying a bit too hard to draw this story out. I was able to put it down several times and I couldn't put Shadow and Bone down so there's the differen...
The Grisha triology is a fantasy series that I really enjoyed. I reread the last book because I thought I wasn't remembering something. I'm a bit confused because I've started King of Scars and Nikolai isn't as I remembered. Don't want...
by Tahereh Mafi
I’m not usually someone who enjoys a story that is predominantly about the attraction between two people BUT I did like this one. The setting is one year after 9/11 and 16 year old Shirin, an American born Muslim whose family moves freq...
I love a good mystery, and although I correctly guessed the murderer in the first chapter, I still thoroughly enjoyed the twists and turns.