Author: Anna Sheehan

Book Review: Spinning Thorns by Anna Sheehan

Book Review: Spinning Thorns by Anna Sheehan

Fair is fair, although I wasn’t completely in love with Sheehan’s first book A Long, Long Sleep, I decided to give her another shot with Spinning Thorns. Though it’s ANOTHER Sleeping Beauty retelling, that’s one of my favorite fairy tales. And with this cute of a cover, I could hardly resist. But in this case… I wish I had. Spinning Thorns puts another spin on Sleeping Beauty (see wut I did thur). In this version, our main character is one of the original Sleeping Beauty’s daughters. She’s awoken, but the thorns around the castle remain and the kingdom has come into political and economic turmoil […]

Posted March 12, 2016 by Debby in Reviews / 1 Comment
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Book Review: A Long, Long Sleep by Anna Sheehan

Book Review: A Long, Long Sleep by Anna Sheehan

A Long, Long Sleep, I don’t know how to feel about you. I feel like we maybe got off on the wrong foot, because I was expecting to be blown away by your awesomeness. With the promise of a sci-fi fairytale retelling, my mind screamed, “CINDER! MORE OF THAT OMG YES PLEASE!” But you’re not like that at all. You’re much more subtle and laid back. Rose, our Sleeping Beauty, wasn’t the easiest character to connect to. We didn’t get off to a good start. She was rather bland and sheltered, and I just wished that she would get up and be awesome and kick […]

Posted December 4, 2013 by Debby in Reviews / 8 Comments
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