Series: The Palace Chronicles

Book Review: Just Ella by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Book Review: Just Ella by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Having read and very much enjoyed Haddix’s Shadow Children series when I was younger, when Just Ella was selected as our next book club pick, I was all for it! I mean, my history with the author aside, I very much enjoy fairy tale retellings anyway and the newly redesigned cover took my breath away. But, in the end, I am a bit disappointed in this book. Just Ella has all the ingredients to be a refreshing, feminist take on Cinderella, but very little heart. There’s no one specific complaint I have about this book, but all throughout it I was never really fully engaged. […]

Posted November 21, 2015 by Debby in Reviews / 1 Comment
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