Posts Categorized: Fairy Tales

A CINDER’S TALE: Review

Bet you thought you weren’t getting a review today, didn’t you? Yes, it’s late (here on the East Coast, anyway). But, I didn’t quite finish reading this story in time to have the review up this morning. I cannot guarantee that I will have the review for the fifth story up on Saturday, but it… Read more »

THE WINDY SIDE OF CARE: Review

Oh good gracious, could a story be more fun or more darling? This completely different take on the beloved Cinderella story is part fairy tale, part Bronte-sisters, and part Shakespearian comedy. I absolutely fell in love with Rachel Heffington’s The Windy Side of Care and third tale in the Five Glass Slippers compilation. Alisandra Carlisle is convinced… Read more »

BROKEN GLASS: Review

Could two stories be more different? Broken Glass by Emma Clifton, the second story in the compilation Five Glass Slippers, is practically the exact opposite of What Eyes Can See. While the first story really doesn’t have much of a villain, the second has them lurking around every corner. Evil stepmothers, stubborn kings, unkind cinder-factory managers, conniving… Read more »