Posts Tagged ‘fairytale retelling’

Autor: Betsy Cornwell Editora: Clarion Books Publicação: 25 Agosto, 2015 Formato: ebook/eARC Páginas: 304 Idioma: Inglês Sinopse: Nicolette’s awful stepsisters call her “Mechanica” to demean her, but the nickname fits: she learned to be an inventor at her mother’s knee. Her mom is gone now, though, and the Steps have turned her into a servant in her own home. But […]


Cruel Beauty

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Autor: Rosamund Hodge Editora: Balzer + Bray Publicação: Janeiro, 2014 Formato: Hardcover Páginas: 346 Idioma: Inglês Sinopse: Since birth, Nyx has been betrothed to the evil ruler of her kingdom-all because of a foolish bargain struck by her father. And since birth, she has been in training to kill him. With no choice but to […]


Host: Debz Bookshelf Yay, terminei um reading challenge! \o/ O meu objectivo era obter o nível Princess lendo 12 fairy tales retold e tadah, está feito. Cá vai a lista de livros lidos: Snow, Tracy Lynn (A Branca de Neve e os Sete Anões) Enna Burning, Shannon Hale (Original) East, Edith Pattou (A Leste do […]


Autor: Melanie Dickerson Editora: Zondervan (2010) Formato: Paperback Páginas: 261 Idioma: Inglês Challenge: Fairy Tales Retold 2012 ~ 8/12 Sinopse: Rose has been appointed as a healer’s apprentice at Hagenheim Castle, a rare opportunity for a woodcutter’s daughter like her. While she often feels uneasy at the sight of blood, Rose is determined to prove herself […]


Rose Daughter

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Autor: Robin McKinley Editora: Ace (1998; 1ª ed. 1997) Formato: Paperback Páginas: 304 Idioma: Inglês Challenge: Fairy Tales Retold 2012 ~ 6/12 Sinopse: Once upon a time an enchanting young woman named Beauty nurtured a rose garden in barren soil. Her gift for cultivating such rare flowers was truly magical and her roses adorned homes throughout […]


Autor: Sarah J. Maas Série: Throne of Glass, #1 Editora: Bloomsbury (2012) Formato: Paperback Páginas: 404 Idioma: Inglês Challenge: Fairy Tales Retold 2012 ~ 7/12 Sinopse: In the dark, filthy salt mines of Endovier, an eighteen-year-old girl is serving a life sentence. She is a trained assassin, the best of her kind, but she made a […]


Autor: Shannon Hale Editora: Bloomsbury (2009; 1ª ed. 2007) Formato: Paperback Páginas: 308 Idioma: Inglês Challenge: Fairy Tales Retold 2012 ~ 5/12 Sinopse: When Dashti, a maid, and Lady Saren, her mistress, are shut in a tower for seven years for Saren’s refusal to marry a man she despises, the two prepare for a very long […]


Snow White and the Huntsman Autores: Lily Blake, Evan Daugherty, John Lee Hancock, Hossein Amini Editora: Poppy (2012) Páginas: 240 Idioma: Inglês Challenge: Fairy Tales Retold 2012 ~ 4/12 Opinião: Afinal sempre era um tie-in, ou seja, lê-se como um script do filme, o que não foi uma má experiência, mas claro que teria gostado muito, […]


East

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Autor: Edith Pattou Editora: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2005; 1ª ed. 2003) Formato: Paperback Páginas: 507 Idioma: Inglês Challenge: Fairy Tales Retold 2012 ~ 3/12 Sinopse: Rose has always felt out of place in her family, a wanderer in a bunch of homebodies. So when an enormous white bear mysteriously shows up and asks her to come […]


Snow

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Autor: Tracy Lynn Série: Once Upon a Time Editora: Simon Pulse (2006) Formato: Paperback Páginas: 259 Idioma: Inglês Challenge: Fairy Tales Retold 2012 ~ 1/12 Sinopse: The Duchess Jessica’s childhood began with a tragedy: her mother’s death. Her father, heartbroken at the loss of his beloved wife, could not bear to raise the child. Largely […]


Entwined

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Autor: Heather Dixon Editora: Greenwillow Books Publicação: 2011  Formato: Hardcover Páginas: 472 Idioma: Inglês Sinopse: Azalea is trapped. Just when she should feel that everything is before her… beautiful gowns, dashing suitors, balls filled with dancing… it’s taken away. All of it. The Keeper understands. He’s trapped, too, held for centuries within the walls of the palace. And so […]


Autor: Diana Wynne Jones Editora: Eos Publicado: 2008 (1ª ed. 1990) Formato: Paperback Páginas: 383 Idioma: Inglês Sinopse: Abdullah was a young and not very prosperous carpet dealer. His father, who had been disappointed in him, had left him only enough money to open a modest booth in the Bazaar. When he was not selling carpets, Abdullah spent his […]


Acabou ontem! Só consegui ler 3 livros em 3 dias, mas sinceramente nunca achei que conseguisse muito mais, afinal não sou uma leitora assim tão rápida, já para não falar que tive o cuidado de escolher livros relativamente pequenos (a rondar as 200 páginas), e ainda um historical romance, que não sendo assim tão pequeno, […]


Spindle’s End

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Autor: Robin McKinley Editora: Corgi Books (2003; 1ªed.2000) Páginas: 464 Idioma: Inglês Sinopse: The princess has been missing since she was a baby. And Rosie, an ordinary girl, is growing up in an unremarkable little village far away from the royal city. Unremarkable, that is, in a land where magic is so common that it […]


Author: Diane Zahler Publisher: Harper (2011) Pages: 243 Synopsis: Zita is not an ordinary servant girl – she’s the thirteenth daughter of a king who wanted only sons. When she was born, Zita’s father banished her to the servants’ quarters to work in the kitchens, where she can only communicate with her royal sisters in […]