Genre: Fairy Tale Retelling

The Orphan’s Wish by Melanie Dickerson – Book Review, Preview

The Orphan’s Wish by Melanie Dickerson – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
August 3, 2018
Book Reviews

Guilt and feelings of inadequacy can be such powerful motivators, driving us to work hard for the approval of others. Working hard isn’t necessarily a bad thing, nor is seeking approval. However, when we think we need to  work for God’s approval, then there is a problem. Praise God we […]



Calysta and the Beast by Joanna Alonzo – Review

Calysta and the Beast by Joanna Alonzo – Review

by Phyllis Helton
March 16, 2018
Book Reviews

Calysta and the Beastby Joanna Alonzo Series: The Sacred Scarred #1 Published by Paradoxa Press Publication Date February 17, 2018 Genres: Christian Fiction, Clean Romance, Fairy Tale Retelling, Fantasy Setting: New York, Virginia Contemporary Main Character Ages: 15-17, 18-24 Written for: High School/Young Adult, Adult Pages: 280 Synopsis: Life yanks […]


Beauty and Her Boss by Jennier Faye – Review, Giveaway

Beauty and Her Boss by Jennier Faye – Review, Giveaway

Beauty and Her Bossby Jennifer Faye Series: Once Upon a Fairytale #1 Published by Harlequin Presents Publication Date March 6, 2018 Genres: Clean Romance, Fairy Tale Retelling Setting: California Contemporary Main Character Ages: 25-35 Written for: Adults Pages: 256 Synopsis: An innocent beauty, a scarred hero…Could she be the one […]


A Tale of Beauty and the Beast by Melanie Cellier – Review

A Tale of Beauty and the Beast by Melanie Cellier – Review

by Phyllis Helton
January 8, 2018
Book Reviews

A Tale of Beauty and Beast: A Retelling of Beauty and the Beastby Melanie Cellier Series: Beyond the Four Kingdoms #2 Published by Luminant Publications Publication Date November 26, 2017 Genres: Action/Adventure, Clean Romance, Fairy Tale Retelling, Mystery Setting: Fantasy Kingdom Main Character Ages: 18-25 Written for: High-School/Young Adult, Adult […]


A Midwinter’s Wedding – Book Review

A Midwinter’s Wedding – Book Review

by Phyllis Helton
November 29, 2017
Book Reviews, Book Sales

A Midwinter’s Wedding: A Four Kingdoms Novellaby Melanie Cellier Series: The Four Kingdoms #3.5 Publication Date April 20, 2017 Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult, Clean Romance, Action/Adventure Setting: Fantasy World Written for: High-School/Young Adult, Adult Pages: 151 Synopsis: A retelling of The Frog Prince fairy tale. Princess Cordelia is used to […]


A Tale of Beauty and the Beast – New Release

A Tale of Beauty and the Beast – New Release

by Phyllis Helton
November 26, 2017
New Releases

A Tale of Beauty and Beast: A Retelling of Beauty and the Beast (Beyond the Four Kingdoms #2)by Melanie Cellier Series: Beyond the Four Kingdoms #2 Published by Luminant Publications Publication Date Novermber 26, 2017 Genres: Action/Adventure, Clean Romance Setting: Fantasy Kingdom Written for: High-School/Young Adult, Adult Pages: 338 Synopsis: […]


Snow and the Seven Teenagers by Julia Keanini – Review

Snow and the Seven Teenagers by Julia Keanini – Review

by Phyllis Helton
October 22, 2017
Book Reviews

Snow and the Seven Teenagersby Julia Keanini Published by Pickled Plum Publishing Publication Date September 25th 2017 Genres: Clean Romance, Fairy Tale Retelling Setting: Carolinas Contemporary Main Character Ages: 35-60 Written for: Adult Pages: 266 Synopsis: What happens when happily ever after is ruined? Widow, Snow Meyers, was forced to […]


Isabella and the Slipper by Victorine E. Lieske Review

Isabella and the Slipper by Victorine E. Lieske Review

by Phyllis Helton
August 19, 2017
Book Reviews

Isabella and the Slipperby Victorine E. Lieske Published by Kindle Press Publication Date August 8th 2017 Genres: Young Adult, Fairy Tale Retelling, Clean Romance, Romance Pages: 185 Synopsis: When Isabella accidentally switches phones with Chase Hawkins, the hottest guy in school, she finds herself making an unexpected connection with her […]