FIVE STARS This Twisted Tale was set up a little differently than the others. It starts with a young girl who has cancer and her brother. While she gets treatments he reads her Rapunzel, her favorite story. He's tired of it so he decided to make up a Rapunzel story that's different. That's how we… Continue reading Book Review: “What Once Was Mine” by Liz Braswell
Hercules was one of my favorite 90s Disney movies. It wasn't your typical princess story, but if you equate being a Greek god to being a princess then it kind of was. I am Greek and I love mythology, so I was very excited to dive into this Twisted Tale as I make my way through the series. And let me tell you, the author delivered and more!
Let me start off by saying I do not believe this book fits in with the premise of Disney's Twisted Tales series. The whole point of the series is to take the original story and twist it into something else. This story is more of a sequel. It does not twist the original story but takes place when Alice is an adult, eighteen or nineteen, and goes back to Wonderland to save it from the murderous Queen of Hearts....
This was one of the best books in the series by far. I like Lim's writing style probably most out of all the authors who write for this series. She has a beautiful way with words and her writing doesn't feel out of place for a period piece, but also it doesn't feel like it's trying to hard either.
This isn't going to be a super long breakdown or review, but I do want to put this out there...this was by far the best book in the entire Twisted Tales series. I loved the twist that separated Anna and Elsa. It made sense and flowed with the story so well...Click the link to continue to read the review