Fairest of All: A Tale of the Wicked Queen

Fairest of All: A Tale of the Wicked Queen Description:

The tale of the young princess and her evil stepmother the Wicked Queen is widely known Despite a few variations from telling to telling the story remains the same the Queen was jealous of the girl s beauty and this jealousy culminated in the Queen s attempt on the sweet naive girl s life br br Another tale far less often spoken of is the one that explains what caused the Queen to become so contemptuously vile Still some have attempted to guess at the reason Perhaps the Queen s true nature was that of a wicked hag and her beautiful regal appearance a disguise used to fool the King Others claim that the Queen might have hated the girl for her resemblance to the King s first wife Mostly the Queen is painted as a morally abhorrent woman who never loved another being during the course of her miserable life br br In fact the theories about exactly what cause the Queen s obsessive vanity and jealous rage are too numerous to catalog This book recounts a version of the story that has remained untold until now It is a tragic tale of love and loss and it contains a bit of magic It is a tale of the Wicked Queen

Rating: 3.80 out of 5

The Beast Within: A Tale of Beauty's Prince

The Beast Within: A Tale of Beauty's Prince Description:

A cursed prince sits alone in a secluded castle Few have seen him but those who claim they have say his hair is wild and nails are sharp like a beast s But how did this prince once jovial and beloved by the people come to be a reclusive and bitter monster And is it possible that he can ever find true love and break the curse that has been placed upon him

Rating: 3.48 out of 5

Poor Unfortunate Soul: A Tale of the Sea Witch

Poor Unfortunate Soul: A Tale of the Sea Witch Description:

The third novel in Serena Valentino s i Fairest of All i i Beast Within i VILLAINS trilogy featuring the story of the Little Mermaid from the perspective of the sea witch Ursula

Rating: 3.64 out of 5

Once Upon a Time (Nightmares & Fairy Tales, #1)

Once Upon a Time (Nightmares & Fairy Tales, #1) Description:

This haunting first collection of Annabelle s memories are filled with frightening stories and dark fairy tales about her various owners Featuring the first issues as well as some other spookirific surprises including an introduction by Tommy Kovac Skelebunnies Stitch and Autumn as well as a guest page by Jhonen Vasquez and other SLG creators

Rating: 3.42 out of 5

GloomCookie (GloomCookie, #1)

GloomCookie (GloomCookie, #1) Description:

GloomCookie s attache suivre les pas d un groupe de personnages aux destins li s de fa on tout fait originale Il y a Lex laquelle est amoureuse de Max Max n prouve rien pour elle quoique et aime la faire marcher Il y a Isabella la Reine de la communaut goth qui aime exercer son emprise sur les autres Et enfin il y a Sebastian lequel ignore tout de son pass et sa petite amie Chrys qui n aurait pas fait de mal une mouche avant de rencontre le monstre cach sous le lit de Sebastian Bref il se passe beaucoup de choses dans les r cits de Serena Valentino et Ted Naifeh trahisons amours d ues mauvaise po sie et monstres sous le lit sont au rendez vous pour les protagonistes de ce conte de f es moderne

Rating: 3.30 out of 5

Beautiful Beasts (Nightmares & Fairy Tales, #2)

Beautiful Beasts (Nightmares & Fairy Tales, #2) Description:

Nightmares and Fairy Tales is a continuing series filled with dark fairy tales and horror stories all narrated by Annabelle a disturbingly creepy cute little doll Each person who possesses Annabelle falls into horrible circumstances and Annabelle isn t sure if she s merely witnessing the horror or causing it

Rating: 3.30 out of 5

1140 Rue Royale (Nightmares & Fairy Tales, #3)

1140 Rue Royale (Nightmares & Fairy Tales, #3) Description:

This tale belongs to the dead and the house they dwell in Madame Lalaurie inflicted unspeakable acts upon her slaves at Rue Royale and now their tortured souls are seeking revenge on the house s new occupants an elderly woman named Victoria and her young niece Rebecca Rebecca must fight for their lives as she learns of the house s horrifying past encounters monstrous nuns with a deadly secret in the attic and becomes possessed by one of the spirits in her new home

Rating: 3.69 out of 5

GloomCookie, Volume 2 (GloomCookie, #2)

GloomCookie, Volume 2 (GloomCookie, #2) Description:

Gothic fairy tales with sharp characters and dialogue and gorgeous art grace these vignettes of romance humor horror and sorrow Unrequited love social treachery bad goth poetry and monsters under the bed lure you in with daring imagery and a rich dark atmosphere

Rating: 3.73 out of 5

Broken Curses (GloomCookie, #3)

Broken Curses (GloomCookie, #3) Description:

The drama continues with GloomCookie s third collection Lex amp Damion are haunted by a terrible curse Sebastian struggles to understand his increasing powers and Chrys learns about her past

Rating: 3.62 out of 5

Dancing with the Ghosts of Whales (Nightmares & Fairy Tales, #4)

Dancing with the Ghosts of Whales (Nightmares & Fairy Tales, #4) Description:

Nightmares amp Fairy Tales returns to the book s manga inspired roots with two new retellings of classic horror stories and fairy tales This issue features two stories inspired by Sleeping Beauty and H P Lovecraft s Shadow over Innsmouth

Rating: 3.75 out of 5