Tag: Retellings

There was no chemistry at all! Desperate Measures by Katee Robert [Book Review]

There was no chemistry at all! Desperate Measures by Katee Robert [Book Review]

I liked the premise of Desperate Measures. Unfortunately, I felt that there was no chemistry between Jasmine and Jafar! I’ve also watched the Disney version of Aladdin multiple times and I just can’t get the image of the animated Jafar out of my head, so thinking about him as the hero was just eeeew! Desperate Measures is a twisted fantasy erotic romance retelling that really adds a new twist to the fairy tale retellings that have been so popular. Frankly, I do love a good twist in fairy tale retellings but I guess I’m just not the audience for this specific […]

• Posted January 24, 2020 • 0 Comments

Everneath by Brodi Ashton | Book Review

Everneath by Brodi Ashton | Book Review

Everneath is loosely based on the Greek mythology of Persephone and Hades and of Orpheus and Eurydice with mentions of the Egyptian gods Isis and Osiris.  The story starts 6 human months after the feed where the main protagonist Nikki awakens after being sent to the Everneath (or the Underworld).  The Feed or Feeding is the way an Everliving (those immortals that live in the Underworld) can continue their immortal lives by stealing/feeding on the emotions and memories of the living (humans).  The feed lasts for a hundred years which is like 6 months of human time.  Once you have been […]

• Posted February 28, 2013 • 0 Comments