Book Review: The Merchant’s Daughter by Melanie Dickerson

Title: The Merchant’s Daughter
Written By: Melanie Dickerson
Genre: Christian Historical Fiction/Fairy Tale Retelling
Recommended Ages: 13 & up

Introduction:

Beauty and the Beast has always been my favorite fairy tale. So when I realized this one was a retelling of that tale, I had to read it. This is my second time reading it, and I must say that it is better the second time through. Continue reading

Book Review: The Healer’s Apprentice by Melanie Dickerson

Title: The Healer’s Apprentice
Written By: Melanie Dickerson
Genre: Christian Historical Fiction/Fairy Tale Retelling
Recommended Ages: 13 & up

Introduction:

I read this book once before and remember enjoying it. This is a Sleeping Beauty retelling. It doesn’t have any magic and there are quite a few differences from the original tale, but it is a very enjoyable read and I loved all the nuances in the book. Continue reading

Blog Tour: Five Glass Slippers (plus a giveaway)

Once upon a time there was a contest.  In this contest there were five winners of this contest and they all had their stories published in one book.   And now the book has been polished and is published.  What kind of book is it?  “The Five Glass Slippers” contains five individual stories all telling the Cinderella story in a different and unique way.  If that isn’t awesome, I don’t know what is.

Final Cover

About the Collection

 ONE BELOVED STORY, FIVE EXCITING WRITERS
A COLLECTION TO CHERISH

What happens when Cinderella is so painfully shy that she cannot bear the idea of attending the royal ball? Or when the slipper fits . . . but on the wrong girl? What happens when Cinderella is determined to oust an imposter prince from her rightful throne? Or when she is a cendrillon miner working from a space station orbiting a cthonian planet? What happens when Cinderella, a humble housemaid, is sent with a message for a prisoner trapped in a frightening fairy circus?

Here is Cinderella as you have never met her before, wearing glass slippers and off on unforgettable adventures!

 Available now in paperback and Kindle formats!

To learn more about each of the individual stories, visit the blog tour home.

Kindle eBook Sale!

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Today I had the privilege of asking Stephanie Ricker a question.  But, first, here is a little information about her version of Cinderella. Continue reading