Thursday, May 30, 2013

Review #1491 Secrets, Monsters, and Magic Mirrors by Donald B. Lemke






Review: #1491
Book: Secrets, Monsters, and Magic Mirrors: Stone Arch Fairy Tales Volume 2
Author: Donald B. Lemke
Rating: one star (out of four)
Release date: Aug. 1, 2011
Pages: 176
Publisher: Capstone
Source: NetGalley
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There was something off with this book. I was looking forward to reading it because it was a graphic novel and involved fairy tales - so win-win, right? Unfortunately, I didn't end up liking it as much as I had hoped. I felt like the stories could have been handled better, I didn't like how they portrayed the characters or setting. I did appreciate how each story had unique illustrations, but I didn't care for the them, or the way they chose to tell the story. This book was just kind of a disappointment. I went into it with an open mind because I hadn't read anything like this, but the contents of Secrets, Monsters, and Magic Mirrors just did not sit well with me.

*Book provided through NetGalley by publisher in exchange for my honest review.

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