Review: Glamour: Contemporary Fairytale Retellings

July 17, 2017

Glamour anthology
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Release - July 18, 2017
Genre: A range from Contemporary, RomCom, Erotica and Dark Romance
Length - 484 pages

Once upon a time...

Remember the fairy tales your parents read to you when you were little?

These are NOT those fairy tales.

From modern day royalty to metaphorical dragons, contemporary castles to sexy heroes, these bestselling authors twist tales as old as time into something new.

GLAMOUR contains eight exclusive never-before-seen novellas that each have an HEA... because they all lived happily ever after.

Includes the following retellings...

KNOT by Lili St. Germain (A Rapunzel story)

RED HOT PURSUIT by A.L. Jackson (A Little Red Riding Hood story)

RIPPLES by Aleatha Romig (A Prince and the Pauper story)

IN A STRANGER'S BED by Sophie Jordan (A Goldilocks story)

BEDTIME STORY by Skye Warren (A Sleeping Beauty story)

ROYAL MATTRESS by Nicola Rendell (A Princess and the Pea story)

MUSIC BOX GIRL by Sierra Simone (A Twelve Dancing Princesses story)

BROKEN HARP by Nora Flite (A Jack and the Beanstalk story)

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I had intended to choose a story to review and go from there, but I found it impossible to choose just one. Sorry not sorry. While a couple of the stories weren't my particular cup of tea, I can guarantee that many people will absolutely love them just the same. However, stories such as Royal Mattress by Nicola Rendall and Knot by Lili St Germain were right up my alley. One was a sweet romcom while the other was a dark read leading up to a new series. And yet they were equally satisfying.

Each story had its own varying degree of steam, character development and plot. A few of the authors were new-to-me, such as Sierra Simone, and I'm thrilled that I got the chance to sample their writing and story-telling style. Honestly, this book was the best of two worlds: an ANTHOLOGY chock-full of fairytale RE-TELLINGS! How can you really go wrong?

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