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Somewhere in the last couple of years, “The Twelve Dancing Princesses” (or, “The Shoes That Were Danced to Pieces”) became one of my favorite fairy tales. I’ve read many retellings, and even wrote one for NaNoWriMo 2011. For the Once … Continue reading
Long-time readers may remember that for NaNo 2011, I wrote the first draft of a novel based around the fairy tale of The Twelve Dancing Princesses (or The Shoes That Were Worn to Pieces). I’ve finally completed a revision of … Continue reading
Two of my favorite fairy tales are “The Twelve Dancing Princesses” and “Beauty and the Beast.” So of course I was intrigued by a novel that promised to retell both of them. The Princess Curse by Merrie Haskell lived up … Continue reading
What if the twelve dancing princesses had another sister? That’s the premise of The Thirteenth Princess by Diane Zahler, retelling the fairy tale of the twelve dancing princesses from the point of view of their youngest sister, Zita. This story … Continue reading