{Review} Rags & Bones: New Twists on Timeless Tales

17310066Authors: Melissa Marr, Tim Pratt, Neil Gaiman, Carrie Ryan, Gene Wolfe, Kelly Armstrong, Rick Yancey, Kami Garcia, Holly Black, Garth Nix, Margaret Stohl, Saladin Ahmed

Published: October 22nd 2013

Publisher: Little Brown Books for Young Readers

Genres: Young-Adult/  Fairy Tale/ Retellings/ Short Stories/ Anthology/ Classic/ Fantasy/ Paranormal

Format: Hardcover

Source: Won

My Rating: 4 Stars

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From Sir Edmund Spenser’s The Faerie Queen to E.M. Forster’s “The Machine Stops,” literature is filled with sexy, deadly, and downright twisted tales. In this collection, award-winning and bestselling authors reimagine their favorite classic stories, the ones that have inspired, awed, and enraged them, the ones that have become ingrained in modern culture, and the ones that have been too long overlooked. They take these stories and boil them down to their bones, and then reassemble them for a new generation of young adult readers.

Written from a twenty-first century perspective and set within the realms of science fiction, dystopian fiction, fantasy and realistic fiction, these short stories are as moving and thought provoking as their originators. They pay homage to groundbreaking literary achievements of the past while celebrating each author’s unique perception and innovative style.

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Review: The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey

Release Date: September 16th 2014 Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Series: The 5th Wave #2 Genre: YA Science Fiction/Post-Apocalyptic/Dystopia Format: Hardcover Source: Purchased Rating: 5 stars Purchase: Amazon | B&N | Book Depo How do you rid the Earth of seven billion humans? Rid the humans of their humanity. Surviving the first four waves was nearly impossible. Now Cassie Sullivan finds herself in a new world, a world in […]

Stacking The Shelves #21

stacking the shelves

Stacking The Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews that spotlights the books we are adding to our shelves, whether they be virtual or physical.

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Traded

The Young World by Chris Weitz (paperback) I traded one of my YA hardcovers for this with Nicole over at The Quiet Concert

Won

The Dreamosphere by Laura Stoddard (paperback) I won this in a giveaway from The Cover Contessa

NetGalley

Lacy Eye by Jessica Treadway

Purchased

The Infinite Sea (The 5th Wave #2) by Rick Yancey (Hardcover) Excited to continue this story!!

Lie For Me: Griff’s Story (Find Me 0.5) by Romily Bernard (Kindle) Just finished with Find Me and I had to get this

Booklook Bloggers

Rebels (The Safelands #3) by Jill Williamson (paperback) I’ve had the first 2 books for awhile now but I will be binge reading the 3 starting in a few weeks.

Amazon Freebies

The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

Pretty Little Liars by Sara Shepard

A few to look forward to reading, especially The Infinite Sea! What books did you add to your shelves this week?