Book Review: Heartless by Marissa Meyer

18584855Genre: Fantasy / Fairy Tale Retelling

First Released: 2016

Part of a Series?: No


“In this prequel to Alice in Wonderland, Cath would rather open a bakery and marry for love than accept a proposal from the King of Hearts, especially after meeting the handsome and mysterious court jester.”

Where can I find it in the library?

This will be on the second floor of the library in the Vortex.

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Spoiler Free Commentary:

Heartless is a story about how the Queen of Hearts became so merciless and filled with hate. While I really enjoyed this one, I feel it just can’t possibly compare to the Lunar Chronicles. It takes a bit for the story to get moving and once it does, it feels as if it ends far too short. With a bit more editing and maybe some sections, what was a decent book could have became great!

If you want to get a feel for Marissa Meyer’s writing, go check out her Lunar Chronicles! They’re great!

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