Friday, September 21, 2012

#98: Cinderella Ninja Warrior - Maureen McGowan

In this fast-paced story full of adventure and romance, Cinderella is more than just a servant girl waiting for her prince—she's a tough, fearless girl who is capable of taking charge of a dangerous situation. Seeking to escape the clutches of her evil stepmother, Cinderella perfects her ninja skills and magic talents in secret, waiting for the day when she can break free and live happily ever after. In a special twist, readers have the opportunity to make key decisions for Cinderella and decide where she goes next—but no matter the choice; the result is a story unlike any fairy tale you've ever read!

  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books; Reprint edition (April 1, 2011)
  • ISBN: 9781607102557
  • AMAZON US

AUTHOR BIO:
Maureen McGowan has long been making up stories. She has twice been a finalist in the prestigious Golden Heart Competition, and in 2008 was a finalist in the Amazon Breakout Novel Awards. Before becoming an author, Maureen held various jobs, including auditor, software development manager, and hedge fund CFO. Born and raised in various Canadian cities, Maureen lived and worked in Northern California and Philadelphia for a number of years. She now lives and writes in Toronto, Canada.

My Review for Sleeping Beauty Vampire Slayer

MY OPINION:
I read Sleeping Beauty Vampire Slayer and loved it, so I had high hopes for this one. Cinderella is one of my favorite fairytales after all.
It didn't disappoint either.
I love the darker retelling of this story, where Cinderella is still a servant girl, but in the end is so much more strong and powerful. It's her ninja and magic skills that empower her though, and in an exciting way.
I like that this series is those books with alternate endings. There are eight possibilities, though you always start and finish the book the same way. I still can't wait to take a different approach next time.

5/5

Recommend? Yes.


DISCLAIMER: I won my copy. I was not compensated. All opinions are my own.

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