Thief of Cahraman \\ spoiler-free book review

Thief of Cahraman (Fairytales of Folkshore #1)

Title: Thief of Cahraman

Author: Lucy Tempest

Genre & Themes: Fantasy, retelling

Publisher: Indie

Format: Ebook (received via Netgalley. My opinion is still my own)


Synopsis

After years on the run, Adelaide thinks her lonely and dangerous life as a thief is finally over. But her world is upended when a witch steals her away to a faraway kingdom, to perform an impossible heist. If Adelaide fails, her newfound family would be sacrificed to a beast.

To complete her mission, she’s forced to assume the role of a noblewoman and enter a royal competition. The prize is the hand of the elusive Crown Prince. Elimination means certain death. 

As the witch’s literal deadline approaches, Adelaide has one last gamble to save the day, and to escape to a new life with Cyrus, the handsome and mysterious fellow thief who stole her heart. 

But everything falls apart when the prince finally reveals himself… 


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The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom \\ spoiler-free book review

The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom (The League of Princes, #1)

Title: The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom (#1)

Author: Christopher Healy

Genre & Themes: Fantasy, Middle grade

Publisher: Walden Pond Press

Format: Hardcover


Synopsis

Prince Liam. Prince Frederic. Prince Duncan. Prince Gustav. You’ve never heard of them, have you? These are the princes who saved Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Snow White, and Rapunzel, respectively, and yet, thanks to those lousy bards who wrote the tales, you likely know them only as Prince Charming. But all of this is about to change.

Rejected by their princesses and cast out of their castles, the princes stumble upon an evil plot that could endanger each of their kingdoms. Now it’s up to them to triumph over their various shortcomings, take on trolls, bandits, dragons, witches, and other assorted terrors, and become the heroes no one ever thought they could be.

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