Wednesday 29 April 2015

WoW #48: Mirrored by Alex Flinn

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week, I'm waiting on...


by Alex Flinn

  book cover

Expected publication: September 15th 2015

Genres: Young Adult; Fairy-tale Retellings

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Mirror, mirror in my hand…

Beauty is the key to everything. At least, that’s how it seems to Violet—ugly, bullied, and lonely. To be beautiful, in her eyes, is to have power and love. And when Kendra, the witch, teaches Violet how to use magic, she may finally get what she wants.

For Celine, beautiful since birth, her looks have been a hindrance. She discovers that beauty is also a threat—especially to her stepmother, Violet, who doesn’t want anyone sharing the attention she worked so hard to get and who will do anything to be the fairest of them all.

But beauty isn’t only skin deep and love isn’t based on looks alone. And though Violet and Celine may seem to be completely opposite, their lives are almost…MIRRORED.

-- Synopsis as seen on Alex Flinn’s website.

You know how I love retellings, so naturally this has become one of my need-to-reads this year. I love the cover, too! When I came across Mirrored, I didn’t realised Alex Flinn had written a few other retellings as well… (Yep, it seems like I’ve been under a retelling rock!) I’m dying to know, has anyone read any of her other books?? Which one should I start with? There’s lots of time between now and September, so I’d like to try one before then. I can never have too many retellings on my TBR list, so adding a few more won’t hurt!

What do you think? And what are you waiting on this week?


  1. I am obsessed with retellings lately and this one sounds great too! Thank you for sharing Alma! Here's my WoW if you would like to check it out! Have a great day!

  2. Ooooh! I love a good retelling! This one sounds awesome and I LOVE the cover!! I hope we both get to read it! :)

    Here's my WoW!

  3. OOooh nice! I hear so many mixed things about this author's retellings, I'm kinda scared to try it. But I do love me a good fairytale retelling! Great pick!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

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