Book Beginnings

30 Nov




Book Beginnings on Friday is now hosted by Rose City Reader.  Don’t dig for your favorite book, the coolest, the most intellectual. Use the CLOSEST.

dark and grimm  From A Tale Dark & Grimm by Adam Gidwitz

“Once upon a time, fairy tales were awesome. I know, I know.  You don’t believe me. I don’t blame you.  A little while ago, I wouldn’t have believed it myself.  Little girls in red caps skipping around the forest? Awesome? I don’t think so. 

But then I started to read them. The real, Grimm ones.  Very few little girls in red caps in those.

Well, there’s one.  But she gets eaten.”


Posted by on November 30, 2012 in Uncategorized


3 responses to “Book Beginnings

  1. laurelrainsnow

    November 30, 2012 at 6:48 am

    Ah, very tempting! Thanks for sharing…and here’s MY FRIDAY MEMES POST

  2. Sandra Nachlinger

    November 30, 2012 at 11:37 am

    I’ve never read the REAL Grimm’s fairy tales, but I’ve heard they’re much darker than the Disney-ized versions we’ve become accustomed to. I think I’d like this book!
    My Book Beginnings / Friday 56 post is from TANGLED ASHES.

  3. Deondra

    November 30, 2012 at 12:18 pm

    I like this Beginning! Thanks for sharing! Have a great week.
    My BB:


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