PLAIN BAD HEROINES, emily m. danforth. In one of my favorite novels of 2020, a group of wunderkind 20-somethings discover the terrifying truth behind a story they’re adapting into a meta horror film. Read my review here and an excerpt here. Aggregated critical reviews, Bookshop.
POISONED, Jennifer Donnelly. A YA retelling of Snow White, in which Snow White discovers the jealous, “evil” queen might not be to blame for her banishment after all. Bookshop.
AMONG THE BEASTS & BRIARS, Ashley Poston. In a utopian kingdom whose fortune comes at the expense of a cursed forest, a young woman with the forest’s magic in her blood must work to save it when creatures from the woods begin to descend upon the kingdom. Bookshop.
THE NEIL GAIMAN READER, Neil Gaiman. A collection of Gaiman’s best work, chosen by his readers. Bookshop.