“They were coming. They never stopped coming. A wolf howled, the call rising to an eerie pitch before dropping, hurtling downward. The echo barely faded when another howl replied. Always… Always, forever, and yet again, they would come. His breath slipped between his teeth and he finally lifted his gaze from the crimson rose as … More Book Review: Rose of the Oath!
“Behind every beast, there is a curse. Behind every curse, there is a promise. Behind every promise, there is a sacrifice. Over two hundred years before the one he’d know as Beauty was born, Adrian risks all in an attempt to win the heart of the one he loves. Instead, he dooms himself and the … More Book Review: Rose of the Night
A series of non-magical fairytale retellings with strong Christian values?! Sign me up! 😀 I’ve enjoyed other books by author Amanda Tero, so I’ve been keeping an eye on this series for a while. 😉 I’m so excited to introduce you to this author and her gorgeous new release The Secret Slipper! About the Book … More The Secret Slipper Review & Amanda Tero Interview!
“Burndee is a young and cantankerous fairy godfather, who would rather bake cakes than help humans. A disgrace to the fairy order, Burndee has only two wards entrusted to his care…a cinder girl and a charming prince. A royal ball presents Burndee with the brilliant solution of how to make his wards happy with the … More Book Review: The Reluctant Godfather
“They would have to come that afternoon. Haydn glared at the rutted road twisted away from the gate beneath him, slithering into the shadows of the Hersweald. And what was the flaming idea behind leaving him in charge? Nerthach in the hands of a criminal… that would put them all in the good graces of … More Book Review: Shadows of the Hersweald
“Eliana longs to see the world beyond the mountains that tower above Salzburg, Austria, but knows that dream will never see such adventure- and neither will she. Surrounded by a world of cruelty, she lives for the weekly visits of Aron, a boy she met on one of her rambles through the countryside. But as … More Book Review: Beyond the Horizon
Join me in welcoming author Allison Tebo to Once Upon an Ordinary! *sets off celebratory fireworks* Allison, tell us a bit about yourself. I’m a Christian homeschool graduate in my mid-twenties. I work part time in a family owned freight brokerage as an agent for a major transportation company, but my real ambition is to … More Allison Tebo Interview
“For three years, the widow and her two daughters, Rosetta and Bianca, have lived alone in the cabin on Mr. Heaton’s vast estate. But this winter they have a visitor. What would bring a man to their lonely home in the bitterness of sub-zero weather? Is he the only man who is in the forest … More Book Review: Our Christmas Bear
“At birth, Ella is inadvertently cursed by an imprudent young fairy named Lucinda, who bestows on her the “gift” of obedience. Anything anyone tells her to do, Ella must obey. Another girl might have been cowed by this affliction, but not feisty Ella: ‘Instead of making me docile, Lucinda’s curse made a rebel of me. … More Book Review: Ella Enchanted
The castle was a sleepy, overgrown place. There seemed to be no humans about, and even the animals that lived there moved sleepily. The people of the village were never quite sure if it was inhabited or not, for legend said ‘yes’ and common sense said ‘no’. As with all mysterious things, legends had grown … More Short Story: The Untold Tale of Sleeping Beauty