Dwarves of Calcus by Katie Hamstead

Have you ever started a book that you weren’t quite sure about but then it surprised you. Surprised you in a good way, not in a bad way. Anyone who has even glanced at my blog knows that I read a lot of fairytale retellings. Some good, some not so good. But this surprise was good.

What I liked: I like the whole series of books. I was really surprised by how Hamstead was able to take a very well known fairytale and make it something unique and her own. I loved the interweaving of technology and magic. The pacing of the book was very good and was well written.

What I didn’t like: I am never a big fan of the princess needs a prince to save her trope. There was a little of this in the book but I understand why because of the story Hamstead was telling. But this was the only real thing that I didn’t like.

Star Rating: 4.5

My thoughts: This was the third book of The Fairytale Galaxy Chronicles the other two books were provided by the publisher Quriosity Quills. I really enjoyed this retelling. I am not sure I am going to read the next book even though I enjoyed the first three. But they were fun and light reads that I enjoyed.

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