Author: Shonna Slayton

Book Review: Spindle by Shonna Slayton

Book Review: Spindle by Shonna Slayton
Posted October 4, 2016 by love2dazzle in Reviews, Young Adult / 0 Comments

  “Spindle” by Shonna Slayton took me for a whirlwind. I still don’t totally know how I feel about this book. Briar rose is working at a spinning mill trying to earn money for her family. Everything in Briar’s world is falling apart. She may lose everything. I really like that Briar Rose is made into a strong character. I love that the story takes place during the Industrial Revolution. Like Slayton’s other books, the story focuses around an artifact from the fairy-tale. Again Slayton does a wonderful job bringing magic to a more modern world. A few things I […]


Teaser Tuesday: Cinderella’s Shoes

Teaser Tuesday: Cinderella’s Shoes
Posted September 29, 2015 by love2dazzle in Features, Teaser Tuesday / 0 Comments

My Teaser: “I’m only trying to figure out where I fit in this fairy tale. What I’m supposed to do. How much I’m supposed to push back when she does soemthing I don’t agree with. And I suppose it’s the same for her. But I dont’ think she realizes what she’s saying sometimes. She’s not mean about it, but she’s used to getting her way.” About love2dazzle Ali Kiki is a reader, writer, reviewer, blogger, and photographer in Portland, OR. An avid reader since childhood, you can usually find her devouring a book or stalking the bookstagram hashtag in her […]


Book Review: Cinderella’s Dress by Shonna Slayton

Book Review: Cinderella’s Dress by Shonna Slayton
Posted June 26, 2014 by love2dazzle in Reviews, Young Adult / 0 Comments

“Cinderella’s Dress” was a cute new spin on the classic fairytale. The idea that there are these magical dress that Cinderella once wore is quite unique. If only these dress really existed I would love to see how gorgeous they are in person. Kate comes from a line of keepers. Women that kept the dresses hidden and safe. Kate finds out that she is suppose to be the next keeper, so she has to decide if she wants the job or not before she goes through the ceremony. In the meantime Elsie, Kate’s great aunt, is sick and so Kate […]


Teaser Tuesday: Cinderella’s Dress by Shonna Slayton

Teaser Tuesday: Cinderella’s Dress by Shonna Slayton
Posted June 24, 2014 by love2dazzle in Features, Teaser Tuesday / 0 Comments

Teaser: “The man I saw had been watching the store, but he never followed  me anywhere. I checked.” She searched her memories for anything else unusual. She thought of the man she saw standing in the rain. “There was another man. I saw him once on your street.” About love2dazzle Ali Kiki is a reader, writer, reviewer, blogger, and photographer in Portland, OR. An avid reader since childhood, you can usually find her devouring a book or stalking the bookstagram hashtag in her lovely apartment surrounded by books. Ali has been blogging since 2006 and she created Dazzled by Books […]