Cursed (Spun Fairytales Book 1) by R.L. Weeks – (Review by Aubrie – #NerdGirlNight)

Title: Cursed (Spun Fairytales Book 1)

Author: R.L. Weeks

Published Date: January 7th 2018

Genre: Fantasy

Rating:

1 star1 star

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***THIS BOOK WAS PROVIDED TO NERD GIRL IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW***

Synopsis

What if I told you that every fairytale you’ve ever read all took place in one world?
Cantata is a world filled with love, lust, and magic. However, lurking behind the perfect smokescreen are the cursed ones; the forgotten, the damned, and the downright terrifying and they’re fed up with the so-called heroes getting all the credit.
Marisa is thrust into a world of sadistic seduction and power plays. When she agrees to marry the Duke of Melgorn, a man with tastes she could never satisfy.
Between him, the Prince, and her best friend, Marisa is forced into making a difficult decision that poisons her core and leaves her cursed.
Left to rot in the now derelict kingdom, she lives out her days in the castle waiting to find someone as power-hungry as she is to inflict the curse on, thereby freeing herself.
Prince George or Domor is not a stranger to curses. Living as a frog because of his scorned ex-fiancé, Amelia has left him with a taste for more power.
Finally, free of his curse, he stumbles into the castle in the abandoned kingdom of Melgorn and meets his fate.
The only one who can break his curse is a woman who will do anything to protect her family. However, the vengeful Amelia won’t let him get his happily-ever-after.
Combining Beauty and the Beast, Hansel and Gretel, Rumpelstiltskin, and Snow White, Cursed tells the stories of what happens to the Cursed Ones in a land filled with magick.

***Adult Warning – May Contain Graphic Sex, Strong Language, Or Adult Situations. Caution Advised***
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***Aubrie – #NerdGirlNight’s Review***
Sexy, dark fairytale retellings? YES PLEASE! Sign me up! I was SO excited to dive into this beauty. The cover, the premise, the blurb, all of it excited me. Unfortunately, this book was not for me. The characters lacked depth for me, and there was a lot of telling vs. showing. The writing wasn’t enough to keep my interested, and I DNF’d at about 70%. While the plot and the premise were promising, it just fell flat for me.

That being said, if you are one to enjoy SMUT, retellings, and simple writing style, then you would definitely enjoy this read.

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