The Bone Spindle, Book 1

Book review by Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media
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age 12+

Exciting Sleeping Beauty flip has strong female leads.

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age 13+

Great flipped-role retelling with some romance

What I loved: a retelling of Sleeping Beauty with flipped gender roles. The prince needs to be rescued and the women are the heroes. I also love that the sleeping prince has magic and can project himself, which allows him to be more than a sleeping, passive character. The speed of the book was perfect. It's set up for another book to follow, and it makes sense. Ambivalent: dual-voice - works well for the story, and I don't mind dual-voiced books in general representation: Queer/Lesbian, Low SES, Flipped Gender Roles

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