If you, like me, believe that fairy tales are much darker than Disney portrays, this new retelling of Sleeping Beauty by Alix Harrow should be just what you’re looking for.
Zinna has an incurable disease. No one who has it has lived past the age of 22. Today is her 21st birthday. But when her best friend Charm throws her a princess birthday party she finds herself transported to a real live fairy tale with a real live princess who needs to be saved before she becomes the next Sleeping Beauty.
But is sleeping for 100 years a curse or a blessing? Zinna is about to find out.