Foolishly pledging their lives to finding the long-lost Seeing Glass, cousins Jack and Jill, with a three-legged talking frog to serve as the. In a Glass Grimmly has ratings and reviews. Danielle The Book Huntress (Back to the Books) said: Once again, Adam Gidwitz has knocked my socks. 14 quotes from In a Glass Grimmly (A Tale Dark & Grimm, #2): ‘There is this weird thing that happens, when you stop worrying so much about what other peo.

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Want to hear more about Adam’s brilliant books? I was at BEA and saw the poster for this companion novel which I did not know was coming out and started squealing and jumping and pointing and my sister was pretending NOT to know me. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Kindle Editionpages. It’s not for the faint of heart, but once again narrator Gidwitz gives readers a heads-up and invites the squeamish to skip the upcoming parts — which will no doubt serve to increase most readers’ determination to read on.

Really seeing yourself, though, that’s the hard part. I laughed aloud just like I did while listening glaas the first one.

Sometimes there is nothing better than curling up and visiting an old, favourite tale with a new spin. Adam Gidwitz takes this, builds on it and adds a touch of humor Sign in or join to save for later.

My favorite part of the book may just have been when Jill outwits the giants by having an eating contest and pouring the porridge into a blanket. My son read the first book at age 8 and continues to enjoy this series at almost Please try again later. If you like some cheesy gross or creepy stuff here and there this may be the book for you but don’t pick it up thinking its all out blood and gore.


In this, the second book, he pulls Andersen’s tales into the mix. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now.

I’m not explaining it well, but when you read his books, you know what I mean. This is the second in a series of books that takes it’s cue from the fact that the “original” versions of fairy tales grimmmly in fact pretty dark and bloody. And I believe it.

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I also loved the authors notes at the end of the book telling the reader where the different stories came from in the book. It’s a quick, entertaining read.

Jun 04, May Regan rated it it was amazing.

Adam Gidwitz Fairy Tale May 08, Eustacia Tan rated it it was amazing. This was good, but not great. Just added that in case it bothers gtimmly He has a wicked, sarcastic sense of humor that delights even as the charac Dark and witty, just the way I like my authors.

In a Glass Grimmly (A Tale Dark & Grimm, #2) by Adam Gidwitz

While familiarity with the tales isn’t necessary, it certainly makes the reading more fun. Grimmy it Forward Read it first. Any way not a bad book, even enjoyable. Return to Book Page. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of I would recommend this book to people who like odd stories and fairytales.

Next, they meet an elderly women who tells them to find a legendary glass that will give them extraordinary powers. Maybe that was because I recognized the book’s message about self-empowerment almost from the opening pages. Young fans will be ecstatic. Can you read this one before the first one? I strongly recommend getting the audiobook narrated by Johnnie Heller. I loved that he even used a Car Talk story as a source. Thus we get match girls dying in the snow, snow queens snatching youngsters away, “Big Bad Wolves” wolfing down girls in red hoods, witches that eat children and so on.


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You will regret it! What do you like about reading modern fairy tales? Grosome I think it’s a very good book that gives a great twist to modern fairytales. However, I do like the tone of the book and the humor and homage to the tradition of fairytales.

Oct 27, B. How old is your kid? That’s no hardship, although I will warn you, don’t start eating when you read the part where Jack and Jill enter the Giant’s Cave. And it is as good as the first. Gidwitz is clearly a kindred spirit.

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Jun 06, Seanna rated it really liked it. So it’s not one of those “adult fairy-tale retellings” that seem to be the pre-requisite to turn anything dark, this book recognises that kids s handle dark and scary tales and gives it to them in spades.

I probably shouldn’t have told you that. Most of the time I felt a bit disgusted from the characters action. Did they ever find the looking glass? This is what many very pretty people think.

Is it any good?