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And I love the fact that the story begins with the fairy tale, but the romance in this storyline is decidedly un-fairy tale.
Yeah, we needed backstory - but I felt like the backstory was too drawn out and Slayton spent too many pages rehashing things that she had already told us.
On a side note, I also feel like the book description gave away too much and, at the same time, gave away misinformation and I really don’t like that.
You know what? I loved the story. Cinderella's Dress included so many unexpected elements, that I had no choice but to follow along. Read morePublished 1 hour ago by CC
I'm a huge fan of fairy tale retellings and most anything to do with princesses. I love the idea that Cinderella was a real person and that there is a family who helps guard her... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Montessori Librarian
Cinderella’s Dress by Shonna Slayton was a sweet, fun, and unique story; it kept me turning pages! From the gorgeous cover, to the captivating era, to the charming characters, this... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Shantelle H.
Kate didn't know what her family was like until one day . . .it came to her doorstep.
Johnny doesn't know what to think of Kate until . . . Read more
I really enjoyed this book! The prologue pulled me in, and the unusual time and place of the story (a Cinderella book set in 1940s New York City? Read morePublished 4 months ago by K. Bucholtz
The idea behind this book was unique, a fresh look at a time old tale. When I heard about this book I couldn't wait to get my hands on it, I'm an absolute sucker for stories like... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Lindsey
It was hard enough being a teenage girl in World War II. Kate Allen, a young lady, is up to her neck in troubles. Three of her favorite men are serving in the war. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Teen Reads
I absolutely LOVED this book and am eagerly awaiting the sequel! I couldn't put this book down as it had everything I love in it: beautiful dresses, mystery, some romance, history... Read morePublished 7 months ago by deann1967
Cinderella’s Dress is the hot chocolate of fairy tale adaptations (or tea, if you’re more Britishly inclined). It is sweet and soothing, but don’t forget to watch the temperature. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Chanis