Wow! What an awesome and exciting tour this has been! Did you miss an interview or book review?
No worries! Below is a short recap of all the fun reviews and interviews (with links).
First up, a FANtastic interview with C.S. Johnson about how she reconciled two seemingly different forces (God and magic) in the same story. Plus, find out which Fairy Tale Princess she told she would want to live in the life of.
Want to know how you can participate in a treasure hunt and get to know what this series is about? Check out Amanda’s Books and More review to find out!
What does literary success look like to the author? Why did she choose indie publishing? C.S. shares all in this interview with Aconite Cafe!
Writer and blogger Rachel Poli at I read. I write. I create. shared some great and thought-provoking reviews of the series on her blog. See her reviews of book one and two as well as her reviews of books three and four!
Throw in a deserted island, favorite authors, and of course, gnomes and trolls, and you have one fun chat between C.S. and author Shannon Hiner! Check out this super fun interview as well as her full review on the series.
If you enjoy writing, be sure to take a peek at this interview from Liv K. Fisher! What are some of the first things C.S. takes into consideration when writing a fairytale retelling?
Curious which characters is making bloggers and readers swoon? Mom with a Reading Problem shares who in her review of Beauty’s Curse (and she just might have mentioned how it’s free on all platforms)!
“Looking at all of it from beginning to end – I really liked this One Upon a Princess Series. It was great retelling of Sleeping Beauty with lots of awesome magic, romance, and a bit of faith in God. I hope my readers will consider taking up this series. <3” This is just one glowing review from Emily at Zerina Blossom’s Books. See what else she had to say about books one and two as well as books three and four!
Every wonder if authors sometimes base their characters on real people? C.S. might have done that with one special character. Find out who it was in this interview with So Few Books!
Do you know what True YA Book Blogger said after reading Beauty’s Curse? “I loved this book!” See why over on her blog!
Lastly, get to know C.S. better through this interview with Lands Uncharted, where she shares about her favorite writing tips, line from her book, and other fairy tales she would like to retell.
Many thanks to the bloggers who participated in this tour and C.S. for giving readers an inside scoop about the Once Upon A Princess Saga.
Want to know more about the saga or where you can get it FREE? Scroll down to read more!
About the Saga
“I have better things to do.”
“Like what?” Rose asked. “Waste your life on a fool’s journey, under a silly girl’s orders?”
“I have never considered saving your life to be the same as wasting mine, Rosary.” He came and stood in front of her, the ease of his presence replaced by an unusual heat rather than familiar warmth. Rose had never before been bothered by the six inches he stood taller than her, but all of a sudden the shadow of his strength imposed itself on her.
The cursed beauty of the moonlight revealed the clarity and sharpness of his eyes as she gazed up at him. “What if you did waste your life though? What if?”
“If I have wasted my life, I have wasted it on you. Willingly.”
For four years, Princess Aurora of Rhone—Rose to her friends—has searched the world for a way to break the curse placed on her by Magdalina, the wicked ruler of the fairies at war with her kingdom. Under the curse, Rose is doomed to die on her eighteenth birthday after pricking her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel. And time is running out.
On the eve of her seventeenth birthday, Rose makes the journey home with her friends—Theo, a priest with a penchant for revenge; Mary, a young and talented fairy; and Ethan and Sophia, siblings with a troubled past–as pressure from her father, King Stefanos, leaves her with two equally unsatisfying options: Abdicate the throne, or get married.
Enjoy this novella series retelling of the Sleeping Beauty, with new characters, new plot twists, and plenty of action and adventure. Perfect for teen and young adult historical fantasy readers.
Did you know that book one, Beauty’s Curse, is FREE on all platforms? Yep, sure is, and not only that, did you know at the end of each book in this series is a special collectible clue? Yep! Collect all four books, and get all four special prizes, FREE!
About the Author
C. S. Johnson is the author of several young adult novels, including sci-fi and fantasy adventures such as the Starlight Chronicles series, the Once Upon a Princess saga, and the Divine Space Pirates trilogy. With a gift for sarcasm and an apologetic heart, she currently lives in Atlanta with her family. Find out more at http://www.csjohnson.me.