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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And I believe it. Overall, this book is less bloody and has more “life lessons”, like telling you to love yourself, just the way you are. Overall, these are fun books that are far more true to the original fairy tales than are the typical children’s book fare. Parent of a 10 and 12 year old Written by Crescentmoon50 March 23, Gglass 30, Mary Kate rated it really liked it.

It was a great book, filled with fantastic and action-filled stories that were gruesome, but exciting. It follows Jack and Jill, two royal cousins, along with a talking three-legged frog, as they travel and experience you guessed it ever more bloody things.

Grimmlu Common Sense for your family. Be the first to discover new talent! I laughed, I cried, I was grossed out, I was nervous, I loved the whole thing. Adam Gidwitz Fairy Tale The mostly-helpful narrator is back, warning of the particularly scary or gross bits, of which there are many; it’s usually beforehand, but occasionally after “Jeez! So we have all heard that boring old nursery rhyme about jack grimnly Jill going up a hill right? Anyway, this time I did enjoy the story, but I didn’t have that “couldn’t put it down” feeling I had with the first b I have to say, this glasss did not wow me the way the first in the series A Tale Dark and Grimm did.


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When they learn they can obtain their hearts’ desires if they find the ancient Seeing Glass, both wish to gain those qualities their parents think they lack. To please her mother, Jill pretends she, too, cares only about her looks.

In a Glass Grimmly is definitely a novel you don’t want to miss out on! Jun 28, Miss Clark rated it really liked it Shelves: As in its companion title, the book is filled with magic, violence, and descriptive passages intended to curl the hair of many readers.

In a Glass Grimmly

It’s a quick, entertaining read. It is funny, it is thought-provoking, it’s a story well-told. It just came out this fall, grimmlj I loved it just as much. Kindle Editionpages. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options.

In a Glass Grimmly Book Review

Now, he writes full-time—which means he writes a couple of hours a day, and lies on the couch staring at the ceiling the rest of the time. He warns off the squeamish, then offers a series of linked tales that grow in complexity as the novel goes on, occasionally interrupting the tales with his own comments. The parents’ guide to what’s in this book. He seems to stay in touch with the child inside himself. But the two cousins have genuine affection for kn other, and as they journey through lands of giants, mermaids, and goblins, they discover that the wishes imposed upon them by their parents are not really who they want to be.


Mar 23, Kat Heckenbach rated it liked it. Is everyone sitting crisscross-applesauce?


Brilliant tale of girl’s enchanted-woods search for friend. The narrator in the first story was more intrusive with all of his warnings about the gruesome things to come, and in this one was more subtle and well, absentminded at times and way more amusing when he forgot certain things that he wanted to warn about.

You may even want to pick this up if your not into grmimly that stuff maybe your kind of just looking for a funny twisted fairy tale.

That combination makes him an irresistible writer.