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  1. Konstanze Konstanze says:

    Briar Rose PDF Ð Hardcover briar pdf, rose ebok, Briar RoseBriar Rose ePUBI m really, really disturbed by the majority of two star reviews here dismissing the book because of its LGBT content It s been two years since I read it, so I don t exactly remember how graphic it was, but if I had to make an educated guess it wasn t half as graphic as your average heterosexual romance novel.Let me be clear here I didn t like this book At all I didn t like it because the Holocaust story seemed tacked on and deliberately made to fit the fairy tale for dramatic effect and tha I m really, really disturbed by the majority of two star reviews here dismissing the book because of its LGBT content It s been two years since I read it, so I don t exa


  2. Madeline Madeline says:

    Briar Rose PDF Ð Hardcover briar pdf, rose ebok, Briar RoseBriar Rose ePUBBecca has grown up hearing her grandmother called Gemma because one of her granddaughters couldn t pronounce grandma tell the story of Sleeping Beauty to her and her sisters Gemma s story is different from the widely known version, however in this one, Briar Rose has red hair like Gemma and lives in a castle where everyone falls asleep after an evil fairy sends a mist over everyone When the prince comes to the castle, he kisses Sleeping Beauty, but she is the only one who wakes up W Becca has grown up hearing her grandmother called Gemma because one of her granddaughters couldn t pronounce grandma tell the story of Sleeping Beauty to her and her sisters Gemma s story is different from the widely known version, however in this one, Briar Rose has red hair like Gemma and lives in a castle where everyone falls


  3. emma emma says:

    Briar Rose PDF Ð Hardcover briar pdf, rose ebok, Briar RoseBriar Rose ePUB1.25 5 starsthis just seems like a good idea, poorly executed the writing style reminded me a lot of nancy drew for some reason maybe because of how frequently it described appearances but it was wordier and try hardier it was super boring and disappointing the payoff of the reveal was not even close to worth it the romance was gross and deeply unnecessary this was not a fun rea


  4. Jennifer Jennifer says:

    Briar Rose PDF Ð Hardcover briar pdf, rose ebok, Briar RoseBriar Rose ePUBThis novel retells a segment of the holocaust through the lens of a family story masquerading as a fairy tale This device was interesting and ambitious, but it fell flat I had a little trouble determine the intended audience for this book The viewpoint character is a young woman, a


  5. Marquise Marquise says:

    Briar Rose PDF Ð Hardcover briar pdf, rose ebok, Briar RoseBriar Rose ePUBMmm, I m very sorry to say that this is by far the most implausible retelling of a classic fairy tale that I ve read recently, and not because of historical inaccuracies or bad writing.Simply put it s because Yolen tries too hard to draw a parallel between the Charles Perrault tale of Briar Rose, a.k.a The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood, and the tribulations of Gemma Gitl Mandelstein, a now elderly survivor of the Holocaust who obsessive compulsively tells and retells the fairy tale to her three Mmm, I m very sorry to say that this is by far the most implausible retelling of a classic fairy tale that I ve read recently, and not because of historical inaccuracies or b


  6. Lisa Vegan Lisa Vegan says:

    Briar Rose PDF Ð Hardcover briar pdf, rose ebok, Briar RoseBriar Rose ePUBWow I read it in one day and that is unusual for me I couldn t put it down It s different from what I was expecting, I guess because her The Devil s Arithmetic had a young teen protagonist and hadof a speculative fiction aspect, and I was afraid this would be pure fairy tale However, this story is not fantasy but modern day historical fiction Holocaust fiction, wi


  7. Jolie Jolie says:

    Briar Rose PDF Ð Hardcover briar pdf, rose ebok, Briar RoseBriar Rose ePUBI have always loved fairy tales, and their retellings, ever since I got my hands on a complete collection of Grimm s Fairy Tales So I was excited to find this retelling of Sleeping Beauty that is, of all things, also a Holocaust story Becca is the 3rd daughter third very important in fairy tales of a Jewish family, whose grandmother, known to them as Gemma, has slipped into senility and finally dies On her deathbed, Gemma makes Becca promise to track down her inheritance the truth of t I have always loved fairy tales, and their retellings, ever since I got my hands on a complete collection of Grimm s Fairy Tales So I was excited to find this rete


  8. Beth Beth says:

    Briar Rose PDF Ð Hardcover briar pdf, rose ebok, Briar RoseBriar Rose ePUBI never read much Young Adult fiction before joining Goodreads because it never occurred to me that some of it could appeal to an adult reader But that was then and this is now and while the majority of my book choices are still geared toward an adult audience, I m certainlyopen to YA as a possible source for enjoyment than I ever used to be I m glad because this book was a winner.A lot of YA tends to oversimplify certain things and this was no exception, however, since the intended audi I never read much Young Adult fiction before joining Goodreads because it never occurred to me that some of it could appeal to an adult reader But that was then and this is now and while the majority of my book choices are still geared toward an adult audience, I m certainlyopen to YA as a possible source for enjoyment than I ever used to be I m glad because this book was a winner.A lot of YA tends to oversimplify certain things and this was no


  9. Rachel Rachel says:

    Briar Rose PDF Ð Hardcover briar pdf, rose ebok, Briar RoseBriar Rose ePUBOkay, I actually couldn t finish this because the writing was deeply awful which is a shame, because I thought the plot was very interesting , but I have to post a review just so I can include the line that had me and my husband laughing ourselves silly Real line,


  10. Chris Horsefield Chris Horsefield says:

    Briar Rose PDF Ð Hardcover briar pdf, rose ebok, Briar RoseBriar Rose ePUBWonderful book for young readersgrades 6 8 A fun story about a young girl who learns about her grandmother s true identity through the content of a box her grandmother leaves her If you enjoyed and you will enjoy it I was going to add to the list and as fantastic and education the Night is, its not really for young Adult Briar Rose is perfect for the YA format.Set in the present day with flashbacks to the Holocaust, it is an unforgettable story Yolen skillful Wonderful book for young readersgrades 6 8 A fun story about a young girl who learns about her grandmother s true identity through the content of a box her grandmother leaves her If you enjoyed and you will enjoy it I was going to add to the list and as fantastic and education the Night is, its not really for young


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Briar Rose Briar Rose PDF Ð Hardcover briar pdf, rose ebok, Briar RoseBriar Rose ePUBA powerful retelling of Sleeping Beauty that is heartbreaking and heartwarming An American Library AssociationBest Books for Teens An American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults Ever since she was a child, Rebecca has been enchanted by her grandmother Gemma s stories about Briar Rose But a promise Rebecca makes to her dying grandmother will lead her on a remarkable journey to uncover the truth of Gemma s astonishing claimI am Briar Rose A journey that will lead her to unspeakable brutality and horror But also to redemption and hope.

  • Hardcover
  • 241
  • Briar Rose
  • Jane Yolen
  • English
  • 07 August 2018
  • 0765342308

About the Author: Jane Yolen

Briar Rose PDF Ð Hardcover briar pdf, rose ebok, Briar RoseBriar Rose ePUBJane Yolen is a novelist, poet, fantasist, journalist, songwriter, storyteller, folklorist, and children s book author who has writtenthan three hundred books Her accolades include the Caldecott Medal, two Nebula Awards, the World Fantasy Award, three Mythopoeic Awards, the Kerlan Award, two Christopher Awards, and six honorary doctorate degrees from colleges and universities in Massachusetts and New Hampshire Born and raised in New York City, the mother of three and the grandmother of six, Yolen lives in Massachusetts and St Andrews, Scotland.