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In Her Head, In Her Eyes

Author: 

Yukimi Ogawa

This is an intriguing retelling of a Japanese fairy tale. A translation of the original tale is included, and reading it for comparison does add to your appreciation of the retelling, but the retelling also stands on its own as an interesting, if a bit odd, short story. It is set in a fascinating world, too, and my only complaint is that the world did not feel completely imagined. Even in a short ebook, the world-building can feel complete, if not completely explored. In this book, the world felt like a sketch of what it could be. Still, the story is well told and the main character really draws you in to the story. It is definitely worth your time.

Favorite Thing: 
The unusual premise
In Her Head, In Her Eyes
Book Length: 
Shortest
Part of Series: 
Not part of a series
Stand Alone: 
Yes
Stickiness: 
Moderate
Disclosures: 
None