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Hunting Monsters

Author: 

S.L. Huang

This is a really nice retelling/mashup of the Beauty and the Beast and Red Riding Hood fairy tales, told from the viewpoint of Beauty's teenage daughter. It is a well-constructed and well-told story, and I liked how it makes you think not just about what is left out of the traditional viewpoint of those tales, but also about what viewpoints we might be overlooking in our own world.

Favorite Thing: 
The worldbuilding
Hunting Monsters book cover: a young woman with a red scarf, fur wrap, and a gun
Book Length: 
Shortest
Stand Alone: 
Yes
Stickiness: 
Moderate
Disclosures: 
None