Pearce, Jackson

Book - 2011
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
When the owner of a candy shop molds magical treats that instill confidence, bravery, and passion, eighteen-year-old Gretchen's haunted childhood memories of her twin sister's abduction by a witch-like monster begin to fade until girls start vanishing at the annual chocolate festival.

Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0316068659
Branch Call Number: FIC P
Characteristics: 310 p. ; 22 cm.


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Jun 30, 2014
  • blue_jellyfish_93 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

It has action, and horror! I love it!

Jul 30, 2013
  • DevilStateDan rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

A fantastic modern retelling of Hansel & Gretel (with a few surprises!) set in the Southern States of America
The second in her trilogy of retold fairy tales (the others being Sisters Red / Fathomless.

Jul 20, 2013
  • TiffLau rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

The story is similar to the Hansel and Gretel story. this story had more adventures.

Mar 27, 2012
  • KidsLit rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Was okay. Skipped the middle, read the ending and didn't feel like I'd really missed anything.

Oct 29, 2011
  • yippeeforbooks rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

-cool guy, but was a little of a hard-cracker.


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Jul 15, 2013
  • blue_dolphin_1768 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Jul 20, 2013
  • TiffLau rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

This story is about Gretchen's twin sister who were captured by the witch. Gretchen and Ansel went of to search for them. after years pasted, the twins sister find them self trapped in the Live oaks, in south Carolina. Kelly, a candy maker was taking care of them not noticing that it was the witch. While Gretchen ans Ansel were looking for them they found Samuel and he told them that there is a witch that is lurking in the woods to hunts the girls for food. Gretchen knew she had to do something.She went to the live oaks and rescued her sisters and destroy her minions, wolves. After she retrieved them they had nowhere else to go instead head to the ocean.


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Jul 20, 2013
  • TiffLau rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

"As if a dead bolt could possibly keep the witches-no,the wolves-at bay."


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