The Embers We Seek (A Rebel Princess Serial, #1) by Acacia K. Parker was a gripping read that had me hooked from start to finish.
My first read from this author I was drawn to this book by its beautiful cover, fairy tale retelling status, and the raving reviews. I was not disappointed in the least, this book delivered what it entailed, and I had this short powerful book read in one sitting.
Coming in at a whopping 58 pages, this book maybe low on the word count, but it is powerful. To the point, no fluff, no filler this book has everything you want and more in an epic fairy tale retelling. There is one point where I’m so engrossed that I forgot that this book is full length, the battler is under way, and the hellhounds are burning the place down, and our MC Wren learns is a heart breaking way that magic comes with a price. I loved that bittersweet ending, and the promise of more to come.
Overall this book is a must read, and it will be told it 10 parts, and according to the author a new serial will be released the last full week of every month, the next one coming on June 27th. I’m definitely going to be keeping a look out for the next instalment, because I believe this series if going to be something special.
So with all that said, please take my super high recommendation and my stamp of approval, that you will love this epic dark fairy tale retelling, and you will not be able to look at Cinderella the same way again.
-Review by @eawalsh