Waiting on Wednesday (26): My Name is Rapunzel

March 12, 2013
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by
Jill @ Breaking the Spine where bloggers share their most anticipated reads.

This week I'm waiting on
  My Name is Rapunzel by K.C. Hilton
Coming out sometime in 2013

My tale has been told again and again, and I’ve heard each one. Except for my hair, I barely recognize the pitiful renditions. Muddled versions, crafted to entertain laughing children…but the children wouldn’t have laughed if they’d known the real story. It wasn't their fault. They didn't know the truth. Nobody did.

My name is Rapunzel and I will tell you my story. I will tell you the truth.

Why I'm waiting?
My Name is Rapunzel sounds like a dark take on Rapunzel's fairytale. Normally I don't go for retelling, but I'm really liking the premises for this one. If the book is as good as the premises, there is no question that I would love it.

What are you waiting on this week? 


  1. I love Rapunzel, especially Tangled!! This being a dark retelling sounds pretty awesome!!

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  2. I love the Rapunzel story, and tihs sounds like a great, dark retelling!

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  3. Dang, this sounds awesome. And you're totally right, I could see this being really dark and creepy. Great pick! ;)

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  4. Great pick. I like the sound of this book too and the cover is soooo stunning!
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  5. Great cover, interesting choice.


  6. I absolutely love fairy tale retellings, and this one sounds pretty excellent. Good choice!

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  7. I love fairy tale retellings so I have had my eye on this one for awhile. Can't wait to see how Hilton puts her own twist on Rapunzel. Thanks for sharing!

  8. Oh hey,b I'm waiting for this one too! Seems really interesting, right? :)
    Oh, and if you like this kind of books, check out The Fairest of Them All :)
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  9. I do love a good retelling! This will be interesting.


  10. The cover on this one is stunning! SO beautiful. I don't really go for retellings either, so I"ll wait for the reviews when they come out to see if it catches my interest. :)

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  11. Oh my gosh, I am so waiting for this one! I love fairytale retellings, so you could understand my fascination :P
    Hey, check this out! :D
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  12. This is one I have been eagerly anticipating! I hope and pray it's as good as I imagine it will be! Thanks for sharing.

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  13. Sounds awesome! Love retellings of fairytales. Great pick

  14. I'm so glad that i actually found someone who have heard of this books.nobady seems to know anythng about it let alone be excited:)


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