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The Beautiful Pretender by Melanie Dickerson, Cymplified!

We are all carrying a picture of ourselves – it’s pre-painted based on our statuses in life or on how far our experiences have taken us. For Avelina, the heroine in The Beautiful Pretender, it’s the former as her father was a former stable master and she worked as a maidservant. For Lord Thornbeck, it’s inheriting the margravate and having …

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The Golden Braid by Melanie Dickerson, Cymplified!

Guess which character the title refers to? 😀 Confession: I still love fairytales! I still look forward to Disney releases of princess stories. I still like reading books about royalty. If I could get away with wearing long billowing dresses, I would! The Golden Braid… is a retelling of the story of Rapunzel. I watched Disney’s Tangled so I kept picturing …

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