Today @KirkusReviews...

...I wrote about Tracy Barrett’s The Stepsister's Tale, a retelling of Cinderella from her eldest stepsister's perspective:

Their new stepfather is arrogant and unfair; their new stepsister is spoiled, petulant and snobby. (Fans of Mary Downing Hahn’s classic Wait Till Helen Comes will recognize Isabella as a direct descendant of the Ultimate Pill of a Stepsister, Heather.) After Harry’s inevitable death—he’s so hateful that I was rooting for something more dramatic than a fever, but alas—it is ultimately revealed that he not only has no fortune, but died in debt, and there’s nary a bibbiti-bobbiti-boo in sight...