Fairest (An Unfortunate Fairy Tale) [NOOK Book]

Overview

Mirror, Mirror, on the wall,
Who is the Fairest of them all?
In the sequel to UnEnchanted, Mina Grime discovers that all is not fair when it comes to the Fae and their tales, especially when they don’t all play by the rules. Barely surviving the Story’s first fairy tale quest, Mina still has hundreds to go before she can end the curse on her family. But a new player arises to challenge Mina while new rules ...
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Fairest (An Unfortunate Fairy Tale)

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Overview

Mirror, Mirror, on the wall,
Who is the Fairest of them all?
In the sequel to UnEnchanted, Mina Grime discovers that all is not fair when it comes to the Fae and their tales, especially when they don’t all play by the rules. Barely surviving the Story’s first fairy tale quest, Mina still has hundreds to go before she can end the curse on her family. But a new player arises to challenge Mina while new rules revamp the game she has just barely begun to understand.
All the while, people are mysteriously disappearing, including Jared, who Mina must finally determine to be friend or foe. And with the loss of her greatest weapon, Mina must try to outwit a deadly hunter. Can Mina survive the most difficult quest yet while protecting those she loves from falling victim to one of the deadliest tales of all? Or will she become a pawn when she strikes a bargain with the Queen of Fae?
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014722520
  • Publisher: Word Circus
  • Publication date: 6/20/2012
  • Series: Unfortunate Fairy Tale , #2
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 2,875
  • File size: 215 KB

Meet the Author

Chanda Hahn takes her experience as a children's pastor, children's librarian and bookseller to write compelling and popular fiction for teens.
She was born in Seattle, WA, grew up in Nebraska and currently resides in Portland, Oregon with her husband and their twins; Aiden and Ashley.

To learn more about this author visit her website www.chandahahn.com
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Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 30, 2012

    I enjoyed the second book but........ it was not as good as the

    I enjoyed the second book but........ it was not as good as the first. Mina is weak and dumb. Instead of leaning on lessons learned before she is just stuck in her head for most of the book. I figured out that she was the queen 100 pages before she did. I hate a whiny girl and unfortunately that is who she is in this book. I have seen this idea (Grimm) before but, never like this, I just hope the next book is as strong as the first. I want to see Mina really grow into a "Grimm" and not cry, moan, and limp her way along.

    38 out of 69 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 10, 2012

    Where is the rest of the book?

    I really enjoyed the first book, so much that I did something I rarely do--buy a book. The 2nd installment was good but so short thar it made me irritated I paid for it. It also had quite a formatting issues & typos compared to 1st book. I went to authors website wondering what happened. She wanted to take summer off & be with family plus fans were asking for book. So she caved to pressure before the book or even formatting was ideal. I hope she realizes after a summer off book 3 (especially if she charges) needs to be the qualiity and minimum size of book 1.

    32 out of 36 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 1, 2013

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    This seuel to UnEnchanted has solidified this series as one of m

    This seuel to UnEnchanted has solidified this series as one of my favorites. I loved the first book with its great take on a storyline and lovable characters and the second book definitely doesn't disappoint. The series is about a teenage girl named Mina who finds out that she is part of the Grimm family - as in The Brother Grimm of the fairytales. As a Grimm she has to take up the faimly mantle passed onto generations of completing quests that reflects the fairytales that we know of. These quests seek her out, so she has no choice but to complete them.

    Fairest take off about a month from the events in UnEnchated. You don't necessarily have to read the first book. There are summaries of what happened in the first book intertwined within the story, but I would recommend reading the first book to get a full sense of the story and the characters. Whereas UnEnchanted serves as an introduction of the major players and the major conflict happening, Fairest  has a more dramatic feel to the story. It focuses a lot of the fleshing out of characters, especially Mina and Jared (whom it is revealed who/what he is). You get to read a different side to Mina. You see tha talthough she has this great responsibility put upon her, she's still a teenager prone to all the emotions teens feel and experience. And it doesn't always put her in the best of light. However, do not fret. There is still action - in fact that's how the book starts off, but there's a bigger spotlight focusing on the relationships between characters. This book is filled with great drama, and don't think since it involves teenagers that it's corny or formulaic. Like Hahn is good of doing in this series, she takes the mundane/cliche and makes it not only unique but gives it a mature tone to it. You don't feel like you're reading a sappy, run of the mill teen soap opera.

    If you enjoyed the first book (which I definitely did), the sequel will not disappoint. There is still great writing and likeable characters with doses o f action, drama, romantic tension and a rock band! If you have an hour or two to spare and in the mood for a modern fairytale, I highly suggest you let Mina and the gang lead you on this tale.

    26 out of 29 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 12, 2012

    Well

    To me i loved it but i would have liked it more if it was more then 168 pages

    22 out of 31 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 2, 2013

    Add On

    Oh, another thing is that i think Mina and Jared should be together....I like Brody but i like Jared better :D

    19 out of 27 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 23, 2012

    Good Read. <3

    Chanda Hahn does a great job in redoing fairy tales. Can't wait for the next one!!

    17 out of 22 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 14, 2012

    :o!

    Omigosh!!!!! This book is absolutely AMAZINGGG!!!!!!! I mean wow! This is just.... i cant even describe it, it was that good! Chanda Hahn is a GIFTED writer, and I HIGHLY recommend this book! I will definitely be reading #2!! Im just so mad that #3 isnt coming out til 2013!!! >:( i cant wait that long!!! And i agree with the people that said she belongs with Jared :)))) Brodey is just the cute-boy-next-door type.. he doesnt beling with Ms. Grimm!!!!

    17 out of 22 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2012

    The smashwords copy is the longer full story

    The smadhwords copy is the longer full story

    9 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 21, 2012

    Good book but...

    They have two copies of the same book on here! This one is just smaller print.. but that made me buy BOTH of the copies without realizing they were the same. Don't get me wrong. I should have looked at the descriptions harder to realize he books sounded to similar. But they didn't give a clear indication that they were the same so i feel kind of cheated

    9 out of 20 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 5, 2012

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    I Also Recommend:

    Cute series

    I thought this series is cute so far. I liked the first book better than this one. It was still good to read but a little frustrating on how clueless Mina was acting. This takes up right after the first book. She learns who her ancestors are and has to complete the stories to be free from the family curse. Her friendship with Nan is up in the air. Her relationship with Brody is pretty much nonexistent like before the curse started. She finds out who Jared is and what his role in all this is about. It is a nice take on fairy tales and I'm looking forward to the next book.

    8 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 17, 2012

    Good/Bad

    Disappointing that the free book is almost 600 pgs and the paid one is only 168 pgs. Seemed like 1/2 of that is rehashing the 1st book and the rest felt rushed. Needs more editing for mistakes. Great storyline, love the characters, hoping for more from the next book. Will definately buy the next one. It's worth at least that to see if there are improvements. If not, as sad as I will be, I'll be done. It has so much potential, I'm hoping to buy many many more. Here's hoping for a great 3rd book....soon.

    6 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 3, 2013

    Jared

    Team Jared!!! Brody is cute and Nan deserves him. Jared is hot though and cute too. Lol

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 4, 2012

    Anonymous

    Oh my gosh this book is soooo good i cant wait for the third one. I made me cry when Nan and Brody kissed and I have my hopes set high on Jared and Mina being together

    5 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 28, 2013

    LOVE IT!!

    I immediately fell in love with the first book and after reading the sample i wanted 2 read more but after looking at the comments, I see that there are some huge disappointments. Like Brody ending up with the best friend! Thats not right.

    If someone coud lend me the book. Please, that would be awesome!

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 1, 2013

    Luv

    I luv this book!!!!!! I love this whole series and author. I can't wait for the next book!!!!! I am just a little disapointed in the romance in this book it is kind of confusing and really jacked up but other than that I love this book!!!!! :) - prettygirl

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 4, 2012

    Ok so ler me get this strait

    Brody goes fo her best friend so sad if that happen to me i would slap them to get there memory back!!! Plus is jared a fae. If he is then mina will finish the story and loose him!!! But if she doesnt she will die and leave him brody you are a jerk i dont care if you dont have your memory you left her brocken hearted twice!!!!!!

    4 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 21, 2012

    are the two fairest books the same???

    are the two fairest books the same???

    4 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2012

    TO THE USER THAT SAIS GOOD/BAD

    You must have gotten the wrong copy. Its 465 pages not 168.

    4 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 1, 2013

    Peace01

    Spoiler Alert, sort of!
    OMG MINA JUST KISS JARED ALREADY!!!!!1!!!1!!!! LOL, I am sorry, but seriously!?!? Hurry up, I am DYING here!!! Only people who have read this will understand, but OMG This is frustrating. Do it! DO EEEET!!!!!!!1!!!1!!!!11!!!!!
    Look for Peace01 for more reviews.
    P.S, *facepalm*

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 14, 2013

    AMAZING!!!!

    Was a gerat book!! The author cept me up for nights with exitement.
    I recomend this series!!!!!!!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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