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Alyss Of Wonderland When Alyss Heart, Newly Orphaned Heir To The Wonderland Throne, Flees Through The Pool Of Tears To Escape Her Murderous Aunt Redd, She Finds Herself Lost And Alone In Victorian London Befriended By An Aspiring Author Named Lewis Carrol, Alyss Tells The Violent, Heartbreaking Story Of Her Young Life Alyss Trusts This Author To Tell The Truth So That Someone, Somewhere Will Find Her And Bring Her Home But He Gets The Story All Wrong He Even Spells Her Name Incorrectly Fortunately, Royal Bodyguard Hatter Madigan Knows All Too Well The Awful Truth Of Alyss Story And He S Searching Every Corner Of Our World To Find The Lost Princess And Return Her To Wonderland, To Battle Redd For Her Rightful Place As The Queen Of Hearts The Looking Glass Wars Unabashedly Challenges Our Wonderland Assumptions Of Mad Tea Parties, Grinning Cheshire Cats, And A Curious Little Blond Girl To Reveal An Epic Battle In The Endless War For Imagination Let me say up front that I am a fan of almost anything that reworks a classic, as can probably be seen by the books on my GoodReads shelves.I was nervous about this book for about thirty seconds, until I flipped to the full color pages in the middle, which put my mind at ease and propelled me all the way to the check out counter.Princess Alyss Heart isn t really interested in being Queen of the Wonderlands someday She sinterested in getting out of the palace with her friend from the royal Let me say up front that I am a fan of almost anything that reworks a classic, as can probably be seen by the books on my GoodReads shelves.I was nervous about this book for about thirty seconds, until I flipped to the full color pages in the middle, which put my mind at ease and propelled me all the way to the check out counter.Prin So I m a little late coming to this, as it s been out for a while, but I enjoyed his alternate take on the Alice in Wonderland story The problem with doing a new treatment of such a classic tale is that you will have the So, I d heard of this book before, and when I saw it in the bin marked free at my old library, I kind of thought I might put it in my middle school classroom for students to read Then I realized what might I be giving my students So I read it.I cannot think of enough negative things to say about this book.First, I have to admit something I ve never even read any of Lewis Carroll s books Not a one So I m no Alice purist But Mr Beddor is just straight up mean spirited If you re going to So, I d heard of this book before, and when I saw it in the bin marked free at my old library, I kind of thought I might put it in my middle school classroom for students to read Then I realized what might I be giving my students So I read it.I cannot think of enough negative things to say about this book.First, I have to admit something I ve never even read any of Lewis Carroll s books Not a one So I m no Alice purist But Mr Beddor is just straight up mean spirited If you re going to write a metafiction which is perhaps putting lipstick on the Looking Glass Wars pig , you certainly owe a certain reverence, or even just a bit of politeness, to the source material Casting Lewis Carroll himself in the book as a bumbling, nervous idiot is just poor form.Dayenu, that would have b Some of my goodreads friends loved it, some seemed ambivalent, and some seemed to have hated it Unfortunately very few of them wrote reviews though so I don t know much of what they thought about the book Well, besides the number of stars they gave it After a few seconds of mindful hand wringing, and thinking about what I would rate this book while reading it, I have decided on three stars, although I enjoyed it quite a bit and had quite a bit of fun reading it I really liked the re telling Some of my goodreads friends loved it, some seemed ambivalent, and some seemed to have hated it Unfortunately very few of them wrote reviews though so I don t know much of what they thought about the book Well, besides the number of stars they gave it After a few seconds of mindful hand wringing, and thinking about what I would rate this book while reading it, I have decided on three stars, although I enjoyed it quite a bit and had quite a bit of fun reading it I really liked the re telling of the Alice story as a dark and violent palace revolt I found most of the book to be very quick paced and kept me reading in a longer stretch than I would have thought this book would have done I actually thought I d do something a bitproductive this evening than read an entire teen book, but as the professional reviewers say when they want to get their names on t