Add to  Goodreads                Read the  first two chapters       order links   Amazon   Barnes and Noble   IndieBound   Kobo   Book Depository   Praise  A Junior Library Guild Selection  ALA Amelia Bloomer List for feminist literature  “Magic, mother-daughter conflict, and the quest for self-identity are given a  dark and fantastical  treatment in this chilling feminist adaptation of the "Snow White" fairy tale... a hauntingly evocative adaptation that stands on its own merits .” ― Kirkus Reviews ,  starred review   “An empowering novel with strong, three-dimensional female protagonists who refuse to let jealousy and power break their bond. Filled with magic, adventure, and interesting characters, this debut will keep readers thoroughly engaged.  A refreshing and progressive original retelling. Highly recommended. ” ― SLJ ,  starred review   “Utterly superb.” —ALA  Booklist ,  starred review   “A richly written rethinking of Snow White...Bashardoust thoughtfully reflects on the complicated nature of the stepdaughter/stepmother relationship while exploring agency, individuality, love, and free will.” ― Publisher’s Weekly   "In  Girls Made of Snow and Glass , Melissa Bashardoust has given us exquisite displays of magic, complex mother-daughter relationships, and gloriously powerful women triumphing in a world that does not want them to be powerful.  A gorgeous, feminist fairy tale. " ―Traci Chee,  New York Times  bestselling author of  The Reader   "Simply beautiful.  Girls Made of Snow and Glass  is  like reading a particularly wonderful and vivid dream , complete with imaginative magic, delightful characters, and beautiful language.  Melissa Bashardoust's debut novel is everything a fairy tale should be. "  ―Jodi Meadows,  New York Times  bestselling coauthor of  My Lady Jane

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Praise

A Junior Library Guild Selection

ALA Amelia Bloomer List for feminist literature

“Magic, mother-daughter conflict, and the quest for self-identity are given a dark and fantastical treatment in this chilling feminist adaptation of the "Snow White" fairy tale...a hauntingly evocative adaptation that stands on its own merits.”
Kirkus Reviewsstarred review

“An empowering novel with strong, three-dimensional female protagonists who refuse to let jealousy and power break their bond. Filled with magic, adventure, and interesting characters, this debut will keep readers thoroughly engaged. A refreshing and progressive original retelling. Highly recommended.
SLJstarred review

“Utterly superb.” —ALA Bookliststarred review

“A richly written rethinking of Snow White...Bashardoust thoughtfully reflects on the complicated nature of the stepdaughter/stepmother relationship while exploring agency, individuality, love, and free will.”
Publisher’s Weekly

"In Girls Made of Snow and Glass, Melissa Bashardoust has given us exquisite displays of magic, complex mother-daughter relationships, and gloriously powerful women triumphing in a world that does not want them to be powerful. A gorgeous, feminist fairy tale."
―Traci Chee, New York Times bestselling author of The Reader

"Simply beautiful. Girls Made of Snow and Glass is like reading a particularly wonderful and vivid dream, complete with imaginative magic, delightful characters, and beautiful language. Melissa Bashardoust's debut novel is everything a fairy tale should be.
―Jodi Meadows, New York Times bestselling coauthor of My Lady Jane

Girls Made of Snow and Glass

(Flatiron, September 5, 2017)

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