Episode 60 • January 11, 2022

Gender swapped fairytales and combating destiny with Leslie Vedder ('The Bone Spindle')

Show Notes

Leslie Vedder joins us to discuss retelling fairytales with a twist.


Fairytale retellings are still going strong in 2022, which is proven by Leslie Vedder’s debut, The Bone Spindle. This gender-flipped take on Sleeping Beauty adds so much to the original story readers know and love. From exploring concepts of destiny, to marrying the fairytale genre with exciting elements from favorites like Indiana Jones — this is a YA book to have on your radar this year.

Related: ‘The Bone Spindle’ by Leslie Vedder turns a classic fairytale on its head (Review)

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