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{Rapunzel Cuts Loose: Joan Holub: Suzanne Williams}Rapunzel Cuts Loose by Joan Holub, Suzanne Williams
Series: Grimmtastic Girls
Published by Scholastic Press on September 30, 2014
Genres: Childrens, Fairy Tales, Middle School
Pages: 197
Format: ARC
Source: Scholastic Press
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{Synopsis} – Welcome to Grimm Academy, where Cinderella, Red Riding Hood, Snow White, and Rapunzel are BFFs — and saving the world from the E.V.I.L. Society, one magical adventure at a time!

Once upon a time, in faraway Grimmlandia . . .

Rapunzel's magical fast-growing hair can be a nuisance, especially when an accident gives it magical powers she can't control! But Rapunzel can't let her grimmiserable hair woes distract her — she and her friends, Cinda, Red, and Snow are trying to save Grimm Academy from the E.V.I.L. Society. Once Rapunzel tracks down her magic charm, she won't let a bad hair day get in the way of stopping E.V.I.L.!

{My thoughts} – Rapunzel has to be one one of my favorite fairytale characters. I like how the authors have changed her appearance so that she isn’t what one would consider normal. In this series she is a Goth girl, her hair is black with blue streaks and she dresses all things Goth while sleeping in the dungeon of the Academy. Her favorite color seems to be black and she loves cats! She is like a picture perfect version of what one might think a fairytale character should be right? Not really, but I love this depiction of her so much more then the many others I have read in the past.

Onto the book, Rapunzel, Snow, Cinder and Red all have been working out where the mapestry they had found in book one is suppose to take them, where they are suppose to find the treasure and how they are suppose to save the Academy. I cannot help but love each of the main characters in these books, but Rapunzel I can relate to the most, because I have the Goth personality I suppose or I use to, not so much anymore. Although, I am a massive animal lover which she appears to be as well.

In this book the big weekend comes for the festival. The festival was a plan the girls had come up with and pitched to Principal R as a means to try and save the Academy. The Academy seems to be in a mass amount of debt, but also it is threatened by the E.V.I.L. society. The girls believe that their goal is to take over all of Grimmlandia and they have yet, to discover a way to prevent such a disaster from happening. Can they stop that from happening? I don’t know, I mean I do, but I won’t tell you, you must read the book to find out.

Also, you get to learn more about Rapunzel, her secrets and what kind of character she really is, within Grimmlandia. I am certain you will fall even more in love with her once you learn more about her! I know I did!

I am almost certain that anyone that enjoys reading about fairytales, retellings and just plain a good relaxed story that they will be able to enjoy this book series. I cannot wait until I am able to read book 5! I am truly intrigued by this series!

Final Conclusion: 5 Star Rating.