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The Contrary Tale of the Butterfly Girl Two orphans Pedrock and Boo Boo are sent to live in the sinister village of Darkwound There they meet and befriend the magical and dangerous Mr Loveheart and his neighbour Professor Hummingbird a

  • Title: The Contrary Tale of the Butterfly Girl
  • Author: Ishbelle Bee
  • ISBN: 9780857664457
  • Page: 436
  • Format: Paperback
  • Two orphans, Pedrock and Boo Boo, are sent to live in the sinister village of Darkwound There they meet and befriend the magical and dangerous Mr Loveheart and his neighbour, Professor Hummingbird, a recluse who collects rare butterflies Little do they know that Professor Hummingbird has attracted the wrath of a demon named Mr Angelcakes One night, Mr Angelcakes visitsTwo orphans, Pedrock and Boo Boo, are sent to live in the sinister village of Darkwound There they meet and befriend the magical and dangerous Mr Loveheart and his neighbour, Professor Hummingbird, a recluse who collects rare butterflies Little do they know that Professor Hummingbird has attracted the wrath of a demon named Mr Angelcakes One night, Mr Angelcakes visits Boo Boo and carves a butterfly onto her back Boo Boo starts to metamorphose into a butterfly human hybrid, and is kidnapped by Professor Hummingbird When Mr Loveheart attempts to rescue her with the aid of Detective White and Constable Walnut, they too are turned into butterflies Caught between Professor Hummingbird and the demon Angelcakes, Loveheart finds himself entangled in a web much wider and darker than he could have imagined, and a plot that leads him right to the Prime Minister and even Queen Victoria herself

    The Contrary Tale of the Butterfly Girl by Ishbelle Bee The Contrary Tale of the Butterfly Girl continues the adventures started in book one with the focus this time around on Mr Loveheart as once again Ishbelle weaves a mesmerizing tale The story revolves around two orphans, Pedrock and Boo Boo, who end up in the dangerous village of Darkwound where their story entwines with Mr Loveheart. Irish Dance History A Contrary Tale Part Irish Bliss What I have also come to appreciate is how convoluted and seemingly contrary the whole business of Irish culture and history really is, and that there is a story behind everything. The Contrary Tale of the Butterfly Girl The Structurally, I found The Contrary Tale of the Butterfly Girl fragmented than the The Singular and Extraordinary Tale of Mirror and Goliath I found the multiple story threads were not quite as seamlessly integrated although there was no problem with keeping track of the different POVs. The Contrary Tale of the Butterfly Girl bellsiebooks The Contrary Tale of the Butterfly Girl Ishbelle Bee Two orphans, Pedrock and Boo Boo, are sent to live in the sinister village of Darkwound There they meet and befriend the magical and dangerous Mr Loveheart and his neighbour Professor Hummingbird, a recluse who collects rare butterflies. The Contrary Tale of the Butterfly Girl From the Peculiar The Contrary Tale of the Butterfly Girl From the Peculiar Adventures of John Lovehart, Esq Volume Notebooks of John Loveheart, E Ishbelle Bee on FREE shipping on qualifying offers. The Contrary Tale of the Butterfly Girl Trade Me The Contrary Tale of the Butterfly Girl . Go to Cart Alert Congratulations, you have qualified for free shipping from this seller Combine save with this seller Alert See items Shop now Enjoy now Pay later Select Afterpay as your payment option Use your credit or debit card . A contrary tale of two towns in Tohoku The Japan Times The sea in Tohoku is beautiful and cruel A vast mass that owns the horizon, it shimmers in the sun, abundant and giving, like a mother that charms and nur Flowerfell Secret Garden Original Song YouTube IMPORTANT UPDATE due to creator request, this song is being pulled from itunes, spotify, and other music distribution sites I m sorry if this may upset any of you, but you ll still all be able The Quite Contrary Man A True American Tale by Patricia The quite contrary man reads like a tall tale but it appears to be based on a true story I find the fact that someone was persecuted for growing a beard fascinating The story is an easy one to read and the illustrations really enhance it. Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary is a popular English nursery rhyme.The rhyme has been seen as having religious and historical significance, but its origins and meaning are disputed It has a Roud Folk Song Index number of .

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    1. 3.5/5 Not bad, but I liked the first one more. Also a lot more dark and gruesome, but the creepiness is offset well by the humor. If you're a fan of Neil Gaiman or Stephen King than I I would definitely recommend Bee's books to you!

    2. Welcome back to the bizarre world of John Loveheart Esq. in The Contrary Tale of the Butterfly Girl by Ishbelle Bee - the sequel to The Singular and Extraordinary Tale of Mirror and Goliath. This is Victorian England as you’ve never seen it – unless of course you’ve read Bee’s first novel. Although this second book in the series offers a few new very interesting twists to her world.Early on in this book we are introduced to a character who is described as a “demonic multi-tasker.” (I [...]

    3. Read all my reviews on urlphantomhiveoklikes I find it difficult to review The Contrary Tale of the Butterfly Girl. Much like its predecessor The Singular and Extraordinary Tale of Mirror and Goliath, it will be unlike anything you've read before. Which also makes it hard to properly rate it. John Loveheart is back and he's probably madder than ever before, as he dances his way through this story. It was interesting, but at times I have to admit that it really lost me and maybe was a bit too wei [...]

    4. [I received an ARC of this book through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.]Like the first novel in this series, I had trouble rating this one. Some aspects I really found delightful, while others left me cold.I loved the "mad" characters' narratives—Loveheart's and Heap's. The way they tell of the events from their point of view, their disjointed thoughts, the apparently random use of capital letters, how they go about killing or maiming while wishing for custard and pursuing so many [...]

    5. koeur.wordpress/2015/06/2Publisher: Angry RobotPublishing Date: August 2015ISBN: 9780857664464Genre: FantasyRating: 4.8/5Publisher Description: Two orphans, Pedrock and Boo Boo, are sent to live in the sinister village of Darkwound. There they meet and befriend the magical and dangerous Mr Loveheart and his neighbour Professor Hummingbird, a recluse who collects rare butterflies. Little do they know that Professor Hummingbird has attracted the wrath of a demon named Mr Angel-Cakes.Review: This c [...]

    6. Ishbelle Bee has done it again! If you love unique fairy-tales then look no further! Honestly, her work is like a fantastical nightmare-dream come to life. She has such a magical and unusual way with words, it's impossible not to be sucked into her chaos-infested world! Once again, Mr Loveheart is my favourite character (closely followed by Boo Boo who is such a kick-ass character!) Together they are quite a force to be reckoned with. This time we have Professor Hummingbird as our main villain a [...]

    7. If you divide the good bits by the I-don't-give-a-damn-what-kind-of-sloppy-tiresome-crap-I-write bits, you get 2 stars. But only if you round it up.

    8. I realize that this review sounds somewhat angry. And I guess it is, as the author clearly took little to no time to craft her story, pulled a bait and switch, and then held out her hand demanding our money and time. As you can see I don't write many reviews, but this was such a slap in the face that it's been eating at me for a few days.This book is a mess and, worse, it feels more like a padded outline than a novel (I'm guessing the word count is somewhere around 60,000). I saw this book at my [...]

    9. Better than the first one. This one was written much more cohesively, though still felt like a demented fever dream. As the dreamlike quality was the only thing I liked about the first one, I am okay with that.

    10. What do I even say about a book like this?It's horrifying. Yet intriguing. Grotesque. Yet fascinating. I love it at the same time as barely understanding it.Am I insane? I feel insane. I'm writing like the madmen in this book, aren't I?Okay, yeah, that might have been on purpose.This book. This damn book. It's so weird. It's so freaking weird. Yet I love it, in a weird way. Some where along the way I get sucked in and just can't put it down.And that bit with the Queen? Yeah, that bit. Jesus.

    11. Basically a whimsical and bloody steampunk novel set in a Victorian England full of demons and magic. This is an alternate world in which people can and do die by the score (to the point where you wonder how England isn't completely depopulated by now) and nobody (neither characters nor reader) bats an eye; and yet Scotland Yard still sends out detectives to investigate a single unexplained rural homicide. In short: it makes no sense, it's not supposed to, and if you're not in the market for a f [...]

    12. I can defiantly understand that its not as good as the first book, but it still stays true to the style and the characters, which i really like and enjoy. I hope their is a third one coming out soon.

    13. I know the old cliché is to 'never judge a book by its cover' buh a cover as gorgeous as this how could I possibly resist? The blurb then sealed the deal;A dark and twisted Victorian melodrama, like Alice in Wonderland goes to Hell, from the author of The Singular & Extraordinary Tale of Mirror & Goliath.Two orphans, Pedrock and Boo Boo, are sent to live in the sinister village of Darkwound. There they meet and befriend the magical and dangerous Mr Loveheart and his neighbour, Professor [...]

    14. 2.5 stars ~ Despite the low rating I’ve bestowed upon it, this novel had some elements I did enjoy. However, it took me a little while to find that enjoyment, and the curious bits were overdone as the story progressed. The novelty of what the author attempted to accomplish fizzled out in the end. This book is bizarre, but in a good way. The premise hooked me as well as the prologue. As I delved deeper, I began to feel like I was being jerked around a little too unkindly. Mr. Loveheart is the [...]

    15. Thanks to Penny at Angry Robot for reaching out to me about reading/reviewing this book! My interview with author Ishbelle Bee will be posted next week - keep an eye out!I read Bee's first book featuring Loveheart,The Singular and Extraordinary Tale of Mirror and Goliath in April and loved it, so I'm very glad I got a chance to read this "sequel".What I liked:-the cover. LOOK AT IT. IT'S BEAUTIFUL. I cannot even deal with this cover, it's so gorgeous (I had the same reaction to Mirror and Goli [...]

    16. I received a digital copy of this title for review from the publisher via Netgalley.Ten Second Synopsis:Pedrock and his sister Boo go to live with their Uncle in the sinister village of Darkwound and are embroiled in lechery, larceny and lepidoptery.With such an eyeball-burstingly original first offering, it was always going to be interesting to see how Ishbelle Bee would approach the second book in this dazzling new series. While the wild, avant garde approach and chillingly childlike games of [...]

    17. Pedrock and Boo Boo Frogwish are taken by the well-meaning but befuddled Reverand Plum, avid reader of such literary masterpieces as ‘A Dangerous Romance on the Moors’, to live with their uncle Mr Grubweed. But they are far from save in the sinister village of Darkwound, home to a collection of eccentric neighbours who could be described as homely (although they are capable of producing some exceeding good cake).So begins the extraordinary and ghoulish adventures of Pedrock and Boo Boo, alon [...]

    18. Well, Ishbelle Bee has done it again. After my wonderful experience reading The Singular and Extraordinary Tale of Mirror and Goliath (I can truly only describe reading it as an experience), I was anxious to see where Bee was going to take both her characters and us, the reader, and I am tickled by the result.This time around, I feel like Ms Bee really let herself take off with the story; she has a much clearer idea of who the characters are that inhabit her world, and what a fine and madcap cas [...]

    19. The second in the Peculiar Adventures of John Loveheart, Esq. series. If you recall, I could not rave enough about the first novel (review here) this summer. The second in the series did not disappoint. These novels are seriously fantastic in their disturbing glory. I somehow end up at the last sentence wondering about my sanity. Should I really find these novels so good? Am I disturbed? The answers are yes and no. Sometimes you just need a good dark fairytale to shake the doldrums from your day [...]

    20. This book describes itself as a dark twisted fantasy. That may be true, but it is better described as bizarro fiction. I have not read much into the genre, but this one makes me a little more intrigued.As far as the writing goes, it is fine. There are some grammatical mistakes and lots of repetition, but I tended to question if they were really mistakes. For example at one point they refer to liquorice instead of licorice. The book is strange enough and poetic enough that each time you notice a [...]

    21. I received a copy of this book from the publisher through Netgalley in exchange for my honest review.I fell in LOVE with the first book, The Singular and Extraordinary Tale of Mirror and Goliath (you can read my review HERE). I was amazed to find the second book so quickly after reading the first. Ms. Bee once again amazed me with her writing style and story.We follow Boo Boo and Pedrock who are orphans taken to their relatives somewhere in Kent where we once again meet up with the mad but funny [...]

    22. I won this book with the -giveaway. The biggest reason why I entered the giveaway was because of the beautiful cover art. This is the second book of a series and I didn't read the first book.I give this book 3.5 stars. To be honest, this was one of the weirdest books I ever read. And I have to say: I liked it!I really enjoyed the character of Mr Loveheart, I always enjoyed his point of view in the story. It was a nice horror-like story with random murders and a lot of butterflies. I liked the ch [...]

    23. This book is just ODD.To be fair, I did not read Ishbelle Bee's first book in the series (I was attracted by the title and the fact that it was listed on the inside cover of another Angry Robot book (The Destructives if I remember correctly, so sue me for literally judging a book by its cover) so perhaps I was not ready for how this book was going to present itself, stylistically. But the style is just not how the letters are presented on the page (there is some fun with shifting font sizes and [...]

    24. The Contrary Tale of the Butterfly Girl continues the adventures started in book one with the focus this time around on Mr. Loveheart as once again Ishbelle weaves a mesmerizing tale. The story revolves around two orphans, Pedrock and Boo Boo, who end up in the dangerous village of Darkwound where their story entwines with Mr. Loveheart. There's the professor Hummingbird, an odd recluse, with a peculiar fascination with butterflies and Mr. Angel-Cakes, a dangerous demon playing a cat-and-mouse g [...]

    25. Rating 4.85This book is over-the-top, bloody, and downright crazywhich is why I loved it so much! It throws out all thoughts and ideas about what a "typical" book should be. The humor is horrifically amusing and the characters all felt like they belong in that world. Not to mention Ishbelle's writing and storytelling is always fun and enthralling.My only small itty bitty complaint on the book was that there was a timeline issue (to me). The concept of time near the middle got confusing and threw [...]

    26. Although this one had a bit of a rocky start (the first chapter was kind of slow) it left me with the same giddy feeling of confusion and contentment that the first book did. Mr. Love heart is my absolute favourite character and I love how his storyline evolves in this one. Boo Boo is pretty fantastic, she reminds me of River from Firefly. The plot in this one wasn't quite as hard to follow, but perhaps I have become accustomed to the writing style. Regardless, it was still beautifully written, [...]

    27. I am once again captivated by Mr. Loveheart and his journeys. Truly some of the best work I have come across in while. I just hope there will be a third so Mr. Loveheart, Detective White, Constable Walnut, and Boo Boo will be able to take down the Queen. It would be rather exciting to read. I suggest 'The Peculiar Adventures of John Loveheart' to all those that I know who have the same love of books that I do. Because they are dark and morbid yet absolutely enjoyable with the sense of humor that [...]

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