Crimson Bound, Rosamund HodgeRead about another entry on the list.
This is not your old school Little Red Riding Hood. Sinister, sexy, and dreamlike, Hodge’s retelling is infused with mythology and moodiness, harkening back to the Beast of Gévaudan. A startlingly smart take, Crimson revels in darkness and magic, beckoning with the lure of the unknown. Plus, great fight scenes!
The Page 69 Test: Cruel Beauty.