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What makes those cookies so gosh-darned yummy?

"You need to get a job," Father said to his children. "You're in your mid-20s. Time to get out my house." And so they did.

Hansel and Gretel are two long-haul truckers, a brother and sister team, whose work order is simple: Deliver a truckload of cookies across country to an old witch in the forest. They accept the job, despite the rumors that those who deliver cookies sometimes don't make it back. When they stop to pick up their load, they notice something isn't right. Pastries shouldn't be bleeding and screaming and trying to escape their boxes.

Years ago, a rather ugly child lived in an orphanage. She was picked on mercilessly until one by one the orphans went missing. Now an old witch with a cookie addiction, she sits alone in her mansion made of sweets, waiting for her delivery of baked goods with the one special ingredient in them.

Will Hansel and Gretel make their delivery on time? Will they make it out alive? Will Hansel finally admit that Gretel is the better driver?

Indulge your appetite and feast your eyes on this new twist on an age-old tale.

Note: This series does not need to be listened to in alphabetical order. Mix and match! Trade with friends!

©2017 Marc Richard (P)2017 Marc Richard

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Stop! Not for Kidlet Ears! 😊

Although it may look like it, this is not your toddler’s alphabet book. Heck, the main characters are Hansel and Gretel, but this is closer to the scary stories once referred to as “fairy tales”! It is far from the Disney type fables that many of us grew up with.

Marc Richards has taken the ABC’s and lore we are familiar and gave them a twist with an adult edge. They are short reads but amusing because of the creative way they have been re-imagined. They don’t have to be read in order, so pick any one up for a fun quick read.

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Well woven

I did not know what to expect when I started this book and what I got was some fabulous horror that does not take itself seriously. I was laughing out loud at parts of this book, the horror was a more grizzly Hansel and Gretel probably closer to what the Brothers Grimm would have originally written. But the genius to this story was the humor. I did not know what I wanted to listen to last night and this fit the bill perfectly.

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geniously written

while this book was just a phenomenal I seriously loved this book I enjoyed it so very much my family probably thought I was crazy when I was laughing so hard the narrator did an amazing job as well just a great great book

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review."

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Interesting take on an old fairy tale

I liked the creativeness of the story and the authors retelling of the old Hansel and Gretel tale. The story was interesting but I felt like it was trying too hard to be funny. I think if the author focused solely on the writing and not trying to throw in as many jokes I'd enjoy it more. Overall it's not a bad book just nothing great.

I was given this Audiobook for free in exchange for an honest review.

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Loved it!

I never really know what to expect when it comes to books like this, but i absolutely loved this one!!! i was laughing soo hard at parts.... like the cookies at the truck stop. I would definitely recommend this book to quite a few of my friends!!!

"I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review."

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  • James
  • Powderly, KY, United States
  • 02-12-18

Quirky and fun

Short, quirky, and fun listen! Really good narration too.

“I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher.”

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Fantastically Deranged

Would you listen to C Is for Cookie again? Why?

Yes. This is definitely one to share with friends who also enjoy black humor.

What did you like best about this story?

The bizarre observations. Look out for cavernous belly buttons!

Any additional comments?

The narrator, David S. Dear, did a great job voicing this title.

This was worth the time spent listening to it. I will definitely be looking for other titles from this author/narrator duo.

*This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.