I was excited to get by hands on A Whole New World by Liz Braswell. I love a twisted fairy tale and the book is about what would happen to Agrabah if Aladdin never kept the lamp after finding it. I love a good villain and Jafar – along with his sidekick Iago – is one the creepiest and vilest of the villains. Unfortunately, A Whole New World fell flat for me and turned out to be nothing special.
If you have watched the Disney movie Aladdin, then you really don’t have to read this book–they are the one and the same. Reading this book is like reading the screenplay for the movie, word for word. I’ll correct myself…the second half of the book is slightly different than the movie. This quickly became annoying and I found myself putting the book