The Souls of Her Feet


The Souls of Her Feet

by Kristen Caven
(Little Pig Productions, 2013; Uplift Press 2015, 2019)

Part One of the Fairytale Reality Project

In this colorful and quirky crossover novel, Kristen Caven reimagines Cinderella as a middle American teenager with big feet. This sweet and slightly twisted version of the beloved fairytale bubbles with sharp, funny character interpretations (a gay fairy godmother/father; steps who sext) and emotionally resonant plot twists. The Souls of Her Feet will inspire conversations about responsibility, being passive or assertive, morality, waste, life choices, cross-dressing, and best of all, cleaning house.

A campy adventure of assisted self-rescue from a childhood gone wrong, Caven’s self-aware emotional fantasy gives the fairy godmother a meaningful relationship with Ashley’s lost parents. (And what teenage girl doesn’t wish a gay uncle figure would magically appear and affirm her personal sensibility in a world of clutter and materialism?) When she finally gets to the prom, wearing just the right shoes, Ashley feels transformed and finally seen for who she is inside.

This new (4th) edition contains bonus materials such as essays by the main characters and songs from the musical.

One Sheet | Hi-Res Cover

 Learn more ~ Read Reviews ~ Author Interviews
based on the musical by Kristen Caven and friends

WATCH: Pedicure scene from the Launch of the e-book

WATCH:  An interview with the author by a clown

WATCH: A reading to the California Writers Club

WATCH: A reading of Harry’s shoe rant/rave

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LIKE Shoes, a Mirror, and a Big Pink Rose

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  1. Kristen Caven is incredible! The Souls of Her Feet was a joy to read. I felt young again, and excited about love after reading. It inspired me to create a clown show based on the book so enough said there. Watch out world for this talented woman!

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