A new version of an older story. Sometimes, a fairy tale or myth may be reimagined with a modernized setting or retold from a minor character's perspective.

The Shadow Prince (Into the Dark, #1)
Gilded (Gilded, #1)
William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back
The Riverman
Northanger Abbey
Wayfarer (Tales of Beauty & Madness, #2)
Pretty Sly (Pretty Crooked, #2)
The Golden Apple
A Phantom Enchantment (Unbound, #3)
Cress (The Lunar Chronicles, #3)
Boy, Snow, Bird
Landry Park (Landry Park, #1)
Lady Thief (Scarlet, #2)


  • Girl Lost by Nazarea Andrews
    Girl Lost
    Release date: May 01, 2014
    Read this new adult romance that puts a new spin on the classic Peter Pan.

    Northern was supposed to be a fresh start—a place where people didn’t know…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Apr 17 - Apr 30, 2014
    2 copies available, 102 people requesting
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  • Rise of the Sun Prince by Shubha Vilas
    Rise of the Sun Prince (Ramayana: The Game of Life, Book #1)
    Ramayana, The Game of Life (Book 1), one of the world's great literary masterpieces, skillfully retold for modern audiences.

    Is another re-telling nee…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Apr 08 - May 08, 2014
    10 copies available, 54 people requesting
    Countries available: IN
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  • Cress (The Lunar Chronicles, #3)
    Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2)
    Dorothy Must Die (Dorothy Must Die, #1)
    Cruel Beauty
    The Snow Child
    The Madman's Daughter (The Madman's Daughter, #1)
    Evertrue (Everneath, #3)
    Everbound (Everneath, #2)
    Dreamless (Starcrossed, #2)
    Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, #1)
    Mystic City (Mystic City, #1)
    The Goddess Inheritance (Goddess Test, #3)
    Midnight in Austenland (Austenland, #2)
    Deathless (Deathless, #1)
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