Retellings

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 Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly
The Summer of Chasing Mermaids
Spelled
Never Let You Go: A Modern Fairytale
The Beast (The Hunter Legends #1)
Ana of California
Of Enemies and Endings
ODY-C, Vol. 1
The Forgotten Mountain (The Collectors' Society, #3)
A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1)
The Wrath and the Dawn (The Wrath and the Dawn, #1)
Uprooted
Crimson Bound
Off the Page
The Isle of the Lost (The Descendants #1)

Giveaways

  • The Red Shoes by John Stewart Wynne
    The Red Shoes
    by
    John Stewart Wynne's The Red Shoes is a contemporary gay version of the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale set in Manhattan. The narrator, Joh…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jun 09 - Jul 09, 2015
    1 copy available, 244 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Alice in Wonderland High by Rachel Shane
    Alice in Wonderland High
    by
    Release date: Apr 18, 2015
    *SIGNED HARDCOVER*

    Sixteen-year-old Alice just can't find a way to be free. Her parents are environmental activists whose cringeworthy public protests…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jun 20 - Jul 15, 2015
    1 copy available, 598 people requesting
    Countries available: US
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  • Hyde by Laura DeLuca
    Hyde (Dark Musicals, #3)
    by
    Signed copy of Hyde. View Details »
    Giveaway dates: May 24 - Jul 24, 2015
    1 copy available, 359 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1)
    Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
    Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2)
    Cress (The Lunar Chronicles, #3)
    Uprooted
    The Wrath and the Dawn (The Wrath and the Dawn, #1)
    Fairest (The Lunar Chronicles, #3.5)
    Cruel Beauty
    Dorothy Must Die (Dorothy Must Die, #1)
    Off the Page
    The Wicked Will Rise (Dorothy Must Die, #2)
    Crimson Bound
    Never Let You Go: A Modern Fairytale
    The Isle of the Lost (The Descendants #1)
    The Song of Achilles
    The Storyteller's Daughter by Cameron DokeyBefore Midnight by Cameron DokeySnow by Tracy LynnMidnight Pearls by Debbie ViguiéViolet Eyes by Debbie Viguié
    Once Upon a Time Series
    21 books — 249 voters
    Cinder by Marissa MeyerElla Enchanted by Gail Carson LevineScarlet by Marissa MeyerBeastly by Alex FlinnCress by Marissa Meyer
    Fairy Tales Retold
    285 books — 365 voters

    Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson LevineBeauty by Robin McKinleyBeastly by Alex FlinnPrincess of the Midnight Ball by Jessica Day GeorgeWildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier
    YA Fairy Tale Retellings
    150 books — 214 voters
    Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson LevineThe Goose Girl by Shannon HaleBeauty by Robin McKinleyThe Princess Bride by William GoldmanFairest by Gail Carson Levine
    The Best Fairytales and Retellings
    1,678 books — 7,099 voters


    Popular Retellings Books

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    Dejan Stojanovic
    How does one say something new and not retell?
    Dejan Stojanovic, The Sun Watches the Sun

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