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.

And I Darken (The Conquerors Saga #1)
This Savage Song (Monsters of Verity, #1)
My Lady Jane
Vinegar Girl
Ivory and Bone
Never Ever (Never Ever, #1)
Magic Bitter, Magic Sweet
Romeo and/or Juliet: A Chooseable-Path Adventure
Dark Sexy Knight
Order of the Wicked (Dorothy Must Die, #0.7)
Break Me Like a Promise (Once Upon a Crime Family, #2)
Doreen
A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #2)
Everland
Return to the Isle of the Lost (Descendants, #2)
A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #2)
A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1)
Eligible (The Austen Project #4)
Vinegar Girl
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
Cress (The Lunar Chronicles, #3)
Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2)
Winter (The Lunar Chronicles, #4)
The Wrath & the Dawn (The Wrath & the Dawn, #1)
Fairest (The Lunar Chronicles, #3.5)
And I Darken (The Conquerors Saga #1)
My Lady Jane
The Rose & the Dagger (The Wrath & the Dawn, #2)
Sinful Cinderella
Stars Above (The Lunar Chronicles, #4.5)
Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson LevineBeastly by Alex FlinnPrincess Academy by Shannon HaleCinder by Marissa MeyerThe Goose Girl by Shannon Hale
YA Modern Retellings
324 books — 678 voters
Cinder by Marissa MeyerBeastly by Alex FlinnA Kiss in Time by Alex FlinnThe Princess Bride by William GoldmanBeauty by Robin McKinley
Fractured/ Retellings Fairytales
227 books — 252 voters

Beauty by Robin McKinleyLord of Scoundrels by Loretta ChaseBeastly by Alex FlinnWhen Beauty Tamed the Beast by Eloisa JamesLover Awakened by J.R. Ward
Beauty and the Beast
405 books — 1,352 voters
American Gods by Neil GaimanDaughter of the Forest by Juliet MarillierGood Omens by Terry PratchettThe Once and Future King by T.H. WhiteElla Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
Myth and Folktale Retellings
424 books — 438 voters

Cruel Beauty by Rosamund HodgeBeauty by Robin McKinleyA Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. MaasBeastly by Alex FlinnRose Daughter by Robin McKinley
Best retellings of Beauty and the Beast
108 books — 437 voters
Cinder by Marissa MeyerElla Enchanted by Gail Carson LevineCress by Marissa MeyerScarlet by Marissa MeyerBeauty by Robin McKinley
Fairy tales & Retellings.
510 books — 311 voters

Popular Retellings Books

Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2)
Cress (The Lunar Chronicles, #3)
Cruel Beauty (Cruel Beauty Universe #1)
A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1)
The Wrath & the Dawn (The Wrath & the Dawn, #1)
Winter (The Lunar Chronicles, #4)
Splintered (Splintered, #1)
Tiger Lily
Dorothy Must Die (Dorothy Must Die, #1)
Crimson Bound
Fairest (The Lunar Chronicles, #3.5)
Beastly (Beastly, #1, Kendra Chronicles, #1)


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Rosamund Hodge
Almost immediately, I found the red door into the library. I opened it idly- and the breath stopped in my throat. It was the same room I remembered: the shelves, the lion-footed table, the white bass-relief of Clio. But now, tendrils of dark green ivy grew between the shelves, reaching toward the books as if they were hungry to read. White mist flowed along the floor, rippling and tumbling as if blown by wind. Across the ceiling wove a network of icy ropes like tree roots. They dripped- not litt ...more
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[Untittled] Tarzan retelling
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