Fairy Tales

Fairy tale is a type of short narrative that typically features such folkloric characters, such as fairies, goblins, elves, trolls, dwarves, giants or gnomes, and usually magic or enchantments. However, only a small number of the stories thus designated explicitly refer to fairies.

Fairy tales are high fantasy based on stories that are not only not true, but that couldn't possibly be true, while Legends are sometimes perceived as real or plausible. Fairy tales may merge into legends, where the narrative is perceived both by teller and hearers as being grounded in historical truth. However, unli
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If the Shoe Fits (Meant to Be, #1)
A Dance with the Fae Prince (Married to Magic, #2)
The Little Wooden Robot and the Log Princess
She Who Became the Sun (The Radiant Emperor, #1)
Six Crimson Cranes (Six Crimson Cranes, #1)
Half Sick of Shadows
These Hollow Vows (These Hollow Vows, #1)
Small Favors
Curses
Men Are Frogs (Fairy Godmothers, Inc., #2)
Red Wolf
Cold Hearted (Villains, #8)
Sword Stone Table: Old Legends, New Voices
Summer in the City of Roses
The Savage and the Swan
If the Shoe Fits (Meant to Be, #1)
Cinderella Is Dead
For the Wolf (Wilderwood, #1)
Small Favors
Girl, Serpent, Thorn
The Moonfire Bride (Of Candlelight and Shadows #1)
Stars Above (The Lunar Chronicles, #4.5)
Go the Distance
As Old as Time
Stepsister
Snow, Glass, Apples
Not so Prince Charming (Dirty Fairy Tales #2)
Enchanting the Elven Mage (Kingdom of Lore, #1)
Heart of the Fae (The Otherworld, #1)
An Author's Odyssey (The Land of Stories, #5)
Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson LevinePrincess Academy by Shannon HaleThe Princess Bride by William GoldmanDealing with Dragons by Patricia C. WredeThe Goose Girl by Shannon Hale
Best Princess Tales
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Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson LevineThe Goose Girl by Shannon HaleThe Princess Bride by William GoldmanBeauty by Robin McKinleyFairest by Gail Carson Levine
The Best Fairytales and Retellings
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Princes, Other Worlds and Future Lands
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The Hobbit, or There and Back Again by J.R.R. TolkienHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienThe Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. LewisA Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
Magical Creatures
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Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2)
Ella Enchanted (Ella Enchanted #1)
Cress (The Lunar Chronicles, #3)
Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast
Winter (The Lunar Chronicles, #4)
The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales
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The Bear and the Nightingale (The Winternight Trilogy, #1)
The Goose Girl (The Books of Bayern, #1)
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The Complete Fairy Tales
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Hans Christian Andersen
Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.
Hans Christian Andersen

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