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
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
The Lost Storyteller
If the Shoe Fits (Meant to Be, #1)
Cinderella Is Dead
For the Wolf (Wilderwood, #1)
Small Favors
The Moonfire Bride (Of Candlelight and Shadows #1)
Girl, Serpent, Thorn
Stars Above (The Lunar Chronicles, #4.5)
Enchanting the Elven Mage (Kingdom of Lore, #1)
Snow, Glass, Apples
Ten Thousand Stitches (Regency Faerie Tales, #2)
The Prince and the Troll (Faraway Collection)
Of Beast and Beauty (Daughters of Eville #1)
The Night Country (The Hazel Wood, #2)
So This is Love
As Old as Time
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
519 books — 538 voters
The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienThe Hobbit, or There and Back Again by J.R.R. TolkienThe Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer BradleyDaughter of the Forest by Juliet MarillierThe Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
The Best of Mythic Fiction
664 books — 725 voters

Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuireFifty Shades of Grey by E.L. JamesEasy by Tammara WebberThoughtless by S.C. StephensSlammed by Colleen Hoover
I AM IN LOVE !!!
3,732 books — 6,394 voters
A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. MaasCruel Beauty by Rosamund HodgeBeauty by Robin McKinleyUprooted by Naomi NovikBeastly by Alex Flinn
Best retellings of Beauty and the Beast
230 books — 1,030 voters


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
Cruel Beauty
The Bear and the Nightingale (The Winternight Trilogy, #1)
The Goose Girl (The Books of Bayern, #1)
Uprooted
The Complete Fairy Tales
Beastly (Beastly, #1; Kendra Chronicles, #1)
Spinning Silver

Albert Einstein
If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.
Albert Einstein

Rick Riordan
Gaea?” Leo shook his head. “Isn’t that Mother Nature? She’s supposed to have, like, flowers in her hair and birds singing around her and dear and rabbits doing her laundry.” “Leo, that’s Snow White,” Piper said.
Rick Riordan, The Lost Hero

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