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.

Time of Our Lives
Verona Comics
So This is Love
Don't Call the Wolf
Sword in the Stars (Once & Future #2)
Looking Glass (The Chronicles of Alice)
Seven Endless Forests
Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes (Pandava Quartet, #3)
Palace of Silver (The Nissera Chronicles, #3)
The Kingdom of Back
Anna K: A Love Story (Anna K, #1)
Only Mostly Devastated
Wicked As You Wish (A Hundred Names for Magic, #1)
Hamnet
The Other Bennet Sister
Circe
A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1)
A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #2)
A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #3)
Rodham
A Curse So Dark and Lonely (Cursebreakers, #1)
The Silence of the Girls
The Bear and the Nightingale (Winternight Trilogy, #1)
Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold (Stephen Fry's Great Mythology, #1)
Winter (The Lunar Chronicles, #4)
Spinning Silver
Fairest (The Lunar Chronicles, #3.5)
The Girl in the Tower (Winternight Trilogy, #2)
A Heart So Fierce and Broken (Cursebreakers, #2)
A Study in Charlotte (Charlotte Holmes, #1)
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
2,426 books — 8,787 voters
Scarlet by A.C. GaughenThe Outlaws of Sherwood by Robin McKinleyHood by Stephen R. LawheadIvanhoe by Walter ScottThe Merry Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle
Fictional Robin Hood
116 books — 309 voters

Cinder by Marissa MeyerScarlet by Marissa MeyerElla Enchanted by Gail Carson LevineCress by Marissa MeyerBeastly by Alex Flinn
Fairy Tales Retold
431 books — 540 voters

Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson LevineCinder by Marissa MeyerBeauty by Robin McKinleyBeastly by Alex FlinnPrincess of the Midnight Ball by Jessica Day George
YA Fairy Tale Retellings
221 books — 307 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
501 books — 515 voters

Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2)
Cress (The Lunar Chronicles, #3)
The Wrath and the Dawn (The Wrath and the Dawn, #1)
Winter (The Lunar Chronicles, #4)
A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1)
Heartless
Cruel Beauty
Circe
Hunted
A Curse So Dark and Lonely (Cursebreakers, #1)
Fairest (The Lunar Chronicles, #3.5)
To Kill a Kingdom

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