Lists and Suggestions


Category: teens

List: Fairytales Retold

Flinn, Alex.

A modern retelling of "Beauty and the Beast" from the point of view of the Beast, a vain M...

Hale, Shannon.

Fifteen-year-old Dashti, sworn to obey her sixteen-year-old mistress, the Lady Saren, shares Saren&#...

Medley, Linda.

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Meyer, Marissa.

As plague ravages the overcrowded Earth, observed by a ruthless lunar people, Cinder, a gifted mecha...

Dixon, Heather, 1982-

Confined to their dreary castle while mourning their mother's death, Princess Azalea and her el...

Levine, Gail Carson.

In a land where beauty and singing are valued above all else, Aza eventually comes to reconcile her ...

Dokey, Cameron.

Rapunsel has only two nights and one day in which to free a girl from a curse....

Hale, Shannon.

On her way to marry a prince she's never met, Princess Anidori is betrayed by her guards and he...

Shulman, Polly.

New York high school student Elizabeth gets an after-school job as a page at the "New-York Circ...

Kagawa, Julie.

Faery prince Ash--the last remaining son of Mab, Queen of the Unseelie Court--finally gets to tell h...

Lanagan, Margo, 1960-

Ten stories that take place in worlds not quite our own and yet each one illuminates what it is to b...

Pearce, Jackson.

After a Fenris, or werewolf, killed their grandmother and almost killed them, sisters Scarlett and R...

Lynn, Tracy.

A retelling of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs....

Hines, Jim C.

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Tomlinson, Heather. 1964-

A retelling of the Perrault fairy tale set in pre-colonial India, in which two stepsisters receive g...

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