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- List: Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults
- Genre: Fantasy
- Theme: Fairy Tales Retold: Once Upon a Twisted Time
Kyle Kingsbury is one of the most popular kids in school and spoiled by his rich father. But when Kyle crosses the wrong girl, he discovers that he now looks as ugly as he acts. Can anyone help him return to normal? Retelling of Beauty and the Beast.
All she wanted was a rose. All she found was love.
Book of a Thousand Days
Lady Saren refuses to marry a powerful lord, and is punished by being imprisoned in a tower by her father. Dashti, a maid servant to Lady Saren, recounts their years of imprisonment and eventual freedom. Retelling of the Grimm tale Maid Maleen.
While trying to learn more about her grandmother, Rebecca stumbles onto a mystery about her past. Little did she – or her family – know that her grandmother survived the Holocaust in a survival tale which mirrors that of a fairy tale. Retelling of Briar Rose/Sleeping Beauty.
Set in a futuristic world, Cinder, a cyborg, must deal with her family, a deadly plague, intergalactic politics, and a growing relationship with Prince Kai. Only through learning about her past can she decide who controls her future: her stepmother who resents her, the Lunar Leader Levana who wishes for her death, or Cinder herself. Retelling of Cinderella.
All her life, Nyx has trained and prepared for the day that she would be given to the demon Ignifex, an immortal who holds her island home hostage with his shadow monsters. She arrives at his castle, ready to be both bride and killer, but discovers that there is more to Ignifex and her world than she ever could have imagined. Retelling of Beauty and the Beast.
Azalea and her eleven younger sisters have been forbidden to dance since their mother's death, but Azalea has discovered a hidden path in their castle where they can dance their sorrow away. Retelling of The Twelve Dancing Princesses.
After Cassie accepts a bargain from the Polar Bear King to save her long-lost mother, Cassie will embark on her own journey through unbelievable wonders and countless dangers that will bring her east of the sun and west of the moon as she chases her truest desires for her future. Retelling of East of the Sun, West of the Moon.
Everyone knows the story of Cinderella ends with happily ever after, but what if it didn't? In this continuation, Ella finds that her happiness may not lie inside the castle with the prince. Retelling of Cinderella.
A Long, Long Sleep
After a sixty-year sleep, Rosalinda awakes with a kiss into a world drastically changed from what she once knew. Lost in the future, haunted by ghosts of the past, and hunted by a deadly assassin, Rosalinda must fight to stay awake and alive in her new world. Retelling of Sleeping Beauty.
Found alone in the snow when she was six, Camille was adopted by the powerful Vultusino family, one of the Seven Families that rule New Haven. Now sixteen, the mysteries of Camille's birth and discovery are returning to threaten her and her safety among the Family. Retelling of Snow White.
Princess of the Midnight Ball
Rose and her eleven younger sisters must dance every night at a midnight ball because of a debt that their mother made years ago. Now, the King wants to know how his daughters are able to go dancing every night when they are locked in their room. Retelling of The Twelve Dancing Princesses.
The Rose and the Beast: Fairy Tales Retold
Lyrical and modern retellings of beloved fairy tales such as Snow White, Thumbelina, Cinderella and many others. Multiple retellings.
Armed with bright red cloaks and sharp weapons, sisters Scarlett and Rosie fight side by side against the Fenris – werewolves – who hunt and kill young girls. When there's an unexpected spike in Fenris attacks, the sisters, along with their good friend and woodsman Silas, venture beyond their woods and into the city, where more than just Fenris await them. Retelling of Little Red Riding Hood.
Essie is used to her life, living in the cold and tinkering with her seven robots/drones, but when a mysterious stranger named Dane literally crashes in her life, a secret is revealed. Retelling of Snow White.
Straw into Gold
Tousle and Innes are ordered by the King to solve a riddle in order to spare their lives. The boys begin a harrowing journey to meet up with the queen in order to get their answer. Retelling of Rumpelstiltskin.
Liga, a young woman who had endured unspeakable anguish, is magically whisked away to a fantasy realm to raise her daughters in peace. But as her daughters grow, the cracks between their fantasy life and the real world begin to show and all three woman must make a choice about what world they want to live in. Retelling of Snow White and Rose Red.
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Seeking to change her family's increasingly bad fortune, Minli sets out on a quest to find the mythical Old Man of the Moon. Soon, Minli's quest becomes intertwined with a series of ancient Chinese fairy tales. Multiple retellings.
For nine years of full moons, five sisters have traveled through a portal in the Transylvanian woods near their home to go dancing in the mysterious Wildwood with creatures rarely seen outside of fairy tales. The girls, and the secret of the portal, have always been safe – until now. Retelling of The Twelve Dancing Princesses.