Fairy Tales New and Retold

November 2, 2009 at 2:55 pm Leave a comment

Ash by Malinda LoNew today at the library is Ash, a unique retelling of Cinderella by Malinda Lo.  Ash wishes a fairy will take her away from her cruel stepmother, until the day she must choose between a handsome fairy cursed to love her and the King’s Huntress whom she loves.  YA FIC LO.

Read chapter one of Ash on Malinda Lo’s website.

Want to read other fairy tales new or retold?  Try one of these:

Beastly
YA FIC FLINNN
A modern retelling of Beauty and the Beast from the point of view of the Beast, a vain private school student. Read it before the movie comes out in 2010!

Just Ella
YA FIC HADDIX
Feeling suffocated by palace rules and court etiquette after accepting Prince Charming’s proposal, Ella plots to escape.

Princess of the Midnight Ball
YA FIC GEORGE
Galen hopes to break the spell on twelve princesses who are cursed to dance each night until their slippers are ragged.

Book of a Thousand Days
YA FIC HALE
Dashti, sworn to obey her mistress, Lady Saren, shares Saren’s years of punishment locked in a tower, then brings her to the lands of her true love.

East
YA FIC PATTOU
A young woman journeys to a distant castle on the back of a great white bear who is the victim of a cruel enchantment.

A Curse Dark as Gold
YA FIC BUNCE
Upon her father’s death, Charlotte struggles to keep the family’s mill running and decide whether to accept help from a stranger who can spin straw into gold.

Princess Ben
YA FIC MURDOCK
A girl is transformed, through instruction in life at court, determination, and magic, from sullen, graceless Ben into Crown Princess Benevolence.

Bound
YA FIC NAPOLI
Xing-Xing endures a life of neglect and servitude, as her stepmother binds her own child’s feet so that she, and not Xing-Xing, might marry well.

Stardust
YA FIC GAIMAN
In the quiet English hamlet of Wall, Tristan embarks on a remarkable journey to recover a fallen star.

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