Like a lot of other things, books get “re-dos” too! Epic Reads created a list of 162 different re-tellings of different classics like old Fairy Tales, Shakespeare, and the classics like Jane Austen and the Bronte Sisters! We won’t be putting the entire list on here but we will include a link to the site!
First we will start with FAIRY TALES! Everybody loves those right?
Beauty and the Beast Retellings
- East by Edith Pattou
- Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow by Jessica Day George
- Rose Daughter by Robin McKinley
- Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge
- Spirited by Nancy Holder
- Heart’s Blood by Juliet Marillier
The Little Mermaid Retellings
- Monstrous Beauty by Elizabeth Fama
- Midnight Pearls by Cameron Dokey
- Mermaid: A Twist on a Classic Tale by Carolyn Turgeon
- Princess of Glass by Jessica Day George
- Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
- If I have A Wicked Stepmother, Where’s My Prince? by Melissa Kantor
Other Fairy Tales not listed on here, but on Epic Reads!
- Sleeping Beauty
- Snow White
- Hansel and Gretel
- Snow Queen (Frozen)
- Little Red Riding Hood
- Frog Prince
Next on the list are the Classics!
The Great Gatsby Retellings
Alice in Wonderland Retellings:
- Splintered by A.G. Howard
- The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor
- Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter
- Queen of Hearts by Colleen Oakes
- Man Made Boy by Jon Skovron
- Clay by David Almond
- Gris Grimly’s Frankenstein
- Hideous Love by Stephanie Hemphill
- This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth Oppel
- This Monstrous Thing by Mackenzi Lee
- Spare and Found Parts by Sarah Maria Griffin
Other Classics not listed on here, but on Epic Reads!
- Peter Pan
- Wizard of Oz
- Robin Hood
- Edgar Allan Poe
- Jane Austen
- Brontë Sisters
Other categories on the list not mentioned here:
- Mythology (Don’t forget to check out yesterday’s post: Book List Part 3: Mythology!)
While both are really cool subjects, the list is quite long already! Check out Epic Reads for the full, extensive list of retellings!
-Court and Ash