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Twisted: The Girl Who Uncovered Rumpelstiltskin's Name
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,100. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
In the classic tale a little man spins straw into gold and tricks a girl into trading away her baby. Aoife must now find his name, the clues to which are hidden deep in the woods, a moldy dungeon, and a dead woman’s chamber. Twisted is the story of a tenacious, young woman who solves a mystery so elusive that not even the enchanted man who spins straw into gold can figure it out.
The Cinderella Connection
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,230. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2017 by Hearth Publications. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
4 people. 4 Stories. 1 Collection. The classic story of Cinderella is retold and combined with the tales of her parents. Read all four stories in this collection: The Dance, Duck’s Tale, Cursed Corsets, and Little Red
Breaker and the Sun
Pre-release—available May 8, 2017. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Clean Teen Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Breaker is a recently returned Vietnam vet. Sunny is a Chinese-French immigrant who fled during the war. When Breaker stumbles upon Sunny at the Ugly Tree, they are instantly drawn to each other. But they are also called to the tree. Is it fate that brought them together, or something more?
If There Were Two of Me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 850. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
This story begins with a little boy wondering what would happen if there were two of me. He imagines how one of him stays home while the other travels on exciting adventures. The imaginative illustrations spark children's curiosity about what they might do if there were two of them. The story engenders discussions as well as writing and illustrating. It is a go to for rhyme and story telling.
The Dance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016 by Hearth Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Anna can't dance away from this problem. Will she save the kingdom or save her heart.
Vanya Says, "Go!" -- A Retelling of Mikhail Kuzmin's "Wings"
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 62,910. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In 1906, Mikhail Kuzmin published Wings, the first book in Russian to discuss same-sex  relationships in a positive light. With Vanya Says, ‘Go!,’ Wayne Goodman retells the story from the perspective of the young man at the heart of the tale. The original work contained only three sections, but a fourth has been added to round out the story and provide some closure.
Bellamy and the Brute
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,840. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017 by Clean Teen Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Rumors swirl about Baldwin House, the mysterious mansion on the hill. People say a monster lives there. But Bellamy needs the money, so she takes the job. A fresh twist on a classic story, Bellamy and the Brute proves true love really is blind.
Beautiful Curse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,890. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Psyche Jones just wants to be normal, but between her mom walking out, her own suddenly too-good-to-be-true appearance, and the way everyone at school treats her, normal is next to impossible. But when her beauty catches the eye of the magical and mysterious Ross, Psyche takes a chance...but is falling in love with Ross too much for a mere mortal like her?
Lady of Sherwood
Pre-release—available April 24, 2017. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,120. Language: English. Published by Clean Teen Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Robin of Lockesly was neither the son her father wanted, nor the daughter her mother expected. When she refuses an arranged marriage to a harsh and cruel knight, the deadly events that follow change her destiny forever. Lady of Sherwood is a unique young adult retelling of the beloved Robin Hood legend.
The Carl of the Drab Coat: A collection of reimagined tales
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: American English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales
A collection of short, reimagined stories, this book is a retelling of the classic Celtic legend of The Carl of the Drab Coat. They are fantastical and have elements from mythology, modern drama, and science fiction woven in to bring them to a new audience.