Books tagged: retelling

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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
Pre-release—available March 13, 2017. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,840. Language: English. Published 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. 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.
When the Prince Didn't Come in Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fairy tales
A comic retelling of Sleeping Beauty when the prince didn't arrive before someone else did.
Totally Starcross'd
Price: Free! Words: 24,450. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Mashups
For Romilly and Julian it’s never been truer that you can choose your friends but not your family. Will this story end in woe—or can there be a happily ever after for this modern-day Juliet and Romeo? From Amazon bestselling author S.D. Wasley comes Totally Starcross'd, a retelling of Shakespeare's timeless tragedy Romeo and Juliet.
The Eight-Headed Dragon
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The Eight-Headed Dragon is a short story based on the Japanese myth of Susanoo and the Yamata no Orochi. In a small bar in Japan, an alcoholic man struggles to overcome his hate as he battles his inner dragon one shot of sake at a time.
The Prince Who Turned Into a Toad: A Retelling of The Frog Prince
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
While Kate and Rupert's parents are off touring the kingdom, Cousin Garil lets Rupert do anything he wants, but Kate isn't allowed to do any of the things she likes to do, which means her plans to become a scientist are hard to put into action. Yet when Rupert gets himself into a fix, Kate's love of science might be all that can save him. A short story of 5, 800 words for middle-grade readers.