Books tagged: retellings

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Black Sails, Disco Inferno
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,140. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Black Sails, Disco Inferno is a retelling of the classic medieval romance of Tristan and Isolde, turning things on their head by reversing the sex of the chief protagonists and placing them in a '70's pulp/noir world.
Of Frogs and Lovers
Price: Free! Words: 2,890. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
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Sid Sharp is a lonely guy whose life is changed forever one froggy morning in this quirky frog prince retelling for all ages.
The Sea King's Daughter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,130. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
What would you sacrifice for love? Nyx, the sea king's youngest daughter, yearns for the sunlit world above the waves. After the young mermaid rescues a human from drowning, she is determined to be with him at any cost. But the price of happiness may be higher than she ever imagined. Love and heartbreak intertwine in this breathtakingly romantic retelling of "The Little Mermaid".
Charm
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,510. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Irene Kerry thinks she's dealing with her mother's suicide just fine until the day her best friend Rain falls in love with a much older man. A man who knew her mother, and believes Irene is a magician like her. In order to protect her friend and family, Irene must hunt an ancient magician who steals and eats magic, and discover the truth behind her mother's life and death.
Beware the Little White Rabbit
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Curiosity often leads to trouble... Thirteen powerful voices in young adult fiction invite you to journey into startling new Wonderlands in this nod to the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s timeless character, ALICE.
The Princess Collection Volume 1: The Princess on the Glass Hill and Other Fairy Tale Retellings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,940. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies
New life is breathed into 3 classic fairy tales with fleshed-out characters and heightened suspense. Experience the quest to reach the Princess on the Glass Hill, witness the scheming of Rumpelstiltskin, and feel the dauntless spirit of Cinderella as you’ve never experienced them before. The first volume of The Princess Collection is a must-read for every fan of fairy tales.
After The Wedding and The Woman Who Could Smell the Future: Two Stories
Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Two flash fiction stories: In "After the Wedding," Galatea struggles with the challenges of married life, questions about her own origin, and the boundaries of her own nature, as imposed by her creator and husband. In "The Woman Who Could Smell the Future," a woman of humble ambitions discovers that even the silliest of superpowers can give you an edge in life and job-hunting.
Retold: Six Fairytales Reimagined
You set the price! Words: 46,030. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014 by Book Smugglers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
From Beauty and the Beast to Scheherazade, and Baba Yaga to the North Wind, fairy tales have inspired readers for generations. In Retold, six fables from across the globe are re-imagined--with a subversive twist. This anthology collects six short stories from diverse, feminist, and original perspectives. These aren't your storybook fairy tales.
In Her Head, In Her Eyes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Book Smugglers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Horror » General
Pot Head, they called her. Heavy-head, they teased her. In a noble house of dye masters, Island-born Hase is an outcast, ridiculed by her fellow servants and employers – all because of the smooth, reflective sphere that covers her head. Little does the household know that Hase has a mission and a purpose, carried behind her pot-covered head, in her impenetrable eyes.
Never Upon a Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,660. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014 by Bathory Gate Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
You’ve always hated her, but you might not know the whole story. . . Edith may not be brazen and enchanted like her twin sister, Ember, but in a world of dying magic, perhaps her simple desires are enough. But Ember’s been harboring an evil secret - and thwarted love and jealous can turn acts of merit into classic tales of wickedness in this new twist on an old tale.