Books tagged: retellings

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The Princess and the Wolf
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,370. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
King George and Queen Marit have lived sixteen years after the mysterious disappearance of their daughter Princess Ina. While they continue to look for her, they have adopted Dagmar as their heir and she is betrothed to Lord Morlieb, from a neighboring kingdom. But now animals have begun to attack humans and the tolerance that King George has gained for animal magickers and the kingdom is at risk.
Living Dead Boy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,930. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Safiye is used to the bullying. She tries not to let it bother her, but she feels as if no one understands. Well, almost no one. Adam understands, but he's just words on a computer screen. As she learns more about him, the mystery only deepens. Can their friendship survive his life and death secret, or will she come to see him as a monster?
Midnight Captive
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,700. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
Phaedra is cursed to sleep until true love wakes her. Hermione has a dark secret. When Prince Sheridan discovers the two princesses wandering the woods outside the castle, he begins to wonder if there is more to Phaedra's curse than is readily apparent. With the help of a minstrel out to prove a point, they must discover the secret before the princesses are trapped forever in the night.
Phantazein
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: Australian English. Published: October 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
You think you know all the fables that have ever been told. You think you can no longer be surprised by stories. Think again. With origins in myth, fairytales, folklore and pure imagination, the stories and poems in these pages draw on history that never was and worlds that will never be to create their own unique tales and traditions… The next generation of storytellers is here.
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.
In Her Head, In Her Eyes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Book Smugglers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
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.
Retold: Six Fairytales Reimagined
You set the price! Words: 46,030. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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.
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 » Science fiction » Short stories
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.
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 » Fantasy » Short stories
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.
Beware the Little White Rabbit
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology
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.