The 100 Best Fairytales and Retellings


1. Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine


2. The Goose Girl (The Books of Bayern, #1) by Shannon Hale


3. Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast by Robin McKinley


4. The Princess Bride by William Goldman


5. Fairest by Gail Carson Levine


6. Stardust by Neil Gaiman


7. The Two Princesses of Bamarre by Gail Carson Levine


8. Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer


9. Howl’s Moving Castle (Howl’s Moving Castle #1) by Diana Wynne Jones


10. Daughter of the Forest (Sevenwaters, #1) by Juliet Marillier


11. Beastly (Beastly, #1; Kendra Chronicles, #1) by Alex Flinn


12. Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale


13. East by Edith Pattou


14. Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (The Wicked Years, #1) by Gregory Maguire


15. Wildwood Dancing (Wildwood, #1) by Juliet Marillier


16. Princess of the Midnight Ball (Princess, #1) by Jessica Day George


17. The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling


18. Spindle’s End by Robin McKinley


19. Dealing with Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles, #1) by Patricia C. Wrede


20. Princess Academy (Princess Academy, #1) by Shannon Hale


21. The Looking Glass Wars (The Looking Glass Wars, #1) by Frank Beddor


22. Ever by Gail Carson Levine


23. Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire


24. Just Ella (The Palace Chronicles, #1) by Margaret Peterson Haddix


25. Rose Daughter by Robin McKinley


26. Deerskin by Robin McKinley


27. The Chronicles of Narnia (Chronicles of Narnia, #1–7) by C.S. Lewis


28. Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie


29. The Blue Sword (Damar, #1) by Robin McKinley


30. Briar Rose by Jane Yolen


31. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien


32. The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly


33. Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow by Jessica Day George


34. Entwined by Heather Dixon


35. Enchantment by Orson Scott Card


36. The Frog Princess (Tales of the Frog Princess, #1) by E.D. Baker


37. The Fairy Godmother (Five Hundred Kingdoms, #1) by Mercedes Lackey


38. The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon Scieszka


39. The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories by Angela Carter


40. Once Upon a Marigold (Upon a Marigold, #1) by Jean Ferris


41. A Kiss in Time by Alex Flinn


42. Princess of Glass (Princess, #2) by Jessica Day George


43. Fables, Vol. 1: Legends in Exile by Bill Willingham


44. Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis


45. The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka


46. Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2) by Marissa Meyer


47. Rapunzel’s Revenge (Rapunzel’s Revenge, #1) by Shannon Hale


48. The Ordinary Princess by M.M. Kaye


49. A Curse Dark as Gold by Elizabeth C. Bunce


50. The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales by Jacob Grimm


51. The Princess Test (The Princess Tales, #2) by Gail Carson Levine


52. The Storyteller’s Daughter: A Retelling of the Arabian Nights (Once Upon a Time #1) by Cameron Dokey


53. Peter and the Starcatchers (Peter and the Starcatchers, #1) by Dave Barry


54. The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo


55. The Outlaws of Sherwood by Robin McKinley


56. Snow: A Retelling of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Once Upon A Time, #3) by Tracy Lynn


57. Before Midnight: A Retelling of Cinderella (Once Upon a Time, #11) by Cameron Dokey


58. The Princess and the Hound (The Hound Saga, #1) by Mette Ivie Harrison


59. Zel by Donna Jo Napoli


60. Wicked Lovely (Wicked Lovely, #1) by Melissa Marr


61. Alice in Wonderland by Jane Carruth


62. Heart’s Blood by Juliet Marillier


63. Snow White and Rose Red by Patricia C. Wrede


64. Fablehaven (Fablehaven, #1) by Brandon Mull


65. The Fairy-Tale Detectives (The Sisters Grimm, #1) by Michael Buckley


66. Princess Ben by Catherine Gilbert Murdock


67. The Hero and the Crown (Damar, #2) by Robin McKinley


68. Cinderellis and the Glass Hill (The Princess Tales, #4) by Gail Carson Levine


69. Mirror Mirror by Gregory Maguire


70. Tam Lin by Pamela Dean


71. Beast by Donna Jo Napoli


72. The Fairy’s Mistake (The Princess Tales, #1) by Gail Carson Levine


73. Midnight Pearls: A Retelling of The Little Mermaid (Once Upon A Time, #4) by Debbie Viguié


74. The Neverending Story by Michael Ende


75. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #1) by C.S. Lewis


76. The Last Unicorn (The Last Unicorn, #1) by Peter S. Beagle


77. The Perilous Gard by Elizabeth Marie Pope


78. The Black Swan (Fairy Tales, #2) by Mercedes Lackey


79. The Amaranth Enchantment by Julie Berry


80. Fire and Hemlock by Diana Wynne Jones


81. The Door in the Hedge by Robin McKinley


82. Cress (The Lunar Chronicles, #3) by Marissa Meyer


83. Golden: A Retelling of Rapunzel (Once Upon A Time, #9) by Cameron Dokey


84. Seeing Redd (The Looking Glass Wars, #2) by Frank Beddor


85. The Fire Rose (Elemental Masters, #0) by Mercedes Lackey


86. Shadow Spinner by Susan Fletcher


87. Inkspell (Inkworld, #2) by Cornelia Funke


88. Sisters Red (Fairytale Retellings, #1) by Jackson Pearce


89. Wings (Wings, #1) by Aprilynne Pike


90. The Rose and the Beast: Fairy Tales Retold by Francesca Lia Block


91. The Complete Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen


92. Ash by Malinda Lo


93. Winter Rose (Winter Rose, #1) by Patricia A. McKillip


94. The Night Dance: A Retelling of The Twelve Dancing Princesses (Once Upon A Time, #8) by Suzanne Weyn


95. Avalon High by Meg Cabot


96. In the Night Garden (The Orphan’s Tales, #1) by Catherynne M. Valente


97. The Big Over Easy (Nursery Crime, #1) by Jasper Fforde


98. The Serpent’s Shadow (Elemental Masters, #1) by Mercedes Lackey


99. One Good Knight (Five Hundred Kingdoms, #2) by Mercedes Lackey


100. Goose Chase by Patrice Kindl


Source: https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/96.The_Best_Fairytales_and_Retellings

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