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


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