Fans of teen fiction and fantasy, rediscover classic stories when you check out these modern retellings of myths and fairy tales.
Alpha Goddess is a retelling of the myth of Rama and Sita with a love triangle dissimilar to the original epic.
The Language of Thorns is a beautiful book featuring dark retellings of fairy tales including Beauty and the Beast and The Nutcracker. Each tale is illustrated in the fashion of a traditional collection of fairy tales.
Norroway is a graphic novel that retells the Scottish folk tale of the black bull of Norroway. This version includes a racially diverse cast of characters and a feminist protagonist.
Spindle is a retelling of Sleeping Beauty. It's a sequel to A Thousand Nights, opens a new window, but the first novel is summarized in the beginning, so you can start here if you’re looking for a standalone read.
What's your favorite fairy tale? Or your favorite retelling? Let me know in the comments.