Planning to watch any of the fairy-tale inspired tv shows or movies that are coming out? Want to get into the fairy-tale mood? Here are some great titles for teens:
Ash – Malinda Lo. She must choose, between the handsome fairy cursed to love her, and the King’s Huntress whom she loves.
Beast – Donna Jo Napoli. Beauty in the Beast, in Persia, from the Beast’s POV.
Beastly – Alex Flinn. Kyle is a stuck-up jerk who insults the wrong witch.
Cloaked – Alex Flinn. Johnny is asked by a hot-looking princess to find her brother … who just happens to be in amphibian-form.
Entwined – Heather Dixon. The real story of the Twelve Dancing princesses.
Extraordinary – Nancy Werlin. What happens to you when your ancestor made a promise to the faeries?
Goose Chase – Patrice Kindl. Rather than marry a cruel king or a seemingly dim-witted prince, an enchanted goose girl endures imprisonment, capture by several ogresses, and other dangers, before learning exactly who she is.
The Grimm Legacy – Polly Shulman. The objects are real, and you can check them out from the New-York Circulating Material Repository!
The Healer’s Apprentice – Melanie Dickerson. Rose falls in love with Lord Hamlin, who is not only engaged, but is looking for the sorcerer who cursed his future bride. Can we say love triangle?
Impossible – Nancy Werlin. In order to stop the madness cursing the women of her family for centuries, Lucy must perform three impossible tasks before her daughter is born in order to appease the Elfin King.
A Kiss in Time – Alex Flinn. Her kingdom has been asleep for centuries. What’s an old-fashioned girl gonna do in a modern world? And why did *no one* think to show her what a spindle looked like before it was too late, anyway?
The Princess and the Snowbird – Mette Ivie Harrison. She has magic. He doesn’t.
The Replacement – Brenna Yovanoff. Mackie isn’t one of us, he’s a changeling.
Sisters Red – Jackson Pierce. Scarlett and Rosie are not thrilled with the Big Bad Wolf, who had the gall to kill their grandmother. This is the story of how they take revenge.
Tithe – Holly Black. A dark and modern faerie tale.