Top 5 Terrifying Fairy Tales

Top 5 Terrifying Fairy Tales

Growing up, my favorite thing to read was a two volume collection of classic fairy tales. Any of them would do, but more often than not I’d just read cover to cover and cover to cover. It was a great way to spend an afternoon until I left nostalgia and daydreams behind (kind of) and started devouring more and more books.   The thing about fairy tales, though, is that not all of them are so sweet. Really, most of them aren’t so sweet. Here are my top five terrifying fairy tales.   1. Sleeping Beauty   There’s quite a few …

5 Lesser-Known Grimm’s Fairy Tales You Should Read Right Now

5 Lesser-Known Grimm’s Fairy Tales You Should Read Right Now

It’s been 205 years since brother Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm published their collection of fairytales containing famous tales such as Cinderella, Snow White, and Red Riding Hood. However, lest we forget, the volume contained over 200 stories, and those that have been thus far sidelined deserve some recognition too. So, without further ado, here are five strange, spooky, stories you should be reading right now.    1. “The King’s Son Who Feared Nothing“   Via Giphy   This tale follows a fearless prince who goes in search of adventure, confident that nothing can frighten him. He comes across a giant and boasts …

‘Queen Girls’ Turns True Stories into Fairy Tales

‘Queen Girls’ Turns True Stories into Fairy Tales

A Kickstarter campaign has been started to produce a series of books that take real life stories of women and re-imagine them as fairy tales. The creators of the books have expressed that often, women and girls are portrayed in stereotypical roles in books, instead of being able to think outside of the box.  Image courtesy of Kickstarter They have exceeded their $8,000 goal, but are still accepting contributions to produce more books. Their first project will feature Bessie Coleman who was the first African-American women in the world to receive her pilot’s license.  Images courtesy of Kickstarter  According to Bustle, two …