June 24th is International Fairy (or Faery) Day, created to celebrate these creatures often featured in fantasy, folklore, and mythological stories.
You don’t have to dive under the sea to find a list of stories inspired by ‘The Little Mermaid’! You just have to check out this list!
Personally, I think it goes without saying that all fairy tales have a certain draw and appeal. Rapunzel is no exception to this rule. Here are five books inspired by the classic fairy tale.
Who doesn’t know the Sleeping Beauty story? It’s intriguing and dark and terrifying all at the same time.
Faeries have always had a special place in fantasy literature, and I think we can all see why. Sometimes, these beings take on the form of a trickster that messes with mortals for sheer enjoyment. Other times, the faerie in question may be a guide or maternal figure who leads the protagonist down the right path, offering sage advice and comfort when necessary. There is also the recurring theme of making these beings into immortal love interests who fall head-over-heels for their human paramours. Long story short: faeries take on various roles in literature. Their magic and their personalities make …