What Fairytale Retelling Should You Read?

What Fairytale Retelling Should You Read?

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Want to be transported to a familiar yet different world? Love fairytales but wanna read something new?  Then a fairytale retelling is a perfect book for you to read right now. Luckily for you there are a lot of great books based on fairytales we know and love, all with a little twist that makes them unique. Take this quiz to find a fairytale retelling to place you in a world fit for you.   During this difficult time we could use your support more than ever! If we’ve brought some joy to you or brightened your day or even …

Fairytale Retellings You’ll Wish You Wrote

Fairytale Retellings You’ll Wish You Wrote

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It’s National Tell a Fairytale Day! We here at Bookstr absolutely love classic fairytales. They remind us of simpler times when all we had to worry about was what we wanted to eat for lunch and who we wanted to play with on the playground. But as we grow, we expand our *very sophisticated* taste for literature, and we find ourselves fascinated with fantastical worlds with modern elements. So, to satisfy your thirst for classic tales with modern twists, we’ve compiled a list of magical fairytale retellings that will make you wish you wrote them. CInderella- ‘cinder’ by Marissa Meyer …

‘Inkheart’ Author Cornelia Funke Teams with Guillermo del Toro for ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ Novel

‘Inkheart’ Author Cornelia Funke Teams with Guillermo del Toro for ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ Novel

The Bookseller reports that the visionary director of The Shape of Water Guillermo del Toro, and Cornelia Funke, the author of bestseller The Thief Lord and Inkheart, have written a book for adults based on 2006’s Pan’s Labyrinth (El laberinto del fauno in Spanish).   The film is a dark fairy tale set during the horrific events of the Spanish civil war, following a young girl who discovers a world of magical creatures and a ten-foot faun who tells her she is a changeling, the daughter of the fairy king. She must prove herself to the faun by completing several strange tasks before she can be welcomed back to court. All …