Retellings

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9 Clever Retellings of Classic Stories

by Francie Crawford

Whether you love reading a book over and over or will only read it once, everyone loves the classics. This list is made up of some amazing retellings to rediscover your favorite tales, with just enough fresh and new ideas. Filled with just enough true-to-form detail that you’ll be wanting to read the classics again […]

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7 Creative Romeo and Juliet Retellings

by Jasmine Hodge

Everyone loves a good Romeo and Juliet retelling – with all the romance and drama who wouldn’t? These Romeo and Juliet retellings will satisfy any craving for our favorite star-crossed lovers, with creative, unique, and modern additions to make it feel fresh. 7 Creative Romeo and Juliet Retellings 1. Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott […]

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6 Awesome Pride and Prejudice Retellings

by Jill Hacking

My love for Jane Austen’s classic Pride & Prejudice goes back a long way. I was one of those gangly, awkward preteens who had actual fancy-dress, big-hat, cucumber-sandwhich viewing parties for the 5 hour A&E mini series adaptation of Pride and Prejudice (yes, on 6 VHS tapes). One of my final papers in college discussed […]

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The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes: The Best Sherlock Holmes Adaptations

by Jess Harold

In modern-day London, two brilliant high school students—one Sherlock Holmes and a Miss James “Mori” Moriarty—meet. A murder will bring them together. The truth very well might drive them apart. Before they were mortal enemies, they were much more… While Lock & Mori certainly isn’t conventional, author Heather W. Petty follows the longstanding tradition of […]

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Tale as Old as Time: 8 Beauty and the Beast Retellings

by Jess Harold

After seeing Beauty and the Beast, I knew I wanted Belle’s life—secret castle far away from everyone, talking household items fulfilling my every need, and an enormous library. Getting to kiss the prince was just a bonus! And the only way to be a princess like Belle was to dress the part. But nothing lasts […]

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6 International Fairy Tale Retellings

by Gabriella Abbate

Everyone knows the standard Disney fairy tales, you may even know the more violent collection from the Brother’s Grimm, but there are thousands upon thousands of fairy tales from all around the world. Each culture has a Cinderella-esque tale, with different moral lessons and cultural signifiers ingrained into it. Below is a list of retellings of fairy tales […]

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