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100 Must-Read Fairytale Retellings For Adults And YA Readers

Once upon a time a reader decided to make an epic list of all the best fairytale retellings in the land. Other readers found this list and read the books that most captured their attention. Then they recommended those books to others, and they all lived happily ever after, reading until the end of their days.

How the Patriarchy Took Over Women’s Once Upon a Time

One Rioter makes connections between the #metoo movement and women storytellers in fairy tale history. Women are reclaiming their stories.

7 Intersectional Fairy Tale Retellings

Seven intersectional fairy tale retellings featuring princesses of color and LGBT relationships.

8 Non-Blonde Rapunzels

9 times out of 10, Rapunzel is shown as a blonde. Here are 8 children's books offering a diversity of Rapunzels and hair colors.

On THE GLASS COFFIN by the Brothers Grimm and A. S. Byatt

If a fairy-story immortalises, like a glass coffin, Byatt's unlocking of the Grimm's fairy tale is empowering, emancipating, and makes so much more sense.

7 Dark Fairytale Books for Grownups

7 dark fairytale reads for those tired of Disney and craving the darkness of the originals. But these versions might be even more disturbing.

Queerness, Hans Christian Andersen, and The Little Mermaid

On Hans Christian Andersen's sexuality, and how he worked it into his stories.

Strengthening Your (Romantic) Relationships with Bedtime Stories

Reading out loud at bedtime: it's not just for kids.

These Fairy Tales Are Not For Children

Love fairy tales? Love erotica? Then we've got a book list for you!

Why Putting Guns in Fairy Tales Defeats the Purpose of Fairy Tales

The NRA has released retellings of fairy tales, with guns added. Here's why that's a bad idea.