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The 9 Best REBECCA Retellings Ever Written

Craving some dark gothic suspense with a dash of romance this fall? Read on for nine of the best Rebecca retellings.

Retellings of Indian Epics

Knowing the basics of Hindu epics is so important from a cultural standpoint. Here are a few retellings that reimagine them in new ways.

8 of the Best Greek Mythology Retellings

If you love taking something old and making it new again, this list of Greek mythology retellings is perfect for you.

8 Lovestruck Eros and Psyche Retellings

Modern Eros and Psyche retellings to fallen love with, from classic retellings to steamy romance, including Cupid and Psyche by M. Charlotte Craft.

Why Romance Will Never Stop Retelling Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast

Why Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast remain such common folkloric allusions in romance, and why they likely always will.

The Best Gender-Flipped Retellings

Rethink everything you thought you knew about fairytales and other classic stories with some of the best gender-flipped retellings.

Retellings That Haven’t Happened But Should

I love a Pride and Prejudice retelling as much as the next person, but I have a whole wishlist of other stories I'd love to see reimagined.

Retellings Keep the Classics Relevant

How retellings extend the life of the classics by inviting new readers in and exploring old and new ideas side-by-side.

At the Heart of the Tale: What Makes Stories Poised for Retelling

What makes a great story worth retelling, and what kinds of stories should we expect to see retold in the future?

How ELLA ENCHANTED by Gail Carson Levine Helped Teach Me to Read

One rioter describes her struggles learning to read and how the book Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine changed everything.