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30 Modern Twists on the Fairy Tales You Know and Love

We love traditional fairy tales, but putting a sexier spin on old favorites can add some extra magic. We've rounded up some of the best retellings of classic tales out there — ones chock-full of evil stepsisters, wicked witches, dark curses, mermaids, and Prince Charmings — but with a few new twists and turns.

30 Modern Twists on the Fairy Tales You Know and Love

We love traditional fairy tales, but putting a sexier spin on old favorites can add some extra magic. We've rounded up some of the best retellings of classic tales out there — ones chock-full of evil stepsisters, wicked witches, dark curses, mermaids, and Prince Charmings — but with a few new twists and turns.

The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making: Amazon.co.uk: Catherynne M. Valente: Books

Snow Day! An Interview with Eowyn Ivey, Author of The Snow Child

A bewitching tale of heartbreak and hope set in Alaska, The Snow Child was a bestseller on hardback publication, and went on to establish itself as one of the key literary debuts of and was a Richard and Judy Bookclub pick.

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The story telling of Queen Scheherazade to King Shahryar. Anton Pieck. 1943. | Inspired by One Thousand and One Nights.