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Favorite Fairy Tale Retellings

Members: 58 participating members (show all)

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1
5,222 members, 182 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: Charmella1 (1), el_len (1), kerrygiven (1), kceccato (1), guyalice (1), SunnySD (1), al.vick (1), trollsdotter (1), Quaisior (1), LShelby (1), SylviaC (1)12 more, ncgraham (1), foggidawn (1), nessreader (2), Caramellunacy (2), briarhills (2), loremistress (3), merrystar (4), Alloria (5), pwaites (7), keristars (11), staffordcastle (14), Herenya

Score: 79.43

Explanations:

Caramellunacy (2): On of my favorites - I read this retelling of beauty in the beast in high school (I think) originally and was pleasantly surprised at how much it felt like the Disney movie in terms of tone and sense of magic.… (more)

5
3,291 members, 160 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: hailelib (1), el_len (2), DeltaQueen50 (2), pwaites (3), kceccato (4), loremistress (4), keristars (4), Caramellunacy (5), ncgraham (8), foggidawn (9), merrystar (19)2 more, guyalice (30), Herenya

Thumbs down: Quaisior

Score: 33.31

Explanations:

Caramellunacy (5): A charming retelling of The Goose Girl.

6
1,689 members, 35 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: generalkala (1), kceccato (2), el_len (3), SunnySD (3), nessreader (4), trollsdotter (4), DeltaQueen50 (5), hailelib (6), loremistress (12), keristars (12), staffordcastle (15)1 more, parasolofdoom

Thumbs down: Quaisior

Score: 30.69

3
9,945 members, 351 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: Caramellunacy (1), MikeBriggs (1), norabelle414 (2), kceccato (3), el_len (4), mybookshelf (4), pwaites (5), nessreader (5), ncgraham (5), LShelby (6), trollsdotter (12)3 more, foggidawn (19), parasolofdoom, Herenya

Thumbs down: merrystar, Quaisior

Score: 34.81

Explanations:

Caramellunacy (1): I absolutely loved this re-telling of Cinderella. It stands pretty much as the pinnacle of what I wanted my middle grade reading to be. Plus I swooned a bit over Prince Charmont...… (more)

8
3,320 members, 74 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: SunnySD (2), mybookshelf (2), Quaisior (3), briarhills (4), el_len (5), kceccato (6), keristars (6), foggidawn (16), merrystar (17), loremistress (19), DeltaQueen50 (21)2 more, guyalice (23), Herenya

Thumbs down: bestem, ncgraham

Score: 28.03

10
2,497 members, 56 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: briarhills (1), merrystar (3), SunnySD (4), Quaisior (4), el_len (6), keristars (7), loremistress (20), guyalice (21), foggidawn (22), Herenya, parasolofdoom

Thumbs down: ncgraham

Score: 25.42

18
4,803 members, 205 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: bethielouwho (1), bestem (1), norabelle414 (1), hailelib (5), el_len (7), guyalice (7), keristars (9), parasolofdoom

Thumbs down: spiphany

Score: 21.94

9
1,022 members, 13 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2), mkbird (2), LShelby (2), Alloria (6), el_len (8), trollsdotter (8), nessreader (9), foggidawn (15), merrystar (21), loremistress (22), guyalice (48)

Score: 26.98

20
1,722 members, 18 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: generalkala (3), staffordcastle (4), trollsdotter (6), hailelib (7), loremistress (8), el_len (9), kceccato (9), guyalice (33), parasolofdoom

Thumbs down: Quaisior

Score: 19.58

12
1,589 members, 26 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: trollsdotter (2), mkbird (4), Quaisior (5), merrystar (6), ncgraham (6), briarhills (8), el_len (10), foggidawn (20), Herenya (22), guyalice (50)

Score: 23.85

17
2,142 members, 57 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: generalkala (2), Quaisior (7), trollsdotter (7), staffordcastle (8), el_len (11), kceccato (14), DeltaQueen50 (15), hailelib (19), guyalice (82), parasolofdoom

Score: 22.24

24
1,216 members, 19 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: Jarandel (1), aulsmith (1), nessreader (10), merrystar (11), el_len (12), guyalice (47), parasolofdoom

Score: 18.16

39
4,254 members, 114 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: Alloria (1), SunnySD (7), Quaisior (8), trollsdotter (9), kceccato (12), el_len (13), staffordcastle (16), parasolofdoom

Thumbs down: foggidawn, merrystar, pwaites

Score: 13.44

Explanations:

merrystar (0): I love this, but it is not a fairy-tale retelling.

pwaites (0): Not a fairy tale retelling, just plays on the cliches of fairy tales.

21
5,544 members, 102 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (2), ahef1963 (3), al.vick (3), pwaites (8), briarhills (13), el_len (14), kceccato (15), guyalice (45)

Score: 19.57

27
1,221 members, 40 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)

Lists: mybookshelf (3), SunnySD (5), merrystar (7), trollsdotter (11), el_len (15), guyalice (39), Herenya

Score: 16.07

30
1,471 members, 19 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: generalkala (6), staffordcastle (6), inge87 (7), hailelib (12), loremistress (13), el_len (16), kceccato (17), guyalice (58)

Thumbs down: Quaisior

Score: 15.25

34
1,105 members, 74 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: loremistress (5), DeltaQueen50 (8), foggidawn (8), merrystar (13), el_len (17), trollsdotter (17), guyalice (105), Herenya

Thumbs down: keristars

Score: 14.8

32
526 members, 33 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: keeneam (2), loremistress (6), foggidawn (11), DeltaQueen50 (16), el_len (18), Herenya (26), guyalice (113)

Score: 15.06

53
2,098 members, 24 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: timspalding (1), aulsmith (2), el_len (19)

Score: 9.28

31
720 members, 60 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: loremistress (1), keeneam (1), foggidawn (12), el_len (20), Herenya (27), guyalice (76)

Score: 15.15

41
1,545 members, 18 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: generalkala (5), staffordcastle (5), loremistress (9), hailelib (10), kceccato (16), el_len (21), guyalice (107)

Thumbs down: Quaisior

Score: 13.02

35
1,355 members, 30 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: generalkala (4), Quaisior (9), staffordcastle (9), hailelib (11), DeltaQueen50 (17), el_len (22), guyalice (112)

Score: 14.69

42
534 members, 34 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: loremistress (7), generalkala (7), hailelib (9), staffordcastle (13), el_len (23), guyalice (108), parasolofdoom

Thumbs down: Quaisior

Score: 12.43

44
1,325 members, 16 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: staffordcastle (7), hailelib (13), loremistress (14), kceccato (18), el_len (24), guyalice (114), parasolofdoom

Thumbs down: Quaisior

Score: 11.64

46
822 members, 25 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: staffordcastle (11), hailelib (14), kceccato (20), el_len (25), guyalice (115), parasolofdoom

Score: 11.2

47
3,183 members, 114 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: hailelib (4), pwaites (6), briarhills (14), loremistress (17), el_len (26), kceccato (27)

Thumbs down: ncgraham

Score: 10.95

51
408 members, 6 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: bestem (4), trollsdotter (14), el_len (27), guyalice (28), merrystar (36)

Score: 10.02

40
1,144 members, 9 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: DeltaQueen50 (10), loremistress (10), hailelib (17), kceccato (23), merrystar (26), el_len (28), guyalice (73)

Score: 13.17

52
1,330 members, 49 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: hailelib (2), foggidawn (26), merrystar (29), el_len (29), guyalice (67)

Score: 9.98

77
1,108 members, 28 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: staffordcastle (10), hailelib (21), el_len (30), parasolofdoom

Thumbs down: Quaisior

Score: 5.86

67
392 members, 21 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: merrystar (12), hailelib (22), el_len (31), guyalice (116)

Score: 6.91

70
1,986 members, 47 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: blackdove07 (2), el_len (32), guyalice (70)

Score: 6.43

25
8,076 members, 102 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (2), ahef1963 (4), pwaites (4), souloftherose (10), briarhills (16), el_len (33), merrystar (35), guyalice (72)

Score: 17.96

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Started by: foggidawn (January 2012)

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