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Favorite Fairy Tale Retellings

Members: 59 participating members (show all)

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1
5,229 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)

14
1,279 members, 34 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: inge87 (2), staffordcastle (2), ncgraham (2), briarhills (5), nessreader (6), foggidawn (6), hailelib (24), guyalice (51), Herenya

Score: 23.25

15
1,423 members, 38 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: merrystar (2), mkbird (3), staffordcastle (3), ncgraham (3), briarhills (9), Quaisior (11), kceccato (11), guyalice (49), Herenya

Score: 22.76

11
3,451 members, 110 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: quigui (1), Cecrow (2), Quaisior (2), DeltaQueen50 (4), ncgraham (4), kceccato (7), guyalice (52), parasolofdoom, Herenya

Score: 24.43

3
9,955 members, 352 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)

12
1,592 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

48
575 members, 11 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: nessreader (1), ncgraham (7), pwaites (10), foggidawn (27)

Score: 10.46

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.

36
1,698 members, 50 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: foggidawn (7), DeltaQueen50 (9), ncgraham (9), kceccato (13), guyalice (81), Herenya, parasolofdoom

Score: 14.62

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697 members, 26 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: bestem (2), inge87 (5), keristars (10), guyalice (22), kceccato (26)

Thumbs down: merrystar, Quaisior, ncgraham

Score: 5.91

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581 members, 24 reviews
3.54 stars (3.54 stars)

Thumbs down: ncgraham, Herenya

Score: < 0

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2,499 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

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3,186 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

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1,519 members, 74 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: quigui (2), DeltaQueen50 (3), foggidawn (3), Quaisior (6), briarhills (7), kceccato (8), merrystar (20), guyalice (57), Herenya, parasolofdoom

Thumbs down: ncgraham

Score: 22.28

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3,323 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

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Started by: foggidawn (January 2012)

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