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Favorite Fairy Tale Retellings

Members: 57 participating members (show all)

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48
577 members, 12 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

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

Score: 10.46

1
5,246 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)

2
1,790 members, 55 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: mkbird (1), AlbaRosa (1), merrystar (1), staffordcastle (1), souloftherose (1), nessreader (3), briarhills (3), foggidawn (5), inge87 (10), trollsdotter (16), guyalice (53)1 more, Herenya

Score: 36.55

6
1,695 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
10,014 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)

14
1,284 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

4
4,015 members, 110 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: rarm (1), Cecrow (2), inge87 (3), guyalice (3), souloftherose (4), kceccato (5), blackdove07 (5), briarhills (6), nessreader (7), DeltaQueen50 (14), spiphany1 more, parasolofdoom

Score: 33.56

7
23,939 members, 581 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), electrice (1), PawsforThought (1), leahbird (1), bethielouwho (3), guyalice (5), nessreader (8), kceccato (10), parasolofdoom

Score: 28.38

9
1,029 members, 13 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 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

24
1,223 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

37
2,639 members, 68 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: Quaisior (10), SunnySD (10), nessreader (11), briarhills (11), merrystar (15), guyalice (46), Herenya

Score: 14.53

29
2,759 members, 75 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: mybookshelf (1), al.vick (2), inge87 (8), nessreader (12), merrystar (22), guyalice (24)

Score: 15.55

58
1,425 members, 26 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (3), Quaisior (12), nessreader (13), guyalice (78), parasolofdoom

Thumbs down: merrystar

Score: 8.67

Explanations:

merrystar (0): I found this book depressing.

26
1,719 members, 63 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: loremistress (2), merrystar (5), inge87 (6), briarhills (12), nessreader (14), guyalice (77), Herenya

Score: 16.23

64
7,320 members, 128 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (3), bethielouwho (5), nessreader (15), kceccato (19), guyalice (40)

Thumbs down: merrystar, Quaisior

Score: 7.25

73
579 members, 3 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: guyalice (11), nessreader (16), parasolofdoom

Score: 6.23

19
6,355 members, 656 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: Alloria (2), inge87 (4), DeltaQueen50 (6), pwaites (9), nessreader (17), hailelib (20), kceccato (21), foggidawn (33), guyalice (80)

Score: 19.79

About this list

Started by: foggidawn (January 2012)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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