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Favorite Fairy Tale Retellings

Members: 59 participating members (show all)

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56
2,068 members, 47 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: DeltaQueen50 (13), Quaisior (15), kceccato (28), guyalice (110), parasolofdoom

Score: 9.15

112
860 members, 13 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: guyalice (124), parasolofdoom

Score: 3.23

113
839 members, 13 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: guyalice (125), parasolofdoom

Score: 3.23

17
2,149 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

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.

142
164 members, 0 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: parasolofdoom

Score: 2.03

3
10,021 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)

109
1,174 members, 11 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: guyalice (90), parasolofdoom

Score: 3.33

18
4,848 members, 206 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

6
1,688 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

11
3,456 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

36
1,708 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

20
1,719 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

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

39
4,294 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.

44
1,322 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

16
1,514 members, 73 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

46
824 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

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

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

Score: 6.23

130
1,456 members, 15 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: guyalice (8), parasolofdoom

Thumbs down: Quaisior

Score: 2.41

77
1,111 members, 28 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

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

Thumbs down: Quaisior

Score: 5.86

151
219 members, 3 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: guyalice (54), parasolofdoom

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 1.51

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): The AIDS section of this book was dated when it was written and left a bad taste in my mouth.

110
75 members, 1 review
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: guyalice (91), parasolofdoom

Score: 3.33

10
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

23
2,084 members, 133 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: pwaites (2), keristars (2), Caramellunacy (3), hailelib (8), guyalice (16), Herenya, parasolofdoom

Score: 18.25

Explanations:

Caramellunacy (3): A lovely telling of an Asian-inspired (Mongolian?) fairy tale (with certain similarities to Rapunzel) involving a spirited young peasant woman determined to look out for her mistress.… (more)

4
4,011 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
23,871 members, 585 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

42
539 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

62
602 members, 21 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: staffordcastle (12), hailelib (15), loremistress (15), guyalice (111), parasolofdoom

Thumbs down: Quaisior

Score: 7.48

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Started by: foggidawn (January 2012)

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