Category: Retellings Reading Challenge 2017

The Summer of Chasing Mermaids by Sarah Ockler

The Summer of Chasing Mermaids by Sarah Ockler

Blurb: SOMETIMES, THERE ARE NO WORDS… The youngest of six talented sisters, Elyse d’Abreau was destined for stardom – until a boating accident took everything from her. Now, the most beautiful singer in Tobago can’t sing. She can’t even speak. Seeking quiet solitude, Elyse accepts a friend’s invitation to Atargatis Cove. Named for the mythical first mermaid, […]

Paper Cranes by Jordan Ford

Paper Cranes by Jordan Ford

Blurb: Tristan Parker is lost. After living through his parent’s bitter divorce, Tristan surprises everyone when he decides to uproot his life and move across the country with his dad. Disenchanted, Tristan deals with his pain by shutting out the world… until one day, when trying to retrieve a lost baseball, he climbs a tower […]

Never Let You Go by Katy Regnery

Never Let You Go by Katy Regnery

Blurb: Regret, betrayal, kidnapping, loss, madness, abuse, passion, love. In this modern retelling of Hansel and Gretel, thirteen-year-old foster children Griselda and Holden escape from their abductor after three years of brutal captivity, and try to cross the Shenandoah River on foot. Tragically, one of them makes it to safety, but the other is left […]

Geekerella by Ashley Poston

Geekerella by Ashley Poston

Blurb: Cinderella goes to the con in this fandom-fueled twist on the classic fairy tale.   Geek girl Elle Wittimer lives and breathes Starfield, the classic sci-fi series she grew up watching with her late father. So when she sees a cosplay contest for a new Starfield movie, she has to enter. The prize? An invitation to the ExcelsiCon Cosplay […]

The Vixen and the Vet by Katy Regnery

The Vixen and the Vet by Katy Regnery

Blurb: In this modern-retelling of “Beauty and the Beast,” Savannah Carmichael, betrayed by an unreliable source, returns to her hometown of Danvers, Virginia with her once-promising journalism career in ruins. Given the opportunity to get back in the game by writing a patriotic human interest piece, Savannah turns her attention to the town hermit, Asher […]

Don’t Speak by Katy Regnery

Don’t Speak by Katy Regnery

Blurb: From New York Times bestseller Katy Regnery comes a new twist on a beloved fairytale. A fisherman’s daughter. The governor’s son. Two very different worlds. In this modern retelling of The Little Mermaid, a fisherman’s daughter from an Outer Banks island untouched by time, meets the son of North Carolina’s governor at a fancy […]

A Mortal Song by Megan Crewe

A Mortal Song by Megan Crewe

Blurb: Sora’s life was full of magic–until she discovered it was all a lie. Heir to Mt. Fuji’s spirit kingdom, Sora yearns to finally take on the sacred kami duties. But just as she confronts her parents to make a plea, a ghostly army invades the mountain. Barely escaping with her life, Sora follows her […]