Whether you read fairy tales as a child or whether you're simply aware of them because you are a person who is alive and does not live under a rock, fairy tales have played a role in your reading experience.

9 Fairy Tales For Adults That Are WAY Better Than Disney

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For Fairy Tale Goodness: After Alice

My Name is Rapunzel by K.C. Hilton Fairy tales are for children. My name is Rapunzel and I will tell you my story. I will tell you the truth.

Treasury of Fairy Tales

We love traditional fairy tales, but putting a sexier spin on old favorites can add some extra magic. We've rounded up some of the best retellings of classic tales out there — ones chock-full of evil stepsisters, wicked witches, dark curses, mermaids, and Prince Charmings — but with a few new twists and turns.

One of my very favorites :) A fairy tale for adults!

We love traditional fairy tales, but putting a sexier spin on old favorites can add some extra magic. We've rounded up some of the best retellings of classic tales out there — ones chock-full of evil stepsisters, wicked witches, dark curses, mermaids, and Prince Charmings — but with a few new twists and turns.

"Fractured Fairy Tales" - classic fairy tales with a twist that kids love. Gifted kids love reading and hearing fractured fairy tales. The twist on the original engages them and is a wonderful tool to get them writing.

From The Blue Book of Fairy Tales

The fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen / edited by Noel Daniel ; art direction by Andy Disl and Noel Daniel ; translator, Jean Hersholt. October 2014

Free Ebook Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen by Aleksander Chodźko

Calamity Jane nee Martha Jane Canary Burke. 05/01/1852-08/01/1903 frontierswoman, scout, indian fighter.

Four Ways to Irritate a Fairy by E. Nesbit. How to handle the royal dilemma - if you forget to invite the bad fairy, she'll be bad at you, but if you do invite her... Nesbit's wit and realistic magic shine through in these four tales of irritated fairies.

Poison by Bridget Zinn. Bridget didn't live long enough to see her book on the shelves but in reading about her, I want to read this just to pay tribute to her.

Philip Pullman Reimagines the Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm | Brain Pickings

A heart-wrenching, edge of your seat fairy tale for adults. This is a can not miss movie.

This list of 16 Books to Read this Winter has everything from love to fantasy to historical fiction. Find your next great read and escape!

The Book of Lost Things by John Connelly

The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter