Book List: Shakespeare Retellings

Back into retellings of the classics, what can be more classic than Shakespeare? And there have been a lot of his plays retold of late. If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio Genre: Mystery Average Goodreads Rating: 4.22 Oliver Marks has just served ten years in jail – for a murder he may or may…… Continue reading Book List: Shakespeare Retellings

Book List: Jane Austen Retellings

Retellings are so fun, and fairy-tales aren’t the only thing that can be retold. There seems to be a surge lately in books that retell classic stories. Since Pride and Predjudice is a fan (but not my) favorite, I thought I’d do a list of Jane Austen retellings. The Murder of Mr. Wickham by Claudia…… Continue reading Book List: Jane Austen Retellings

Book List: Peter Pan Retellings

All you need is faith, trust, and pixie dust! And maybe some good book recs. Lost in the Never Woods by Aiden Thomas Genre: Fantasy Average Goodreads Rating: 3.73 It’s been five years since Wendy and her two brothers went missing in the woods, but when the town’s children start to disappear, the questions surrounding…… Continue reading Book List: Peter Pan Retellings

Book List: Snow Queen Retellings

We are almost at the end of winter, and as I said before, I love retellings! So before spring comes in and melts the cold away, let’s look some stories like Frozen. I mean–Snow Queen retellings. Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu, Illustrated by Erin Mcguire Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy Average Goodreads Rating: 3.75 Once upon a…… Continue reading Book List: Snow Queen Retellings

Book List: The Little Mermaid Retellings

Been wondering if the live action movie will ever come out–and it will! On May 26, 2023 on Disney+. To sate that appetite for sea life in the meantime, here are some retellings to check out. To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo Genre: Fantasy Average Goodreads Rating: 3.78 Princess Lira is siren royalty and…… Continue reading Book List: The Little Mermaid Retellings

Book List: Alice in Wonderland Retellings

If you’ve been reading my posts for a while, you know I am such a sucker for retelings. Especially fairy tale retellings. And what’s more of a classic fairy tale than dear old Alice? So let’s jump down this rabbit hole! Heartless by Marissa Meyer Genre: YA Fantasy Average Goodreads Rating: 4.09 Catherine may be…… Continue reading Book List: Alice in Wonderland Retellings

Book List: Space Adventures

Hi all! I’ve been traveling so that’s why I’ve been a bit MIA from this blog but I’m back, ready to recommend some books where they travel amonst the stars! The Darkness Outside Us by Eliot Schrefer Genre: LGBT Science Fiction Average Goodreads Rating: 4.34 After the first settler on Titan trips her distress signal,…… Continue reading Book List: Space Adventures

Book List: Forbidden Relationship

Because sometimes off-limits just makes it so much hotter. Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover Genre: Romance Average Goodreads Rating: 4.19 Tate and Miles meet each other and decide to start a friends with benefits situation. The kind that can only end in broken hearts. Red, White, & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston Genre: LGBT Romance…… Continue reading Book List: Forbidden Relationship