Best Fairy Tales Books
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1. Shadow and Evil in Fairy Tales: Revised Edition (C. G. Jung Foundation Books Series Book 1)
Author: by Marie-Louise von Franz
June 13, 2017
A beguiling novel of revenge, deliverance, and a powerful sisterhood of magic by the Washington Post bestselling author of The Vine Witch and The Glamourist. Sidra didn’t murder her husband. Yet even a jinni can’t wish away a wrongful imprisonment.
Determined to prove her innocence, she returns to her adopted homea French village renowned for its perfume witcheswith her friends Elena and Yvette by her side. Here is where Sidra’s true destiny awaits, but danger also lurks in the village’s narrow lanes.
On her trail is Jamra, another jinni, who’s after more than revenge for the murder of his brother. He also seeks vengeance for the indignities inflicted on jinn by mortals over the centuries. When he learns of an ancient relic capable of unleashing chaos on the world, and that the weapon is in the hands of his murderous sister-in-law, he vows to destroy Sidra to get it.
Relying on a sisterhood of magic, a mysteriously faithful dog, and a second-rate sorcerer, Sidra defends herself using the village’s greatest asset: its perfume. It’s as beguiling a lure as it is a formidable shield. But is it enough for Sidra to protect herself and those she loves from powers yet to be released?
3. The Glamourist (The Vine Witch Book 2)
Author: by Luanne G. Smith
June 9, 2020
They’re Puffin Classics for a reason, it’s because they’re the best. Step up to the Round Table and join the knights of the Realm! King Arthur is one of the greatest legends of all time. From the magical moment when Arthur releases the sword in the stone to the quest for the Holy Grail and the final tragedy of the Last Battle, Roger Lancelyn Green brings the enchanting world of King Arthur stunningly to life.
One of the greatest legends of all time, with an inspiring introduction by David Almond, award-winning author of Clay, Skellig, Kit’s Wilderness and The Fire-Eaters.
5. The First Girl Child (The Chronicles of Saylok)
Author: by Amy Harmon
August 20, 2019
From the New York Times bestselling author comes a breathtaking fantasy of a cursed kingdom, warring clans, and unexpected salvation. Bayr of Saylok, bastard son of a powerful and jealous chieftain, is haunted by the curse once leveled by his dying mother.
Bartered, abandoned, and rarely loved, she plagued the land with her words: From this day forward, there will be no daughters in Saylok. Raised among the Keepers at Temple Hill, Bayr is gifted with inhuman strength. But he’s also blessed with an all-too-human heart that beats with one purpose: to protect Alba, the first girl child born in nearly two decades and the salvation for a country at risk.
Now the fate of Saylok lies with Alba and Bayr, whose bond grows deeper with every whisper of coming chaos. Charged with battling the enemies of their people, both within and without, Bayr is fueled further by the love of a girl who has defied the scourge of Saylok.
What Bayr and Alba don’t know is that they each threaten the king, a greedy man who built his throne on lies, murder, and betrayal. There is only one way to defend their land from the corruption that has overtaken it.
6. Alice in Wonderland: The Original 1865 Edition With Complete Illustrations By Sir John Tenniel (A Classic Novel of Lewis Carroll)
Author: by Lewis Carroll
And what is the use of a book,” thought Alice, “without pictures or conversation? Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in WonderlandThis Beautiful edition contains complete original black and white illustrations by Sir John Tenniel. Alice in Wonderland is an 1865 novel by English author Lewis Carroll.
It tells of a young girl named Alice, who falls through a rabbit hole into a subterranean fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. It is considered to be one of the best examples of the literary nonsense genre. The tale plays with logic, giving the story lasting popularity with adults as well as with children.
One of the best-known and most popular works of English-language fiction, its narrative, structure, characters and imagery have been enormously influential in popular culture and literature, especially in the fantasy genre. The work has never been out of print and has been translated into at least 97 languages.
Its ongoing legacy encompasses many adaptations for stage, screen, radio, art, ballet, theme parks, board games and video games. A True Classic that Belongs on Every Bookshelf!
7. The Princess Trials: A young adult dystopian romance
Author: by Cordelia K Castel
Thirty young women.A handsome prince. A battle to the deathWater is scarce. Deserts have taken over the land. Nuclear war has devastated humanity. Humans live in walled super cities to keep out the irradiated. The land that was formerly known as America is divided into kingdoms ruled by royal elites.
Born into the lowest Echelon of the Kingdom of Phangloria, sixteen-year-old Zea Calico faces a life of hunger, thirst, and toil. The only way out of this drudgery is revolution, and Zea is desperate to help the cause. When the palace calls for candidates to compete to marry Prince Kevon, Zea joins the Princess Trials to search the palace for weaknesses.
The trials should be a fairytale of sumptuous meals, ballgowns, and romance, but one misplaced word causes Zea to attract the Prince’s attention. When Zea uncovers the man beneath Prince Kevon’s public facade, she is at risk of falling in love and losing sight of her mission.
But the televised beauty pageant turns deadly, and Zea must fight for survival. Perfect for fans of The Hunger Games and The Selection, this exciting tale of courage, intrigue, and betrayal will have you turning pages.
8. THE SILENCE OF THE GIRLS (191 POCHE)
Author: by BARKER PAT
PENGUIN (April 20, 2019)
Queen Briseis has been stolen from her conquered homeland and given as a concubine to a foreign warrior. The warrior is Achilles: famed hero, loathed enemy, ruthless butcher, darkly troubled spirit. Briseis’s fate is now indivisibly entwined with his. No one knows it yet, but there are just ten weeks to go until the Fall of Troy, the end of this long and bitter war.
This is the start of The Iliad: the most famous war story ever told. The next ten weeks will be a story of male power, male ego, male violence. But what of the women? The thousands of female slaves in the soldiers’ camp – in the laundry, at the loom, laying out the dead?
Briseis is one of their number – and she will be our witness to history.
9. Enchanted By The Earl (Fabled Love Book 1)
Author: by Amanda Mariel
August 5, 2016
Will Rose and Hunter overcome their differences and embrace true love? Rose Woodcourt, a poor seamstress, is too proud to accept help, even when her home and freedom are threatened by the nefarious Mr. Wolfe. Especially not from Hunter Thorne, a titled gentleman far above her station.
Earls only court common misses for one reason, and Rose has no interest in being a wealthy man’s mistress-however handsome and charming he may be. Hunter is an honorable man; he refuses to turn his back on the spirited beauty regardless of how hard she pushes him away.
As Mr. Wolfe’s threats evolve into actions Rose has little choice but to turn to Hunter. Can the pair put an end to Wolfe’s nefarious deeds before Rose loses everything she holds dear, including her freedom?
10. Curse of the Wolf King: A Beauty and the Beast Retelling (Entangled with Fae)
Author: by Tessonja Odette
April 7, 2021
A beastly fae king with a deadly curse. A devious bargain to break itAll Gemma Bellefleur wants is to leave her past behind and forget the day scandal broke her heart. But when she’s captured by a trickster fae king who threatens to hold her for ransom, she’ll find herself at the top of the gossip column yet again.
UnlessPlagued by a curse that will soon claim his life, the human-hating King Elliot will do anything to save himself. And if Gemma can use that to her advantage, she might be able to bargain her way to freedom. All she has to do is help him break his curse.
There’s just one hitchto do so, they’ll have to trick someone into falling in love with the beastly, brooding Elliot. With a devious alliance made, their scheme begins, bringing Gemma and Elliot into very close quarters. Soon, an unexpected desire stirs where once there was only hate.
But Gemma must fight it. For when the curse is broken, Elliot will return to his true forma wolfand be lost to her for good. Can Gemma sacrifice her budding feelings to save the king’s life? Or will love force her to give up something even greater…Her heart?
11. American Indian Myths and Legends (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)
Author: by Richard Erdoes
More than 160 tales from eighty tribal groups gives us a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage. From across the continent comes tales of creation and love; heroes and war; animals, tricksters, and the end of the world.
In addition to mining the best folkloric sources of the nineteenth century, the editors have also included a broad selection of contemporary Native American voices. With black-and-white illustrations throughout Selected and edited by Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortiz Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library
12. The Call of the Wild (Global Classics)
Author: by Jack London
Love, genuine passionate love, was his for the first time. Jack London, The Call of the WildThe Call of the Wild is a novel by Jack London published in 1903. The story is set in the Yukon during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rusha period when strong sled dogs were in high demand.
The novel’s central character is a dog named Buck, a domesticated dog living at a ranch in the Santa Clara valley of California as the story opens. Stolen from his home and sold into the brutal existence of an Alaskan sled dog, he reverts to atavistic traits.
Buck is forced to adjust to, and survive, cruel treatments and fight to dominate other dogs in a harsh climate. Eventually he sheds the veneer of civilization, relying on primordial instincts and lessons he learns, to emerge as a leader in the wild.
London lived for most of a year in the Yukon collecting material for the book. The story was serialized in the Saturday Evening Post in the summer of 1903; a month later it was released in book form. The novel’s great popularity and success made a reputation for London.
13. Rapture (Hades Castle Trilogy Book 2)
Author: by C.N. Crawford
January 14, 2021
The angel of death locked me in one of his castle rooms, surrounded by books and delicious food.Not bad, right? Except for the loneliness, and the lust-fueled dreams that torment me every night. Specifically, dreams of Samael. And did I mention a psychotic ghost keeps trying to kill me?
Because no one else believes me about that. Now, I’m desperate to get out of the castle and hunt down the murderous Free Men who led to my imprisonment. Samael wants to destroy them, too. We have the same goal, but don’t trust each other.
When distrust shifts into passion, it only makes things more complicated. Despite what we feel, we’re destined to be enemies. If we can’t rewrite our fates, we will lose each other forever-and one of us will end up dead. Book two in the trilogy.
14. The Power of Myth
Author: by Joseph Campbell
Anchor (May 18, 2011)
May 18, 2011
The national bestseller, now available in a non-illustrated, standard format paperback edition The Power of Myth launched an extraordinary resurgence of interest in Joseph Campbell and his work. A preeminent scholar, writer, and teacher, he has had a profound influence on millions of people-including Star Wars creator George Lucas.
To Campbell, mythology was the song of the universe, the music of the spheres. With Bill Moyers, one of America’s most prominent journalists, as his thoughtful and engaging interviewer, The Power of Myth touches on subjects from modern marriage to virgin births, from Jesus to John Lennon, offering a brilliant combination of intelligence and wit.
This extraordinary book reveals how the themes and symbols of ancient narratives continue to bring meaning to birth, death, love, and war. From stories of the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece and Rome to traditions of Buddhism, Hinduism and Christianity, a broad array of themes are considered that together identify the universality of human experience across time and culture.
15. Prey: A Fantasy Reverse Harem (Omega Prey Book 1)
Author: by L.V. Lane
July 31, 2020
I am prey.This is not pity talking, this is an acknowledgment of a fact. I am small and weak; I am an Omega. I am a prize that men war over. For a year I have hidden in the distant corner of the Empire.
But I am running out of food, and I am running out of options. That I must leave soon is not a decision for today, though, but a decision for tomorrow. Only tomorrow’s choices never come. For tonight brings strangers who remind me that I am prey.
Publisher’s Note: Prey is a fantasy reverse harem omegaverse with three stern Alphas, an Alpha wolf-shifter, and a stubborn Omega prey. It includes smoking hot sexual situations, spankings, and domestic discipline. Dark and delicious: As usual, L. V Lane absolutely delivers on this new RH omegaverse featuring 4 alphas (one of which is an alpha wolf shifter) and their stubborn omega prey.
~Amazon reviewer A hot and spicy read: The characters fit well together and have sizzling chemistry. The story flows well, it will keep you interested all the way through.~Amazon reviewer L.V. Lane created an amazing cast of alphas, starting with the dominant first alpha Silas and ending with my favorite half wolf shifter Nate whose antics kept me thoroughly entertained.~Amazon reviewer