Entries tagged: Retelling

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Would You Like To Know More? The Game Is Afoot (Again)
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Would You Like To Know More? He Doesn’t Even Know I Exist
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Would You Like To Know More? Grab Your Vaudeville Hook
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Would You Like To Know More? Off With Their Hearts

Off With Their Hearts

Get to know the Queen of Hearts when she was a young woman with hopes and dreams—before she became obsessed with chopping off heads—in Marissa Meyer’s Heartless.

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Would You Like To Know More? Pucker Up
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Would You Like To Know More? Love You To The Moon And Back
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Would You Like To Know More? Fair is Foul, and Foul is Fair
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Would You Like To Know More? I Feel Like I’ve Been Locked Up Tight for Five Centuries of Lonely Nights
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Would You Like To Know More? Dickens and Doppelgangers
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Would You Like To Know More? Stepping Out From The Shadows
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Would You Like To Know More? Twinkle, Twinkle, All You Stars
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Would You Like To Know More? Hi Ho, Hi Ho, It’s Off To War We Go
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Would You Like To Know More? I’m Mad. You’re Mad. This Book Is Mad.
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Would You Like To Know More? Where Dreams Are Born, And Time Is Never Planned
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Would You Like To Know More? Arabian Nights More Often Than Not Are Hotter Than Hot
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Would You Like To Know More? Are You Afraid of the Dark?
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Would You Like To Know More? Netflix Fix: BRIDE AND PREJUDICE
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Would You Like To Know More? Netflix Fix: AFTER THE BALL
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Would You Like To Know More? She’s Got the Whole World in Her Hands
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Would You Like To Know More? Meet The Descendants
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Would You Like To Know More? Wicked Witches, Badass … Girls From Kansas
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Would You Like To Know More? Sometimes Happily Ever After is Anything But
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Would You Like To Know More? Tale As Old As Time
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Would You Like To Know More? Mirror, Mirror

Mirror, Mirror

Get to know the girl behind the glamour in Fairest, the latest in Marissa Meyer’s Lunar Chronicles series.

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Would You Like To Know More? La Vita Bella (Sort Of)

La Vita Bella (Sort Of)

All European vacations should have good food, beautiful sights, and hot musicians, like the one in April Lindner's Love, Lucy does.

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Would You Like To Know More? Visions of Sugar Plums (and Giant Rats)
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Would You Like To Know More? Netflix Fix: Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
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Would You Like To Know More? Home is Where the Crazy Is

Home is Where the Crazy Is

If you’re looking for a retelling of Edgar Allen Poe’s The Fall of the House of Usher that is a little less bleak than the original … Bethany Griffin’s The Fall is not it.

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Would You Like To Know More? I’m Tessa, The Last Scion. And You Are?
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Would You Like To Know More? Love in the Time of “Southern Royalty”
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Would You Like To Know More? The Mask You Wear

The Mask You Wear

There are no grand arias in Sarah Fine’s Of Metal and Wishes, but there’s a phantom operatic feeling to the story nonetheless.

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Would You Like To Know More? Netflix Fix: Merlin
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Would You Like To Know More? Straight On Until Morning
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Would You Like To Know More? Ding, Dong, The Witch ... Isn’t So Bad, Afterall
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Would You Like To Know More? Birds of a Feather Find Love Together
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Would You Like To Know More? Three Girls, Two Guys and an Orbiting Satellite
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Would You Like To Know More? Aiming to Misbehave

Aiming to Misbehave

Marissa Meyer’s fairy tales+cyborgs series, The Lunar Chronicles, continues with Scarlet, in which the main character dons a red hoodie and hangs out with a guy named Wolf.

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Would You Like To Know More? Take It, Break It, Have It, Bop It
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Would You Like To Know More? Stop For a Smell
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Would You Like To Know More? She’ll Put A Spell On You
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Would You Like To Know More? Fangwilliam Darcy, Neck Plunderer
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Would You Like To Know More? Whipping Boy Retweeted This
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Would You Like To Know More? Rapunzel, Rapunzel, Let Down Your . . . Oh, Never Mind
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Would You Like To Know More? Teen Movie Madness: The Final Deathmatch
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Would You Like To Know More? She Slays Them With Her Morning Breath
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Would You Like To Know More? The Trouble With

The Trouble With

Jenny has no trouble at all sharing her love for Claire LaZebnik's new novel about a girl and a theater camp.

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Would You Like To Know More? Fly, Fly Away

Fly, Fly Away

A review of the brilliant The Flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesey, which is more of an exploration than a retelling of Jane Eyre.

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Would You Like To Know More? Netflix Fix: From Prada To Nada
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Would You Like To Know More? The Real Grimm Shady

The Real Grimm Shady

Alix reviews Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm: A New English Version, Philip Pullman's new updated version of Grimm's classic tales.

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Would You Like To Know More? Is This a Henry James Film?

Is This a Henry James Film?

Erin reviews Francine Prose's The Turning, a modern-day retelling of The Turn of the Screw.  And is probably going to end up spoiling all of y'all for The Turn of the Screw.  Forewarned is forearmed.

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Would You Like To Know More? He May Not Be Mr. Darcy, But He’s Definitely Dreamy
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Would You Like To Know More? Let Darcy Waggle His Larydoodle At You
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Would You Like To Know More? Pride and Puberty
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Would You Like To Know More? A Zombie In Possession Of Brains Must Be In Want Of More Brains
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Would You Like To Know More? Mirror, Mirror, On The Wall
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Would You Like To Know More? Effed-Up Fairy Tales: Penta Of The Chopped-Off Hands, Part 1
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Would You Like To Know More? Fitzwilliam Darcy, Mouth Plunderer
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Would You Like To Know More? A Jane Austen Retelling Done Right
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Would You Like To Know More? Diminutive Females: Is GIRLS Really A Modern Adaptation Of LITTLE WOMEN?
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Would You Like To Know More? It Is A Truth Universally Acknowledged That A Classic Novel Must Be In Want Of A Retelling
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Would You Like To Know More? Juliet Can Suck It
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Would You Like To Know More? Last Night I Dreamt I Went To Manderley Again
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Would You Like To Know More? Cinderelly, Cinderelly, Night And Day It’s Cinderelly
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Would You Like To Know More? If You Go Into The Woods Today, You’re Sure Of A Big Surprise
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Would You Like To Know More? It’s One, Two, Three Strikes You’re Out
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Would You Like To Know More? A Highly Scientific Analysis of 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU
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Would You Like To Know More? Nine Ladies Dancing, More Like Twelve Ladies
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Would You Like To Know More? Ashes To Ashes, Funk To Funky
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Would You Like To Know More? My Teeth and Ambitions Are Bared, Be Prepared!
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Would You Like To Know More? And They Lived Happily Ever After (And After And After)
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Would You Like To Know More? I Am No Bird, And No Rock Star Ensnares Me
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Would You Like To Know More? Two Households, Both Alike In Dignity, In Fair…Transylvania?