Adult Fairy Tale Books 2020

Staff picks: Books based on fairy tales


Uprooted by Naomi Novik Boy,
Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi
The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood
Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie
The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
The Ice Queen by Alice Hoffman
Witches Abroad by Terry Pratchett
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
Johnathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North
The Princess Bride by William Goldman
The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern


The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert


Beastly by Alex Finn
The Lunar Chronicles: Cinder, Scarlet, Cress & Winter by Marissa Meyer
The Hagenheim Series by Melanie Dickerson… The Healer’s Apprentice, The Merchant’s Daughter, The Fairest Beauty, The Captive Maiden, The Princess Spy, The Golden Braid, The Silent Songbird, The Orphan’s Wish, The Warrior Maiden & The Piper’s Pursuit
The Medieval Fairy Tale Romance Series by Melanie Dickerson… The Huntress of Thornback Forest, The Beautiful Pretender, & The Noble Servant
Once Upon A Con Series by Ashley Poston… Geekerella & The Princess and the Fan Girl


The Godmother: The Secret Cinderella Story by Carolyn Turgeon
Don’t Breathe A Word by Jennifer McMahon
The Cottingley Secret by Hazel Gaynor
Once Upon A Time Series by Cameron Dokey… The World Above, Beauty Sleep, Golden, Before Midnight, The Storyteller’s Daughter, Belle, Winter’s Child, Sunlight and Shadow, & Wild Orchid