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Enchanted

Enchanted
Kontis, Alethea

When Sunday Woodcutter, the youngest sibling to sisters named for the other six days of the week, kisses an enchanted frog, he transforms back into Rumbold, the crown prince of Arilland--a man Sunday's family despises.


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Lies, Knives and Girls in Red Dresses

Lies, Knives and Girls in Red Dresses
Koertge, Ronald

Free-verse reveals the true stories behind well-known fairy tales, some reset in modern times, as a strung-out match girl sells CDs to drug users, Little Red Riding Hood admits that she wanted to know what it is like to be swallowed whole, and Cinderella's stepsisters are duped.


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Ash

Ash
Lo, Malinda

In this variation on the Cinderella story, Ash grows up believing in the fairy realm that the king and his philosophers have sought to suppress, until one day she must choose between a handsome fairy cursed to love her and the King's Huntress whom she loves.


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Holds: 1 on 10 copies

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Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty & the Beast

Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty & the Beast
McKinley, Robin

Kind Beauty grows to love the Beast at whose castle she is compelled to stay, and through her love releases him from the spell which had turned him from a handsome prince into an ugly beast.


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Holds: 0 on 9 copies

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Briar Rose

Briar Rose
Yolen, Jane

The tale of Sleeping Beauty and the dark tale of the Holocaust twined together in a story of darkness and redemption. Rebecca has always loved listening to her grandmother's stories about Briar Rose. However, the old woman's astonishing and hard-to-believe admission that she "is" Briar Rose sets Rebecca on an unforgettable path of self-discovery that will change her life forever.


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Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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Drift

Drift
Hutchins, M. K.

To raise his family out of poverty, seventeen-year-old Tenjat joins a dangerous defense against the naga monsters that gnaw at his drifting island's foundation.


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The Sleeper and the Spindle

The Sleeper and the Spindle
Gaiman, Neil

On the eve of her wedding, a young queen sets out to rescue a princess from an enchantment. She casts aside her fine wedding clothes, takes her chain mail and her sword, and follows her brave dwarf retainers into the tunnels under the mountain towards the sleeping kingdom. This queen will decide her own future -- and the princess who needs rescuing is not quite what she seems.


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Holds: 1 on 17 copies

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The Brides of Rollrock Island

The Brides of Rollrock Island
Lanagan, Margo

"On remote Rollrock Island, men go to sea to make their livings--and to catch their wives. The witch Misskaella knows the way of drawing a girl from the heart of a seal, of luring the beauty out of the beast. And for a price a man may buy himself a lovely sea-wife. He may have and hold and keep her. And he will tell himself that he is her master. But from his first look into those wide, questioning, liquid eyes, he will be just as transformed as she. He will be equally ensnared. And the witch will have her true payment"--Provided by publisher.


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Holds: 0 on 2 copies

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Tender Morsels

Tender Morsels
Lanagan, Margo

A young woman who has endured unspeakable cruelties is magically granted a safe haven apart from the real world and allowed to raise her two daughters in this alternate reality, until the barrier between her world and the real one begins to break down.


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Holds: 3 on 3 copies

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Wildwood Dancing

Wildwood Dancing
Marillier, Juliet

Five sisters who live with their merchant father in Transylvania use a hidden portal in their home to cross over into a magical world, the Wildwood.


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