Sunday, March 15, 2015

Seven top YA Cinderella retellings

Rachel Paxton-Gillilan is a freelance writer and semi-professional nerd.

At the B & N Teen Blog she tagged seven of the best YA Cinderella retellings, including:
Cindy Ella, by Robin Palmer

This modern take on the Cinderella story takes place at an L.A. high school that’s been struck with a severe case of prom fever. Feeling like everyone should take the prom-hysteria down a notch and focus on real world issues, Cindy writes a letter to the school newspaper bashing prom and everything it stands for, effectively committing social suicide. Fortunately, Cindy has still got some folks firmly planted on her side, including the most popular senior, Adam Silver (aka, Cindy’s Prince Charming).
Read about another book on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue