Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Seven awesome YA retellings of lesser-known fairytales

At the B & N Teen Blog, Jenny Kawecki tagged seven of the best YAs based on lesser-known fairytales, including:
The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest by Melanie Dickerson

Odette, daughter of a local wealthy merchant, thinks she’s helping her people by poaching and selling her kills to feed the poor. What she doesn’t expect is a ring of black market poachers raising the prices and making a fortune off of her Robin Hood-esque attempts. Of course, she also doesn’t expect to fall in love with the man whose job it is to stop her illegal activities. Featuring yet another awesome heroine wielding a bow and arrow, it’s a retelling of “The Swan Princess” you’ll be loving far longer than forever.
Read about another entry on the list.

The Page 69 Test: The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest.

--Marshal Zeringue