5 Sleeping Beauty Retellings

We’re back for another installment of #fairytalefridays! Today, we’re going to look at a few retellings of Sleeping Beauty.

The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman: A brave young queen sets out to rescue an enchanted maiden who is not quite what she seems in this compelling, richly illustrated story.

Malice by Heather Walter: In this compelling, darkly magical retelling of “Sleeping Beauty,” the princess falls for a sorceress with dark magic.

Spindle Fire by Lexa Hillyer: When a drop of blood touched by fairies puts Aurora in a deep sleep, her half-sister Isabella embarks on a journey to find a prince whose kiss will wake Aurora in this romantic, fast-paced tale.

Lava Red Feather Blue by Molly Ringle: An action-packed, queer fairytale following a modern-day witch who accidentally awakens both a human prince and murderous fairy from an enchanted slumber.

Rose & Thorn by Sarah Prineas: Rose must leave the only life she’s ever known as she struggles to escape her destiny in this romantic, compelling fantasy.

What are your favorite Sleeping Beauty retellings? What fairytale should I do next? Let me know!

Published by Kristi

Hi there! I am Kristi, a book obsessed human with strong opinions. Join me as I read across genres and do the work to find you the best of the best books.

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