By Polly Shulman (YA Shul)
After high school student Elizabeth, working as a page, gains access to the Grimm Collection of magical objects, she and the other pages are drawn into a series of frightening adventures involving mythical creatures and stolen goods.
Lexile: HL600L, F&P: X, MS
By Marissa Meyer (YA Meye)
Scarlet Benoit and Wolf, a street fighter who may have information about her missing grandmother, join forces with Cinder as they try to stay one step ahead of the vicious Lunar Queen Levana in this story inspired by Little Red Riding Hood. Book two in the Lunar Chronicle series.
Lexile: 810L, F&P: Z, MS/HS
By Malinda Lo (YA Lo)
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.
Lexile: 1050L, F&P: N/A, MS/HS
By Alethea Kontis (YA Kontis)
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. Book one in the Woodcutter Sisters series.
Lexile: HL770L, F&P: X, MS/HS
By Alice Hoffman (YA Hoff)
Twig, aged twelve, is practically ignored by classmates and other residents of Sidwell, Massachusetts, but gets along fine with just her mother and brother, whose presence must be kept secret, until descendants of the witch who cursed her family move in next door and want to be her friends.
Lexile: 840L, F&P: N/A, MS
By Cat Hellisen (YA Hell)
"Deep in the forest, in a crumbling ruin of a castle, Sarah begins to untangle the layers of curses affecting her family, until she discovers that the curse has carried over to her, too. The day she falls in love for the time, Sarah will transform into a beast--unless she can figure out a way to break the curse forever."
Lexile:830L, F&P: N/A, MS/HS
By Jessica Day George (YA Geor)
A retelling of the tale of twelve princesses who wear out their shoes dancing every night, and of Galen, a former soldier now working in the king's gardens, who follows them in hopes of breaking the curse.
Lexile: 830L, F&P: N/A, MS
By Neil Gaiman (YA Gaim)
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.
Lexile: N/A, F&P: N/A, MS
By Alex Flinn (YA Flin)
A modern retelling of "Beauty and the Beast" from the point of view of the Beast, a vain Manhattan private school student who is turned into a monster and must find true love before he can return to his human form.
Lexile: 580L, F&P: Z, MS
By Michael Ende (YA Ende)
Shy, awkward Bastian is amazed to discover that he has become a character in the mysterious book he is reading and that he has an important mission to fulfill.
Lexile: 930L, F&P:N/A, MS/HS
By Cameron Dokey (YA Doke)
Belle, who lacks her sisters' beauty, spends her time alone with her wood carving, until she must carve the fabled Heartwood Tree to save her father from the Beast. Part of the Once Upon a Time series.
Lexile: N/A, F&P: N/A, MS/HS
By Jodi Lynn Anderson (YA Ande)
Fifteen-year-old Tiger Lily receives special protections from the spiritual forces of Neverland, but then she meets her tribe's most dangerous enemy, Peter Pan and falls in love with him.
Lexile: 850L, F&P: N/A, HS