Fairy Tale Short Stories

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Spells of Enchantment: The Wondrous Fairy Tales of Western Culture
1.  Spells of Enchantment: The Wondrous Fairy Tales of Western Culture by Jack David Zipes
The list author says:
  "There is something in this amazing collection for everyone.  Everything from Apuleius to Tanith Lee."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Wonder Tales: Six French Stories of Enchantment
2.  Wonder Tales: Six French Stories of Enchantment by Marina Warner
The list author says:
  "Six byzantine and romantic French tales, most written by female intellectuals."
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The Bloody Chamber: And Other Stories
3.  The Bloody Chamber: And Other Stories by Angela Carter
The list author says:
  "Angela Carter brought fairy tales back into adult consciousness with these stories, which toy with the hidden sexuality in the old tales."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews)

The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye
4.  The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye by A. S. Byatt
The list author says:
  "The title story is a novella about a middle-aged professor and her relationship with a djinn; this book also includes four short tales."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

Book of Enchantments (Point Fantasy)
5.  Book of Enchantments (Point Fantasy) by Patricia C. Wrede
The list author says:
  "A young-adult collection ranging in tone from cute to hilarious to stunningly poignant.  Wrede retells a few fairy tales and a ballad, plus several original stories playing with fairy-tale archetypes."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

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The Rose and The Beast: Fairy Tales Retold
6.  The Rose and The Beast: Fairy Tales Retold by Francesca Lia Block
The list author says:
  "Strange retellings set in the lush land of southern California, featuring alienated teen girls, drugs, and dysfunctional families."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews)

The Armless Maiden: And Other Tales for Childhood's Survivors
7.  The Armless Maiden: And Other Tales for Childhood's Survivors by Terri Windling
The list author says:
  "Why on EARTH is this out of print?  A collection of tales dealing with childhood issues such as abuse, neglect, and broken homes.  Windling's finest work, IMHO."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Sister Emily's Lightship and Other Stories
8.  Sister Emily's Lightship and Other Stories by Jane Yolen
The list author says:
  "Many of these stories are fractured fairy tales; you might know a few of them from the "Snow White, Blood Red" anthologies.  The other stories are bound to be good too--we're talking Jane Yolen here!"
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The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales
9.  The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales by Brothers Grimm
The list author says:
  "I keep resolving to buy a pretty copy of Grimm's for my hypothetical kids."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (713 customer reviews)

Scandinavian Folk & Fairy Tales: Tales From Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland & Iceland
10.  Scandinavian Folk & Fairy Tales: Tales From Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland & Iceland by Claire Booss
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  "I just bought this used, and I know it's going to be a treasure."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Beauty and the Beast: And Other Classic French Fairy Tales
11.  Beauty and the Beast: And Other Classic French Fairy Tales by Various
The list author says:
  "Contains most of Perrault's known works, plus tales by many other French authors of the seventeenth and eighteenth century."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Snow White, Blood Red
12.  Snow White, Blood Red by Terri Windling
The list author says:
  "Not my favorite, but it got the series rolling.  The best story is Charles de Lint's "The Moon is Drowning While I Sleep."  (See also  _Dreams Underfoot_, below)"
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Black Thorn, White Rose
13.  Black Thorn, White Rose by Terri Windling
The list author says:
  "This is my favorite among the four of these I've read so far.  Too many good stories to list them all."
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Ruby Slippers, Golden Tears
14.  Ruby Slippers, Golden Tears by Terri Windling
The list author says:
  "Highlights include "The Fox Wife" by Ellen Steiber, and "The Beast" by Tanith Lee."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

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Black Swan, White Raven
15.  Black Swan, White Raven by Terri Windling
The list author says:
  "This one needs to come back into print so I can read it."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

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Silver Birch, Blood Moon
16.  Silver Birch, Blood Moon by Terri Windling
The list author says:
  "I haven't read this one yet either."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Black Heart, Ivory Bones
17.  Black Heart, Ivory Bones by Terri Windling
The list author says:
  "Make sure to check out Tanith Lee's cute and sweet  "Rapunzel", and Greg Kostikyan's "And Still She Sleeps", which ponders the nature of true love."
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Dreams Underfoot (Newford)
18.  Dreams Underfoot (Newford) by Charles de Lint
The list author says:
  "Charles de Lint is always a good bet, and this one includes "The Moon is Drowning While I Sleep", a retelling of the odd British tale, "The Dead Moon.""
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The Green Man : Tales from the Mythic Forest
19.  The Green Man : Tales from the Mythic Forest by Terri Windling
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  "You never know what might happen if you wander into the woods..."
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Red as Blood or Tales from the Sisters Grimmer
20.  Red as Blood or Tales from the Sisters Grimmer by Tanith Lee
The list author says:
  "This is out of print.  if you find it at the library or used bookstore, do not hesitate.  Dark, chilling, and utterly beautiful retellings."
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The Faery Reel: Tales From the Twilight Realm
21.  The Faery Reel: Tales From the Twilight Realm by Terri Windling
The list author says:
  "New from the Windling crowd, and just as good as all the others."
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Black Pearls: A Faerie Strand
22.  Black Pearls: A Faerie Strand by Louise Hawes
The list author says:
  "Seven tales, elegantly retold for young adults and gorgeously illustrated."
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Enchanted: Erotic Bedtime Stories For Women (Erotic Fiction)
23.  Enchanted: Erotic Bedtime Stories For Women (Erotic Fiction) by Nancy Madore
The list author says:
  "Fairy tales retold as arch, tasteful erotic stories. Reprint of "Bedtime Stories for Women.""
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (131 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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