"In a world of perfect, golden-haired princesses, one fairy gives Princess Amy a very unusual Christening gift: Ordinariness. Rather than be married off, Amy runs away to become a kitchen maid in another kingdom where she meets a guy who's quite ordinary himself - or is he? Young Adult. (P.S. Ignore the cover - the author's illustrations inside are great)."
"Fairy tale by George MacDonald. Another princess has an eventful Christening - she is cursed with lightness, which causes her not only to float around but also makes her unable to take anything seriously. It takes a pretty determined prince to solve this case. This edition also has some nice illustrations. Ages 9-12"
"Princess Cimorene, tired of the traditions of her role, runs away to be a cook and librarian for the Dragon Kazul. She enjoys her new duties (though she has a time trying to convince princes she doesn't want to be rescued), but when wizards start causing problems for the dragons it's up to her to save her new friends. Young Adult."
"A poor but generous goose girl is rewarded by her fairy godmother by making her tears turn into diamonds and gold dust fall from her hair. Two royal suitors lock her in a tower when she refuses them, but her escape leads to more adventures before she learns she is really a princess, and her geese are actually her sisters (good thing she never developed a taste for roast goose!). Ages 9-12"
"Sophie is the eldest of three, which in fairytale land means nothing will ever happen to her. But things get interesting when the wicked Witch of the Waste turns her into an old woman and she takes up work with the "eater of souls" wizard Howl. Ages 9-12"
"Christian, raised in the forest by a troll, has long been corresponding with Princess Marigold via carrier pigeon or "p-mail" (love it!). But before they can wed, there's the little matter of her impending marriage to someone else...not to mention the plots of her evil mother... Young Adult"
"Inspired by French fairy tales. The youngest daughter of a nobleman discovers her long-hidden swan skin that allows her change into a swan like her older sisters, but discovers it also comes with a price. Young Adult"
"The King offers his daughter Meg's hand to the prince who can rid the kingdom of a (baby) dragon, a (harmless) witch, and some (not-so-bad) bandits. Meg is supposed to be imprisoned in a tower, but she escapes and attempts to warn them all before it's too late. Ages 9-12"
"Timid Princess Addie always looked up to her older sister Meryl, but when Meryl falls victim to the Gray Death - a mysterious illness that took their mother - it's up to Addie to set off and find a cure. After all, what are a few specters, ogres and dragons when you've got seven-league boots, a magic spyglass and an enchanted tablecloth and cloak? Ages 9-12"
"On their 17th birthday, a prince is cursed to change into a raven an hour every day, and his twin sister to be "so good it's silly". The king sends his son off to seek his fortune before the princess ruins them all by giving everything away, and he finds himself on a quest for the Dragon Hoard."
"From their childhood friend Loic, a shape-shifting river drac, humans Netta, Aurelie, and Garin are gifted with the ability to see the FaeÂ—fairy creatures who inhabit a mesmerizing world. As they grow older, though, the devoted friends grow apart. Now Princess Aurelie must bring her four friends back together - and save her kingdom at the same time."
"Two misfits - a Princess who doesn't want to be rescued and an undersized, crosswod-puzzle-solving Dragon - team up to defeat the evil Prince Romil who is headed their way on a ship made of bones (never a good sign). Ages 9-12"
"When Princess Benevolence's parents and uncle are killed, she moves to the palace with her aunt Sophia, now the queen regent, to learn how to be the next ruler. She teaches herself magic out of enchanted spell books she finds there, which comes in handy when she has an impending war, an escape from the castle, and an arranged marriage to deal with. Young Adult"
"Mixed Fairy Tales (not to be confused with the musical). Three very different sisters must flee from their home and "into the woods" where they encounter familiar elements and characters from The Pied Piper of Hamlin, Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, The Snow Queen, and others. Ages 9-12"
"Mixed Fairy Tales. Cinderella is dead and one of Odin's hellhounds has gone rogue. The Woodcutter is charged with finding the beast and returning him to the Wild Hunt. It's a race against time as the Woodcutter travels east of the sun and west of the moon, up beanstalks and down to the bowels of the earth to unravel a mystery that can only be described as Grimm."
"Mixed Fairy Tales. Prince Althelstan discovers 3 sleeping *princes* and enlists his cousin, Princess Vevila, to wake them up (and therefor the beauty sleeping nearby). But the princes are guarded by a witch/fairy godmother who makes Vevila pass a princess test or two...features spoofs of The Frog Prince, Cinderella, The Princess and the Pea, Rumpelstiltskin, and more..."