Once Upon a Time

There are no rules when it comes to fairy tale retellings! With these unforgettable listens you'll meet Rapunzel in space, defend a kingdom with a troll princess, and find out why Cinderella has to obey her stepmother.

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    • Entwined

    • By: Heather Dixon
    • Narrated by: Mandy Williams
    • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 197
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 162

    Azalea is trapped. Just when she should feel that everything is before her... beautiful gowns, dashing suitors, balls filled with dancing... it's taken away. All of it....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Re-telling

    • By Doha on 07-12-11

    Regular price: $33.60

    • Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow

    • By: Jessica Day George
    • Narrated by: Jessica Roland
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113

    Blessed (or cursed) with an ability to understand animals, the Lass has always been an oddball....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Fairytale

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-30-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • A Curse Dark as Gold

    • By: Elizabeth C. Bunce
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Perry
    • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    Gold thread promises Charlotte Miller a chance to save her family's beloved woolen mill. This is an award-winning and wholly original retelling of "Rumplestiltskin"....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Complex Retelling of Rumpelstilskin

    • By Peggy Stuart on 09-27-15

    Regular price: $23.62

    • Tender Morsels

    • By: Margo Lanagan
    • Narrated by: Anne Flosnik, Michael Page
    • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 35

    Liga lives modestly in her own personal heaven, given to her by natural magic in exchange for her earthly life....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Rich, inventive tale--but not for children

    • By Ronni on 07-19-09

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Sea Witch Rising

    • By: Sarah Henning
    • Narrated by: Billie Fulford-Brown, Elizabeth Knowelden
    • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Runa will not let her little sister die. Alia traded her voice to the sea witch for a shot at happiness with a prince who doesn’t love her. And his rejection will literally kill her - unless Runa intervenes....

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Goose Girl

    • Book One of the Books of Bayern
    • By: Shannon Hale
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Bishop
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 867
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 784
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 785

    Princess Anidori-Kiladra of Kildenree was born with a word on her tongue, and a secret magic....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fairy tale for the older kids in all of us

    • By McFitz on 04-21-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • A Long, Long Sleep

    • By: Anna Sheehan
    • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 157
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 148
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 148

    Rosalinda Fitzroy has been asleep for sixty-two years when she is woken by a kiss....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Sleeping Beauty Sci-Fi Edition

    • By Katherine on 05-11-13

    Regular price: $19.99

    • East

    • By: Edith Pattou
    • Narrated by: Lee Adams, Robertson Dean, Kirby Heyborne, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172

    Rose is the youngest of seven children, meant to replace her dead sister....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Frmom an East of the Sun, West of the Moon Fan

    • By Here-and-faraway on 09-17-12

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Sleeper and the Spindle

    • By: Neil Gaiman
    • Narrated by: Julian Rhind-Tutt, Lara Pulver, Niamh Walsh
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 664
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 613
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 615

    You may think you know this story. There's a young queen about to be married. There are some good, brave, hardy dwarfs; a castle shrouded in thorns; and a princess cursed by a witch....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A suprising twist to the Sleeping Beauty

    • By Jacobus on 12-15-15

    Regular price: $14.82

    • Enchanted

    • By: Alethea Kontis
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 546
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 505
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 497

    It isn’t easy being Sunday’s child, not when you’re the rather overlooked and unhappy youngest sibling to sisters named for the other six days of the week....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Charming... Enchanting

    • By Kindle Customer on 07-03-12

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Crimson Bound

    • By: Rosamund Hodge
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden
    • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 217
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 205

    An exhilarating tale of darkness, love, and redemption inspired by the classic fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood, from the author of Cruel Beauty....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Better than a LRRH Retelling

    • By mcallisterjd on 07-02-15

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Evil Queen

    • The Forest of Good and Evil, Book 1
    • By: Gena Showalter
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Kelly
    • Length: 15 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Raised in the mortal realm, Everly Morrow has no idea she’s a real-life fairy-tale princess - until she manifests an ability to commune with mirrors. Soon, a horrifying truth is revealed. She is fated to be Snow White’s greatest enemy, the evil queen....

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Wildwood Dancing

    • By: Juliet Marillier
    • Narrated by: Kim Mai Guest
    • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 321
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 252
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 252

    High in the Transylvanian woods, at the castle Piscul Draculi, live five daughters and their doting father....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • romantic fantasy with a bit of a dark twist

    • By Lessa on 07-11-12