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I really love young adult books. They are always an easy read, pkus they are very entertaining. I am looking for some more books to read and get into. I LOVE books that are about fairytales or have magical things in it. I also like paranormal books like twilight or blood and chocolate. Does anyone have any suggestions for books that I might like? Please help! I have searched all the online booklists.
Just one more thing! Romance must be a central theme throughout the book.
Thanks for your thoughts
Have you tried Donna Jo Napoli? She had done a lot of rewritten fairy tales. I especially enjoyed Zel (The story of Rapunzel) and Beast (Beauty and the Beast, told from the Beast's viewpoint.)
She also did Song of the Magdalene.
I have a great book on my shelf, The Raging Quiet. It's set in the Middle Ages, and is a wonderful love story about a young girl who befriends a young man that everyone thinks is crazy or possessed..but he's deaf! They think she may be a witch, because she learns to communicate with him. I highly recommend that one!
Oh, I love Blood and Chocolate too! Did you read her vampire story Silver Kiss? That one was good too.
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The Claidi Journal's: Wolf Tower, Wolf Star, Wolf Queen and Wolf Wing by Tanith Lee
The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale
The Frog Princess, Dragon's Breath, Once Upon a Curse (plus 2 others) By E.D. Baker
There is a whole series of books by Kristine Grayson that deals with the Greek Gods and the lesser knowns along with fairies and goblins.
And my favorite:
The Enchanted Forest Chronicles: Dealing with Dragons, Searching for Dragons, Calling on Dragons and Talking to Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede
Robin McKinley also has some good retellings. I've only read 'Rose Daughter' but I have 'Spindle's End' which I havn't read yet.
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