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Publication Date: 13 Jul 2017
Subject: Younger teen novels
Suitable for: Secondary (Year 7, Year 8, Year 9)
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Anthology of 13 stories from authors and internet critics retelling classic myths and fairy tales from the perspective of the bad guys in them.
Leave it to the heroes to save the world. Villains just want to rule it.
In this unique YA anthology, thirteen acclaimed, bestselling authors team up with thirteen influential BookTubers to reimagine fairy tales from the oft-misunderstood villains' points of view.
These fractured, unconventional spins on classics like "Medusa," Sherlock Holmes, and "Jack and the Beanstalk" provide a behind-the-curtain look at villains' acts of vengeance, defiance, and rage - and the pain, heartbreak, and sorrow that spurned them on.
No fairy tale will ever seem quite the same again!
Featuring writing from...
Authors: Renee Ahdieh, Ameriie, Soman Chainani, Susan Dennard, Sarah Enni, Marissa Meyer, Cindy Pon, Victoria Schwab, Samantha Shannon, Adam Silvera, Andrew Smith, April Genevieve Tucholke, and Nicola Yoon
BookTubers: Benjamin Alderson (Benjaminoftomes), Sasha Alsberg (abookutopia), Whitney Atkinson (WhittyNovels), Tina Burke (ChristinaReadsYA blog and TheLushables), Catriona Feeney (LittleBookOwl), Jesse George (JessetheReader), Zoe Herdt (readbyzoe), Samantha Lane (Thoughts on Tomes), Sophia Lee (thebookbasement), Raeleen Lemay (padfootandprongs07), Regan Perusse (PeruseProject), Christine Riccio (polandbananasBOOKS), and Steph Sinclair & Kat Kennedy (Cuddlebuggery blog and channel).
p1 Introduction by Ameriie
p3 The blood of Imuriv by Renee Ahdieh
p19 The evil vaccine: Keep the darkness at bay by Christine Riccio
p23 Jack by Ameriie
p48 Giants and tyrants by Tina Burke
p51 Gwen and Art and Lance by Soman Chainani
p90 The bad girl hall of fame by Samantha Lane
p96 Shirley & Jim by Susan Dennard
p121 Dear Sasha, the 411 for villains by Sasha Alsberg
p125 The blessing of little wants by Sarah Enni
p147 Will the real villain please stand up by Sophia Lee
p150 The sea witch by Marissa Meyer
p174 Villain or hero? You decide! by Zoe Herdt
p178 Beautiful venom by Cindy Pon
p200 Without evil in the world, how do we see the good? by Benjamin Alderson
p204 Death knell by Victoria Schwab
p223 Dear Death by Jesse George
p226 Marigold by Samantha Shannon
p251 Evil revealed by Regan Perusse
p254 You, you, it's all about you by Adam Silvera
p271 Behind the villain's mask by Catriona Feeney
p274 Julian breaks every rule by Andrew Smith
p293 Julian Powell: Teen psycho extraordinaire by Raeleen Lemay
p296 Indigo and Shade by April Genevieve Tucholke
p316 Glamorised recovery: expectations vs reality by Whitney Atkinson
p320 Sera by Nicola Yoon
p336 The bad girls' guide to villainy by Steph Sinclair