Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Top ten YA literature retellings – beyond the fairy tales

At BuzzFeed, the good folks at St. Martin's Press tagged ten top YA literature retellings – beyond the fairy tales, including:
Of Metal and Wishes by Sarah Fine

Retelling of: The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux

A ghost haunts the slaughterhouse where Wen assists her father in his medical clinic, or so the rumors go. When Wen is humiliated by a worker, she makes an impulsive wish, one that’s brutally granted by the Ghost. Horrified, but curious, Wen is lured in by the mystery of the Ghost and learns he has been watching her for a very long time.
Read about the other entries on the list.

The Page 69 Test: Of Metal and Wishes.

--Marshal Zeringue