Ever get bored with the same old fairy tales? Does the idea of reading yet another "princess gets rescued by a prince and lives happily ever after" story make you yawn? Would you like to see the classics spiced up a bit? You're in luck, because a handful of irreverent and wildly creative authors have heard your pleas. This month, as summer winds down, change things up during story-time with new takes on our old favorites. Whether it's a changed point of view, a play on old themes, or a modern retelling, fairy tales have never been more enjoyable.
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