Series List in Order

Author Book Genre Date Rating
Fantasy / F 4 Buy
Fantasy / F 5 Buy
Fantasy / F 4 Buy
General Fiction / GF 4 Buy
General Fiction / GF 3 Buy
Fantasy / F 4 Buy
Romance / R 4 Buy
Romance / R 5 Buy
Fantasy / F 1 Buy

Fantasy / F 5 Buy
Fantasy / F 4.5 Buy
Fantasy / F 0 Buy
Contemporary Romance / CR 0 Buy
General Fiction / GF 0 Buy
General Fiction / GF 0 Buy
Dark Fantasy / DF 0 Buy
Fantasy / F 4 Buy
Fantasy / F 0 Buy
Action Adventure / AA 5 Buy
(e) Fantasy / F 0 Buy
Fantasy / F 4 Buy
General Fiction / GF 5 Buy

Book Descriptions for series: Fairytale Retellings: Rumpelstiltskin

  • Jonathan Carroll

    “Jonathan Carroll is a cult waiting to be born, a novelist of rare and terrifying power.”—Pat Conroy   Ricocheting between Vienna and Los Angeles, between the worlds of desires and dreams, Sleeping in Flame is a hypnotic literary novel with ir...

  • Diane Stanley

    0nce upon a time a miller's daughter was given an impossible task by a cruel and greedy king. She had to spin straw into gold. And who should show up to help her but an odd little man named Rumpelstiltskin.According to tradition, the gold-bedazzled k...

  • Donna Jo Napoli

    Elaborates on the events recounted in the fairy tale, "Rumpelstiltskin," in which a strange little man helps a miller's daughter spin straw into gold for the king on the condition that she will give him her first-born child. Reprint....

  • Vivian Vande Velde

    What was with that bizarre fairy tale Rumpelstiltskin? WHY would a miller claim that his daughter can spin straw into gold? WHY would the king believe him? And WHY would a odd little man that can spin straw into gold do so in exchange for a tiny go...

  • Gary D. Schmidt

    What fills a hand fuller than a skein of gold? By order of the king, two boys, Tousle and Innes, must find the answer to this puzzling riddle within seven days or be killed. A former nursemaid to the queen’s child tells the boys that the banished q...

  • Elizabeth C. Bunce

    The gold thread promises Charlotte Miller a chance to save her family's beloved woolen mill. It promises a future for her sister, jobs for her townsfolk, security against her grasping uncle -- maybe even true love. To get the thread, Charlotte must s...

  • Suzanne Weyn

    "Once upon a Time" Is Timeless The year is 1880, and Bertie, having just arrived in New York with her family, is grateful to be given work as a seamstress in the home of textile tycoon J. P. Wellington. When the Wellington family fortune is threat...

  • Jenni James

    A young prince crippled by a witch— When Fredrico watches his cruel family mourn his false death and announce to the kingdom their cursed prince has died, is the day he truly embraces his new life and new name Rumplestiltskin. How could he be known...

  • Liesl Shurtliff

    In a magical kingdom where your name is your destiny, 12-year-old Rump is the butt of everyone's joke. Rump has never known his full name -- his mother died before she could tell him. So all his life he's been teased and bullied for his half-a-nam...

  • Brodi Ashton

    Inspired by the Persephone myth, this stunning conclusion to the Everneath trilogy--whose captivating first book earned a VOYA Perfect Ten of 2011 and a Whitney Award--explores the resilience of the human spirit and the indomitable power of true love...

  • Lacey Louwagie

    Gold for a poor girl, Beauty for a twisted man, A child for a powerful sorcerer . . . Rumpelstiltskin can change anything he touches into gold, but he cannot change his own twisted body. The sorcerer Laurus can make Rumpelstiltskin tall, strong, and ...

  • K.M. Shea

    Things look grim for Gemma, a seamstress, when she is ordered under the threat of death by the insane King Torgen to spin straw into gold. Unwilling to forfeit her life, Gemma tries to escape her royal prison, earning her the respect of the mysteriou...

  • Holly Hook

    Cursed with the ability to weave thread into gold, Brie has learned to trust no one. Her parents keep her around so they can gamble their money away and now her boyfriend's only staying because he's got a collection of game systems to grow. When Brie...

  • Camryn Lockhart

    A Romantic Retelling of "Rumpelstiltskin" and "Cinderella." Eliana, a humble miller's daughter, never sought the king's attention. Now her stepmother's thoughtless lie has placed her in danger, for if Eliana cannot spin a roomful of straw into gold b...

  • Bonnie M. Hennessy

    The mystery of Rosamund Hodge’s Crimson Bound meets the romance of every Beauty and the Beast retelling. An old tale tells the story of how a little man named Rumpelstiltskin spun straw into gold and tricked a desperate girl into trading away her b...

  • Alex Flinn

    #1 New York Times bestselling author Alex Flinn is back with magical twists on four fairy-tale favorites, each featuring a little help from Kendra, the witch from BEASTLY, as she searches through cities and centuries for her lost love. Featuring ...

  • Melanie Cellier

    Spinning straw into gold was only the beginning of the story...Marie, the dutiful princess of Northhelm, chafes under the rigid protocol that governs her life. Then a growing darkness threatens the kingdom and uncovers the lie at the centre of her wh...

  • C.J. Redwine

    An epic, romantic, and action-packed fantasy inspired by the tale of Rumpelstiltskin, about a bastard princess who must take on an evil fae to save her brother’s soul, from C. J. Redwine, the New York Times bestselling author of The Shadow Queen. P...

  • Cordelia Castel

    Magic will be her savior. Or her downfall. Born into a world as cunning as it is magical, one brave young woman must navigate the court of a deranged usurper King and uncover the truth behind its tangled, horrible past. To save herself from hanging, ...

  • Naomi Novik

    A fresh and imaginative retelling of the Rumpelstiltskin fairy tale from the bestselling author of Uprooted, which was hailed as “a very enjoyable fantasy with the air of a modern classic” by The New York Times Book Review. With the Nebula Awa...

  • Hilary McKay

    Award-winning author Hilary McKay reimagines your favorite fairy tales with humorous and heartfelt twists in this beautifully illustrated collection of short stories. Imagine Hansel and Gretel’s story from their teacher’s point of view, when G...


A Curse Dark as Gold
2009 William C. Morris YA Debut Award -- Young Adult Literature
Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter
1999 Keystone to Reading Book Award -- Primary
Spinning Silver
2019 Alex Award -- Adult/For Young Adults
2019 Locus Award -- Fantasy Novel