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You Should Read: Fairy Tale Retellings and Adaptations (with K. Ancrum!)

Released Tuesday, 30th March 2021
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Hello, Should-Heads! Why do we love retellings so much? Why is it so fun and (honestly a little comforting) to read these tales as old as time? We ponder these questions, share our favorite ones and debate where the line is between "homage" and "fanfiction." 
Links from show:
Dawn from Netflix's Babysitters Club has been recast. https://www.eonline.com/news/1250032/the-baby-sitt… 
https://twitter.com/netflixqueue/status/1372599859… for video

Currently Reading:     
Julia: Stepsister (Jennifer Donnelly) 
Kelly:  Girls With Razor Hearts (Suzanne Young)  
Rachael: The Snow Child (Eowyn Ivey) and People Like Her (Ellery Lloyd)
 Recent Acquisitions:

Kelly: Girls With Rebel Souls (Suzanne Young) and Lost in the Never Woods (Aiden Thomas)
Rachael: Parable of the Sower (Octavia Butler)

Our recommendations:
 K. Ancrum: Spindle's End (Robin McKinley), The Rough-Face Girl (Rafe Martin; illustrated by David Shannon) and Sirena (Donna Jo Napoli)
Julia: Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister and Mirror Mirror (Gregory Maguire), All the Ever Afters (Danielle Teller) and A Blade So Black (L.L. McKinney)
Kelly: Tiger Lily (Jodi Lynn Anderson), Cinderella is Dead (Kalynn Bayron) and Bookish and the Beast (Ashley Poston)

Rachael: Fierce Fairytales (Nikita Gill), Circe and a Song of Achilles (Madeline Miller) and Anna K (Jenny Lee)

Follow K. Ancrum:   
Instagram: @k.ancrum 
Twitter: @KaylaAncrum
Preorder Darling (out June 22): https://bookshop.org/books/darling-9781250265265/9… 

Follow What You Should Read:
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www.whatyoushouldread.com

Rachael Reads on Youtube:       https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHYcyAEteFiL-sLHZ… 
Kelly's blog!   https://kellyvision.wordpress.com 
 Don't forget about our next book club! We're discussing Klara and the Sun on April 11! 
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Theme song by Violet Gray:       https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOQUkSoVPZkfsXtMW…

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51m 48s
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Season
2
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13
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