If you’re a fan of fairytales, fairytale retellings, romance, or hot pirates who rock leather and eyeliner like it's their damn jobs, then you’ve probably watched an episode or two of Once Upon a Time, the show that pretty much took every fairytale known to man and turned turned it on it’s ear. So, in honor of the return of Once Upon a Time (and Captain Hook. Yay!), here are our picks for the top 12 romance fairytale retellings that fans of the show might want to check out.
(Note: some of these picks are very LOOSE fairytale retellings, and might not be marketed as such. But let’s not take ourselves too seriously and get into lengthy debates about the finer points of what constitutes a fairytale retelling, m’kay? This list is just for fun.)
Playing Carmindor is all he’s ever wanted, but the Starfield fandom has written him off as just another dumb heartthrob. As ExcelsiCon draws near, Darien feels more and more like a fake—until he meets a girl who shows him otherwise.
You can bet your ass he's going to figure it out, though.
But the relationship goes deeper than people think, and Liberty begins to discover secrets about her own family's past.
WILL THEY FIND THEIR HEARTS' DESIRES OR WILL HEARTBREAK TEAR THEM APART?
Two men. One woman. A choice that can make her or break her. A woman you'll root for every step of the way. A love story you'll never forget.
And if that wasn’t bad enough, there’s another complication, in the form of sexy, enigmatic Nate Grimm, the FMA’s lead detective and part-time Reaper. Used to following her own rules and living life on the edge, Red has managed to avoid taking on a partner until now. But Nate’s dark side makes him perfect for a case like this. That is, if she can trust him. Because if there’s one thing Red knows for sure, it’s that believing in the wrong person can have big, bad consequences…
She never imagined, however, that the quest would be so dangerous… not least of all when she finds herself falling for a man she could have sworn was her no.1 enemy…
Yet only when Lucy's path crosses the captain's once more, will she learn who is on a voyage of retribution, and who is out to steal her heart…
What about y’all? Any fairy tale favs you’d like to add? Let us know! We’d love to hear from you.