Swan Lake and the Wild Swans

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“Fly like great birds, who have no voice.”

– Hans Christian Andersen

Swan Lake is one of the most beloved ballets in the world.
Hans Christian Andersen’s The Wild Swan pulls on similar themes of being cursed to be a swan.

Swan Lake/Wild Swan Retellings

 Here’s a list of retellings I’ve found for either Swan Lake or The Wild Swans.
Check below for my reviews of some of them!
(Books marked with a * are either standalones
or first in series.)



A Captive of Wing and Feather – Melanie Cellier
In this reimagining of the classic tale, Swan Lake, the trapped princess must find the courage to overcome her past if she has any hope of turning a tragedy into a happy ending.
C is for Curse – Anthology
Evil curses, promises – broken or kept, and mistaken identities. Six stories that explore how love can find the truth within.
Swan Lake – K. M. Shea
Odette must chose – her country or herself?
The Sorcerer and the Swan Princess – Lucy Tempest *
A beautiful Swan Lake retelling that brings in the beautiful elements of the ballet.
The Swan King – Nina Clare *
A historical take on the famous story.
a beautiful swan on water
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Court of Swans – Melanie Dickerson *
A period drama set in the time of King Richard II.
Gryphons’ Sister – Kimberly A. Rogers
The curse stole her voice, but breaking it may cost everything she holds dear.
Kingdom of Feathers – Deborah Grace White
A prince who’s king too soon, a princess determined never to be queen—two kingdoms at war
The Wild Swans – K. M. Shea
A retelling of the German Six Swans fairytale and the Dutch Wild Swans fairytale.

The Golden Ball

The Golden Ball: A Frog Prince, Swan Lake, and Cinderella Retelling by Erika Everest (Tales from the Kingdoms of Fable book 2) The League of

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