Fans of Gregory Maguire’s Wicked series of novels, or Frank Beddor’s The Looking Glass Wars series, or anything else that provides an adult-oriented, revisionist take on fairy tale characters and worlds, owe it to themselves to check out the Fables series of graphic novels—even if they’ve never read a graphic novel before. And right now, the entire series, all 212 books, are on sale for just 99 cents each in Amazon’s Fables 99 Cent Sale for a limited time! Amazon’s not saying when the sale will end, so if you’re interested in giving this series a try, act quickly!
In these books, the fairy tale characters we grew to know and love as children are real, and living variously in hiding or in exile. This gritty, noir-ish, award-winning series abounds with murder, mystery, intrigue, politics (Goldilocks as a militant animal rights activist!) and mayhem, all with a touch of the supernatural. While they’ve only recently become available as individual books in digital format and therefore don’t have any reviews, the compiled anthologies of the books in this series are all rated 4/5 stars or higher.
Note that these books are intended for mature audience only, due to violent and adult-oriented content. The sale includes such titles as: