Does anyone else feel like there are YA and MG adaptations of Cinderella everywhere they look? Maybe it’s just me, but I’m not complaining about it either way. I love reading them. The first book that made me love reading was a Cinderella adaptation (Ella Enchanted) and one of the first things I wrote was a play based on Cinderella for my 4th grade class to perform. In honor of the plethora of Cinderella stories, I’m giving you three Cinderella’s to marry, date or dump. My choices are Ella from Ella Enchanted, by Gail Carson Levine, Ash from Ash, by Malinda Lo, and Cinder from Cinder, by Marissa Meyer. All three Cinderella characters transcend the traditional princess, fairy tale role. I’m excited to see who you choose! Continue reading “Marry, Date or Dump: Ella Enchanted, Ash, and Cinder”
Cinderella is one of the most retold stories in literature and film, hence the term “Cinderella story”. And where there is a Cinderella, a Prince Charming can’t be far away. They are often tall, dark, and handsome – but that doesn’t mean they are the perfect for you. List which version of Prince Charming you would marry, who you would date, and who you would dump in the comments below.
If you say you would just be friends with all three, you might want to try and find some gumption. This is not real. It is just a game. I promise you might find someone you consider your Prince Charming, but there is no way you will ever get the chance to marry any of the options below.