Check out a book told from the antagonist’s point of view.
by Madeline Miller
Exiled to a deserted island, Circe, daughter of the god of the sun, finds her strength in this mythological retelling.
by Gregory Maguire
We all know Dorothy’s story from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz — this is the Wicked Witch’s tale.
by Jean Rhys
From Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre: Mr. Rochester’s first wife — the madwoman in the attic — is brought to the forefront.
by V.E. Schwab
Two friends-turned-foes battle against each other and grapple with what it means to be a villain after discovering a way to gain super-powers.
by Bret Easton Ellis
Patrick Bateman is a young, wealthy Wall Street investment banker who is also a serial killer in this brutal satire.
by M. L. Rio
One of seven close-knit Shakespearean thespians is found dead. A decade later, the detective who jailed the murderer is looking for the truth.
by Caroline Kepnes
After a brief encounter, Joe Goldberg finds an obsession in Beck and begins quietly manipulating everything around her to lead her back to him.
by Austin Grossman
Evil genius Doctor Impossible wants to take over the world and has tried all manner of schemes. Now, he’ll try something new.
by Marissa Meyer
Before Alice came to Wonderland, the Queen of Hearts was a young woman facing an arranged marriage, a secret courtship, and dreams of her own.
by John Gardner
Beowulf tells of Grendel’s end, but this retelling of the epic poem lets Grendel tell his beginning.
by Julie C. Dao
A teenage girl is destined to become a powerful Empress — but only if she embraces her dark side.
by Danielle Teller
In the wake of rumors of Cinderella’s cruel past, her stepmother, Agnes, shares the story of how she came to be just that.