10 Best Young Adult Retellings of Peter Pan
The magic of Peter Pan and Peter himself has enthralled most of us. If you swore that you will never grow up, you are one of the many enchanted people among millions. As a Peter Pan fan, if you do not care about a genre as long as it has Peter, Wendy, and the Lost Boys, this article is for you. Here we are going to read about 10 best young adult retellings of Peter Pan.
10 Best Young Adult Retellings of Peter Pan
- Lost Boy by Christina Henry
- Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry
- Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson
- Lost in the Never Woods by Aiden Thomas
- Unhooked by Lisa Maxwell
- The Child Thief by Brom
- Everland by Wendy Spinale
- Second Star by Alyssa B. Sheinmel
- Hooked by Emily McIntire
- The Never King by Nikki St. Crowe
Lost Boy by Christina Henry
This book is about how Peter Pan’s favourite lost boy became his enemy. Peter brought people to his island to join in the fun. However, Peter’s notion of fun is never conventional happy giggles. The neighbours are monsters and pirates and the play toys are rocks, sticks, and knives. But, Peter promised to have a young and happy life forever; he lies.
Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry
Peter, an orphan boy, and Molly, a new friend will overcome pirates and thieves on a faraway island in their pursuit to protect a secret and the world from evil. This book will take readers on different adventures through pages. On Neverland there is a trunk that has the “greatest treasure on Earth”. But what is it, gold, jewels, or something far more perilous?
Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson
Tiger Lily is fifteen and she does not believe in happy endings or love stories. This belief alters after meeting Peter Pan in the forbidden woods of Neverland. They have enemies who want to tear the lovers apart, and they seem doomed. Then with the arrival of Wendy Darling, who is the antonym of Tiger Lily, Wendy realizes that the unsafe threat can live inside even in the loyal heart.
Lost in the Never Woods by Aiden Thomas
It’s been five years since Wendy and her two brothers went lost in the woods. However, when the town’s children start to disappear, the conjectures regarding her brother’s enigmatic circumstances are brought into daylight. While trying to run away from her past Wendy runs over an unconscious boy lying in the middle of the road. A boy she thought only lives in stories, Peter. They will try to find the missing children and to do that Wendy must confront what’s waiting for her in the woods.
Unhooked by Lisa Maxwell
Gwendolyn Allister has never had a place to refer to as home. Because her mother believes that monsters are searching for them. Now, these delusions have brought this mother-daughter to London. The only saving grace for Gwen is Olivia, her best friend who is tagging along with them for the summer. However, when Olivia and Gwen are abducted by shadowy creatures and taken to a universe of dangerous Fey and sea hags. Gwen realizes her mother might have been right all along.
The Child Thief by Brom
Peter is daring and full of mischief, and like other boys of his age he loves to play, but his games end in blood. Peter protected Nick from being murdered by drug dealers. Now Peter wants Nick to follow him to a covert place of adventure, where you never grow old and magic is alive. Albeit, he is suspicious about Peter’s talks about monsters and fairies, Nick agrees. I mean, New York City is no longer safe for Nick, what else could he possibly lose?
Everland by Wendy Spinale
Everland is a fantasy retelling along with science fiction. London is devastated by disease and bombs. Only humans to have survived this destruction are children and among them is Gwen, and her siblings Joanna and Mikey. They pass their days avoiding the Marauders. Marauders are the German army led by Captain Hanz Otto Oswald Kretschmer. Captain Hook is in search of a cure for the virus. He thinks it can be found in the surviving children. He and his army are snatching children from the streets for the experiments and none of them ever return. Until the army found Joanna. Gwen will do whatever it takes to save her sister, but how when there is Pete on the way?
Second Star by Alyssa B. Sheinmel
Second Star is a twisted story involving loos, love, and lies, and it is integrated with some dark magic. Seventeen-year-old Wendy is on a search for her missing surfer brothers. Her pursuit leads her to an enigmatic secret cove inhabited by a tribe of young renegade surfers; most of these surfers are runaways. Wendy is instantly attracted to Pete, the charismatic leader of the cove. If you are into the romance genre, this summer romance is written for you.
Hooked by Emily McIntire
Once upon a time, there was a little ecstatic boy, until one day, something altered and took away his sweet innocence. He grew up as a villain with the flavour of vengeance on his tongue. All he wants is for his enemies to pay for their actions. Instead, he found Darling girl and is not willing to let her go at any cost. Hooked is the first book of The Never After series. The series is a collection of broke fairy tales where the antagonists get the happily ever after.
The Never King by Nikki St. Crowe
For two centuries all the Darling women have disappeared on their 18th birthday. Sometimes they are gone only for a single day, sometimes a week, or even a month. However, all of them have always returned broken. The Never King is a shady retelling of Wendy and Peter. If you are into an enemies-to-lovers romance with brutal and morally gray love interests, The Never King is certainly for you.
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