10 Books to Read if You Like Disney Classics

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Disney movies meet your TBR pile as we show you books that remind us of these timeless Disney classics!

Aladdin → We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal

An epic fantasy inspired by Arabia is just the book you need to reminisce Aladdin’s adventures with Jasmine! We Hunt the Flame is not yet out in shelves but will be released on the 14th of May.

Read more about We Hunt the Flame.

The Lion King → Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian

We know, we know. That scene from Mufasa is a total tear-jerker. But once you read Ash Princess, you’ll be crying for all the different reasons. Kept captive in her country where the enemy rules, Theodosia must find a way to reclaim her throne.

Read more about Ash Princess.

Treasure Planet → The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

If you’re still craving adventure after the amazing treasure hunt by Treasure Planet, try picking up The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue which takes treasure hunting back to Earth but contains all the excitement as if it were in space.

Read more about The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue.

Mulan → The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang

Avoid dishonor on you and your cow by reading The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang. It features a story of China that mixes fantasy with history.

Read more about The Poppy War.

Ratatouille → The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi

Can’t stop thinking about Paris? If you want to see more of the city of lights after watching Ratatouille, try picking up The Gilded Wolves! Set in 19th century Paris, readers are thrust into a hunt they never imagined.

Read more about The Gilded Wolves.

Hercules → The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Does Greek hero Hercules remind anyone of Achilles? Well, we think so! Featured in this award-winning story, The Song of Achilles is guaranteed to continue that Greek-centered high.

Read more about The Song of Achilles.

Tangled → Cress by Marissa Meyer

We promise, Cress is just as charming as Rapunzel in Marissa Meyer’s Cress. Although third in The Lunar Chronicles, this book is the best out of the four which all feature retellings of Disney princesses. See this as Book Allure’s personal recommendation. 😉

Read more about Cress.

Snow White → Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust

Snow White is retold with a different mother-daughter dynamic in Girls Made of Snow and Glass. This story is heavy on family and self-discovery and is perfect for those who love the fair-skinned classic!

Read more about Girls Made of Snow and Glass.

The Little Mermaid → To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo

Kate @ The Backwards Bookshelf was right when she said To Kill a Kingdom is the book counterpart of the film, The Little Mermaid. Except, what happens when Ursula also happens to be Ariel’s mom?

Read more about To Kill a Kingdom.

Alice in Wonderland → The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert

Suggested by Shealea, this urban fantasy even uses Alice’s name! This elevates the fairytale of Alice in Wonderland to new heights with more at stake.

Read more about The Hazel Wood.

16 Replies to “10 Books to Read if You Like Disney Classics”

  1. Omg, taking literally all of these recs. Combining Disney and Books? My two favorite things! I also love there are so many of my favorites on this list such as Cress and The Song of Achilles!


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