Because You Love to Hate Me: 13 Tales of Villainy

Buy this Book Now
Number of Pages
Publication year
Book Rating
3.52/5 (5156 ratings)


if you were looking for a fairy tale book with a difference, then this one is as good as it gets. It is a collection of some of the dark classic fairy tales with modern take on some but featuring the same from the perspective of some of the most reviled villains in fairy tale world, from the evil queen to Little mermaid’s sea witch.

Leave the heroes to save the planet it. Within this YA anthology that is exceptional, thirteen acclaimed writers team up from the villains' points of view. These Terrible, unconventional twists on classics such as"Medusa," Sherlock Holmes, and"Jack and the Beanstalk" offer a behind-the-curtain look in villains' acts of vengeance, defiance, and anger --and also the pain, heartbreak, and regret that spurned them. No fairy tale will appear the exact same! Featuring writing from ... Authors: Ameriie Renée Ahdieh, Soman Chainani, Susan Dennard, Sarah Enni, Marissa Meyer, Cindy Pon, Victoria Schwab, Samantha Shannon, Adam Silvera, Andrew Smith, April Genevieve Tucholke, along with Nicola Yoon BookTubers: Benjamin Alderson (Benjaminoftomes), Sasha Alsberg (abookutopia), Whitney Atkinson (WhittyNovels), Tina Burke (ChristinaReadsYA site and TheLushables), Catriona Feeney (LittleBookOwl), Jesse George (JessetheReader), Zoë Herdt (readbyzoe), Samantha Lane (Ideas on Tomes), Sophia Lee (thebookbasement), Raeleen Lemay (padfootandprongs07), Regan Perusse (PeruseProject), Christine Riccio (polandbananasBOOKS), along with Steph Sinclair & Kat Kennedy (Cuddlebuggery site and station ).

What makes this book stand out?

brilliantly conceived and executed by the author with tight plot lines.

Read it for

a different take on some of the most favourite fairy tales

Don't read it for

if you are not into fairy tales, you may want to sit this one out

Brief about Author Nicola Yoon