A fun YA Contemporary Fantasy that incorporates Fairy Tales without being a straight forward retelling.
Elizabeth has just started working as a page at the New York Circulating Material Repository - a lending library of objects, contemporary and historical, common and obscure. And secret, too - for in the repository's basement lies the Grimm Collection, a room of magical items straight from the Grimm Brother's fairy tales. But the magic mirrors and seven-league boots and other items are starting to disappear.
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Source: I purchased this book myself from Audible.
The Grimm Legacy by Polly Shulman, read by Julia Whelan, published by Random House Audio (2012) / Length: 9 hrs 40 min
This is Book #1 of 3 in the "Grimm Legacy" series. All 3 are available on audio.
I've read a lot of modern fairy tale retellings, this isn't strictly one of those. Although Elizabeth's life has elements of Cinderella (she even ends up with a single shoe on at one point), this isn't a Cinderella story. Instead it is a book that asks, "What if the magical objects from fairy tales were real and you could borrow them?"
Elizabeth is a genuinely kind person who wants to do what's right but isn't always sure what that is.
I am marking this with a Diversity tag, even though Elizabeth is white, since Mark is African American and Anjali's Indian (the South Asian kind).
Note: Audible has this categorized as a middle grade, which is incorrect; it is YA.