What are the best books with stepmoms?

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    #1Cinderella

    Cinderella

    Cinderella is a book about an orphan girl that is mistreated by her step-mother and step-sisters. She serves as a maid to them but when the Prince invited all the girls to a ball, her fate is about to change. 

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    Jose Howell
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "Reading Cinderella to my children, brings back so many fond memories of my mother reading it to me. This is a classic that everyone, children thru adult should read or be read to."
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    #2Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter

    Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter

    The author of this book tells the story of her painful and sad childhood: her mother died while giving birth to her, which labeled her as bad-luck bringer. Her father soon remarried, and her stepmother treated her and her siblings really badly. Adeline Yen Mah described how hard was for her to grow up without the love and affection of her parents, despite winning many prizes at her school. 

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    Joan Weber
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "Just reading the back of this book had me intrigued. This story had me glued to every word. While I read it there was nothing else going on around me. Adeline Yen Mah takes you through pains this young child suffered through every thought and word on the page. This book is an eye-opener. This is a BEST book with step moms with the perfect name:Chinese Cinderella."
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    #3Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles)

    Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles)

    Cinder by Marissa Meyer is the first novel in The Lunar Chronicles series. This book is about a 16-year-old cyborg named Cinder who has an evil stepmother who volunteers her for plague research after her stepsister got infected by a deadly plague.

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    José Alfredo Mercado
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "I love anything to do with space and aliens and this book caught my attention since it had such moon people with mind controlling magic that made it fun to read. This book has an interesting story about a evil stepmother who sacrifices a 16 year old girl for plague research to save her stepsister who was infected by the plague. "
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    #4My Fairy Stepmother

    My Fairy Stepmother

    My Fairy Stepmother written by Marni Prince and Jason Price published by Createspace in 2013 is a fictional children's book that gives a fresh perspective on stepmothers. This time Cinderalla is not the hero but her stepmother.

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    Sarah Hernandez
    Written on April 26, 2018
    "I think step parents are mainly overlooked, they don't get the credit they deserve so I really appreciate books about step parents and I think more books should be written about them and read more to children."
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    #5Did I Mention I Love You? (DIMILY Trilogy)

    Did I Mention I Love You? (DIMILY Trilogy)

    Eden Monro has recently arrived at her new home, a fancy house in California where she will live with her dad, stepmother and stepbrothers. Her room is next to the biggest son, Tyler, who dislikes her as much as she does, but at days go by, forbidden feelings and desires bloom between them... 

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    Hannah Fisher
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "If you are looking for an enthralling book about stepmoms, the DIMILY Trilogy is great. In this book, A girl and her stepbrother develop forbidden wants for each other. This book is a little bizarre in my opinion, but it was interesting."
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    #6The Sleeping Beauty

    The Sleeping Beauty

    The Sleeping Beauty is a fantasy romance book by Mercedes Lackey which follows the story of Rosamund, a princess who is cursed by her stepmother to fall into a deep slumber. It is the fifth installment in the Five Hundred Kingdoms series.

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    Joe Jackson
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "This book is about a stepmom-not the best stepmom but a wicked stepmom who curses a princess and put her stepdaughter though many harsh trials and pains! However, it's a great book fr those who enjoy reading fantasy and fairy tales. Very vivid, imaginative and full of character and adventure!"
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    #7The Captive Maiden (Hagenheim)

    The Captive Maiden (Hagenheim)
    The Captive Maiden is a book similar to the story of Cinderella. The story is about Gisela, a teenage orphan girl who is and made servant by her stepmother. Her story will change when Valten, the duke's son, throws a ball she will attend.
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    Emily Bradley
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "I can't get over how cute this whole story and the author is. It is a rendition of Cinderella and a great one at that. It's a true story of a damsel in distress and the author does a wonderful job of painting the picture and bringing us into the fantasy world. You will laugh and cry and also feel angry on Gisela's behalf. If you enjoyed the original Cinderella you will love this."
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    #8Ella Enchanted

    Ella Enchanted

    Cinderella is forced to obey every order because of a 'gift' from her fairy godmother. In Ella Enchanted, Gail Levine's 1997 Newberry winning rendition of the Cinderella story, Cinderella goes on a journey to free herself from the curse forever.

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    Jane Valdez
    Written on April 26, 2018
    "Gail Carson Levine is a wonderful writer. Stories that can be read by the young and old alike. This is a charming story sure to make girls and women very happy."
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    #9In Praise of the Stepmother

    In Praise of the Stepmother
    In Praise of the Stepmother is a thrilling and suspenseful mystery novel written by the famous Hispanic author Mario Vargas Llosa. It was first published in 1990 as Elogio de la madrasta. Helen Lane translated it into English.
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    Dennis Robertson
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "Having a new stepmother myself, I wanted to read some literature about the subject. I found this book a bit bland and boring though. The mystery wasn't as suspenseful as I'd hoped, and the whole stepmother factor is really glossed over. Still, was an okay read."
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    #10Frost Burned (Mercy Thompson Series)

    Frost Burned (Mercy Thompson Series)

    After becoming friends with Adam, Mercy Thompson's life has radically changed: she is living as a stepmother of his daughter Jesse, something that she is really enjoying. But everything will change after a dramatic accident, where Adam will become unreachable, maybe because of the problems in the werewolves community. 

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    Judy Schneider
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "Not the best of the series but it is ok. There places where I almost dozed off but quickly made myself read more. It took me a long time to read this because I have very little interest in it. The rest of the series is pretty great, but this one just seems to be thrown together."

Summary

Best What are the best books with stepmoms
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1CinderellaBooks 21 Paid
2Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted DaughterBooks 18 Paid
3Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles)Books 17 Paid
4My Fairy StepmotherBooks 14 Paid
5Did I Mention I Love You? (DIMILY Trilogy)Books 13 Paid
6The Sleeping BeautyBooks 12 Paid
7The Captive Maiden (Hagenheim)Books 10 Paid
8Ella EnchantedBooks 9 Paid
9In Praise of the StepmotherBooks 7 Paid
10Frost Burned (Mercy Thompson Series)Books 5 Paid
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