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Book Descriptions for series: Fairytale Retellings: Twelve Dancing Princesses


  • Suzanne Weyn

    Under the stars, in a secret world... Rowena, the youngest of twelve sisters, loves to slip out of the castle at night and dance in a magical forest. Soon she convinces her sisters to join her. When Sir Ethan notices that his daughters' slippers loo...



  • Dia Calhoun

    A journey through madness and maniaOn the island of Faranor in the kingdom of Windward, twelve princesses dance their shoes to shreds each night. No one knows why. Not the king or queen. Not the knights, lords, or ladies-in-waiting. When the queen bl...



  • Juliet Marillier

    High in the Transylvanian woods, at the castle Piscul Draculi, live five daughters and their doting father. It's an idyllic life for Jena, the second eldest, who spends her time exploring the mysterious forest with her constant companion, a most unus...



  • Heather Tomlinson

    Once upon a time, three children and a little river dragon were the best of friends―until a promise was broken. Now they are almost grown up and barely speaking to one another. With her country in turmoil, Aurelie is sent on a peacekeeping mission....



  • Regina Doman

    When teenaged Rachel Durham finds a way that she and her eleven stepsisters can sneak out of their Chesapeake Bayside home after midnight, their worried fundamentalist father enlists the help of Paul Fester, a traveling juggler, to find out what the ...



  • Jessica Day George

    Rose is one of twelve princesses forced to dance through the night in an underground palace. The key to breaking the spell lies in magic knitting needles, an invisibility cloak, and-of course-true love. Inspired by "The Twelve Dancing Princesses,"thi...



  • Diane Zahler

    Zita is not an ordinary servant girl--she's the thirteenth daughter of a king who wanted only sons. When she was born, Zita's father banished her to the servants' quarters to work in the kitchens, where she can only communicate with her royal sisters...



  • Heather Dixon

    Azalea is trapped. Just when she should feel that everything is before her . . . beautiful gowns, dashing suitors, balls filled with dancing . . . it's taken away. All of it. The Keeper understands. He's trapped, too, held for centuries within the...



  • Merrie Haskell

    Twelve princesses suffer from a puzzling (if silly) curse, and anyone who ends it will win a reward. Reveka, a sharp-witted and irreverent apprentice herbalist, wants that reward. But her investigations lead to deeper mysteries and a daunting choice ...







  • Amanda C. Davis

    A 9000-word dark fairy-tale retelling.Bay has nothing to show for her years of military service but the clothes on her back, a bad leg, and a sardonic imp in a bottle who's more harm than help. When she hears an open call for bodyguards for the twelv...



  • Genevieve Valentine

    Jo, the firstborn, “The General” to her eleven sisters, is the only thing the Hamilton girls have in place of a mother. She is the one who taught them how to dance, the one who gives the signal each night, as they slip out of the confines of thei...




  • Catherynne M. Valente

    If you go looking for it, just about halfway uptown and halfway downtown, there's this hotel stuck like a pin all the way through the world. Down inside the Artemisia it's this mortal coil all over. Earthly delights on every floor. The hotel Artem...



  • Sarah E. Boucher

    Do not meddle with the Master's daughters. The words rattled around Jonas' head. What was the punishment again? Death? Dismemberment? Jonas, the newest addition to the gardening staff, can't recall the exact penalty for breaking the rule. What does ...



  • Tansy Rayner Roberts

    Winter has fallen over Castle Charming: a season of frosty sports, mistletoe kisses and desperate attempts at matchmaking. Chase and Cyrus, the castle’s resident Princes Gone Wild, are behaving suspiciously well. But who is dancing their way throug...



  • Melanie Cellier

    When Princess Liliana and her twin sister set sail for new lands, Lily hopes to find adventure and romance. But the people of Marin live under the shadow of a curse—one powerful enough to destroy entire kingdoms. To protect them all, Lily and e...



  • Nikki Katz

    When the music stops, the dance begins. Seventeen-year-old Penny is a lead dancer at the Grande Teatro, a finishing school where she and eleven other young women are training to become the finest ballerinas in Italy. Tucked deep into the woods, th...



  • Genevieve Raas

    From international bestselling author Genevieve Raas comes a tale of dark enchantments and wicked secrets. Whoever solves the mystery of why the princesses' shoes are destroyed each night will inherit the throne. Princes from all kingdoms have tried....



  • Hope Ann

    It's been ten confounded years since the war ended. Verus, a retired soldier, determines to enforce the peace the victory ought to have brought. His wanderings bring him to the city of Nerva, a sprawling riverside chaos no other Stealthmast...