Game of Thrones meets the Grimmas fairy tales in this twisted, fast-paced romantic fantasy-adventure about Sleeping Beautyas daughter, a warrior princess who must fight to reclaim her throne. Itas been ten years since Princess Auroraas mother, the Sleeping Beauty, sacrificed her life to give her daughter her magical powers. Aurora knows that magic is never free. The price for hers is that she will never know romantic love. Prince Niklaas is living on borrowed time. Unless he is able to convince a princess to marry him before his eighteenth birthday, he will meet the same terrible fate as his ten older brothers. When Niklaas and Aurora meet under unusual circumstances, they must race to prevent the fulfillment of an ogre prophecy foretelling the end of human life. But will they be able to break their curses? aCompelling and action-packed. . . . The combination of adventure; lovable, complex characters; and a touch of romance make this a book that teens will be drawn to, especially those who appreciate strong female protagonists.aaSchool Library Journal aThe plotting is impeccable, the world building ample, and the resolution neatly done without feeling pat.aaBooklist aThe banter between rakish Niklaas and feisty Aurora is crackling with chemistry and wit.aaThe Bulletin aWe absolutely loved Stacey Jayas Princess of Thorns, a riveting retelling of aSleeping Beautya that's full of action, drama and romance.aaromantictimes.com aWill appeal to fantasy lovers.aaVOYA aJay creates people with real flaws, but endows them with enough integrity to be characters to respect and want to know.aaexaminer.com Praise for Juliet Immortal aThe bones of the classic Beauty and the Beast story are all here, imaginatively fleshed out with tropes from science fiction, fantasy, even political drama. . . . Will please readers who like to believe that fairy tales can come true, even under dire circumstances.a aThe Bulletin, Recommended Praise for Of Beast and Beauty aThe romance is intense, and so is the horror in this strong reversal of the Romeo and Juliet story. . . . Teens will enjoy the macabre fantasy story of forbidden love.a aBooklist From the Hardcover edition.aImake this to aidin healing, but ita#39;s the prettiest pink. It might make your lips tingle , but that will pass. ... of goldencurls forming a flower-dusted frame around her face, with dewy pink cheeks andsparkling eyes that look more lavender than gray .
|Title||:||Princess of Thorns|
|Publisher||:||Delacorte Press - 2014-12-09|