Princess of the Midnight Ball

Princess of the Midnight Ball

eBook - 2011
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A retelling of the tale of twelve princesses who wear out their shoes dancing every night, and of Galen, a former soldier now working in the king's gardens, who follows them in hopes of breaking the curse.
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2011
ISBN: 9781599907727
1599907720
Branch Call Number: Overdrive eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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graceyn16
Jan 15, 2016

I love this book! It is definitely in my top 5 rereads. Jessica Day George writes about her characters so well. I would recommend this book to anyone!

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neonblue
Nov 19, 2014

I loved this book. A must read!

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lelaF
Sep 02, 2013

Awesome read!! hard to put down!!

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natalie_f
Aug 11, 2013

A captivating read the whole way through. Especially if you enjoy reading classic stories with a twist.

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bookworm262
Aug 06, 2013

Awesome- one of my favorite books ever! I love Jessica Day George! Such a good retelling of such a great fairy tale.

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adamkiel
Jul 19, 2013

Awesome book. I never read a book like this

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beforetoday
Jun 20, 2013

Fantastic retelling of The Twelve Dancing Princesses. The trouble with retellings is you already have an idea of how everything is going to end, but this is handled wonderfully. Also: boys knitting. <3

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terabaje12
Jan 19, 2013

i was a good retelling but it drags at some points. anyways< i love her books !! 3/5

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izzyb14
Jan 11, 2013

Meh. It was boring in some places and the characters were cut-and-dry dull as well.

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zohashoaib
Dec 16, 2012

I liked the simplicity of this book. Although it was rushed in a couple of parts, this was a great book. I read this and was glad that it wasn't a complete retelling of the 12 dancing princesses tale. I enjoyed the book throughout and did not want to put it down at all! I have not read any other Jessica Day George's books, but this one made me want to read more (if they're like this one). I may be a bit older than the reading level of the book, but whatever. For a mind that doesn't want to think too much, this is a good read. =)

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blue_dog_8329
Dec 21, 2016

blue_dog_8329 thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over

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neonblue
Nov 19, 2014

neonblue thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 13 and 16

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KayleighBook
Aug 16, 2013

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mintbutterfly10
Jun 10, 2013

mintbutterfly10 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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helengraace
May 18, 2013

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ANNA TRAN NGUYEN
May 09, 2013

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Moriah McNeill
Jul 26, 2012

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UnbreakableValour
Oct 01, 2011

UnbreakableValour thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over

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rainbowqueen123
Aug 25, 2011

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Pandaluver97
Sep 10, 2010

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maroon_baboon_43
Jun 12, 2016

Twelve princesses are under an enchantment from which they are forced to dance every night. A gardener tries to find out and falls in love with the oldest princess. The gardener then helped them to break free.

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mintbutterfly10
Jun 10, 2013

An ordinary guy sets out to solve the mystery, and save the kingdom and the 12 dancing princesses.

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rainbowqueen123
Aug 25, 2011

Rose, Lily, Jonquil, Hyacinth, Violet, Poppy, Daisy, Iris, Orchid, Lilac, Petunia and Pansy are the twelve princess sisters who are forced every night to dance with King Under Stone's son's, residents of the Underworld, at midnight till dawn. Their father, King Gregor, has tried many times to find out why there dancing slippers are in worn out rags every morning. He even asks some princes to try and figure it out, if they do they get to choose one of the twelve princesses as their bride AND they get the kingdom. all the princes who tried failed miserably and experienced a horrid end to their lives.The princesses and their governess, Anne, are accused of witchcraft in the killing of the 7 princes. Galen, the under gardener who is sweet on Rose the eldest, steps up to the challenge of figuring out why the sisters' dancing slippers are worn every morning. With Anne's life and the future of the kingdom at stake will Galen defeat the beings of the underworld?

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mintbutterfly10
Jun 10, 2013

Rose felt her knees shaking. Did he not love her after all? "Psst, Galen?" Pansy tuggedon his arm. Galen leaned down." If Rose doesn't want you," the little girl whispered loudly," you can marry me." Galen laughed shakily.

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rainbowqueen123
Aug 25, 2011

"'Psst, Galen?' Pansy tugged on his arm. Galen leaned down. 'If Rose doesn't want you,' the little girl whispered loudly, 'you can marry me.'

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