The Hostage Prince

The Hostage Prince

Book - 2013
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"Snail, a midwife's apprentice in the Unseelie Court, meets Prince Aspen, a Seelie prince being held as a hostage in order to prevent a war. In thinking that they are stopping the war, they instead trigger one"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2013
ISBN: 9780670014347
Branch Call Number: J SF YOLEN
Characteristics: 232 pages : map ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Stemple, Adam - Author


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Oct 24, 2015

I liked the storyline for this book and I'm looking forward to the rest of the series. My only wish is about the fey creatures themselves. Yes, they act like fey creatures and have a little background about them but if you took out the fact that they are fey and renamed the countries something else, I think the story wouldn't fall apart. To me, this means that it's irrelevant that they are fey. I hope in the following books that there is more about them.

indigo_nightingale_55 Sep 20, 2015

This is a great book!

samdog123 Sep 27, 2013

Jane Yolen is a very prolific children's author. When a Prince meets an apprentice Midwife, they dislike each other upon sight. Working together, they travel back to his homeland where they disccover war is imminent. The Prince is an unlikeable character, while the Midwife, Snail, outsmarts him at every turn. A quirky little fantasy novel and the first of a series.


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