Waiting on Wednesday (4)

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Breaking the Spine, and it is a way to show off the books you can't wait to be released!!

This week I chose:
"Princess of Glass"
by Jessica Day George

Bloomsbury USA Children's Books
Release Date: May 25, 2010

The following description is from Goodreads.com:

The engrossing companion novel to Princess of the Midnight Ball, with a wicked twist on Cinderella. Hoping to escape the troubles in her kingdom, Princess Poppy reluctantly agrees to take part in a royal exchange program, whereby young princes and princesses travel to each other’s countries in the name of better political alliances—and potential marriages. It’s got the makings of a fairy tale—until a hapless servant named Eleanor is tricked by a vengeful fairy godmother into competing with Poppy for the eligible prince. Ballgowns, cinders, and enchanted glass slippers fly in this romantic and action-packed happily-ever-after quest from an author with a flair for embroidering tales in her own delightful way.

I love fairy tale retellings and this version of Cinderella looks like so much fun! I've been wanting to read something by this author for a long time!

What are you waiting on this week??


Nina said...

Sounds very nice. I love happy endings and this one sounds perfect.. :)

Missy B. said...

Sounds like a fun read....a beautiful fairy tale!

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

Oh bravo darling for finding this. I love fairy tale retellings as well. I'm off to add this to my list.

PolishOutlander said...

Oh this sounds like fun! I haven't read Princess of the Midnight Ball yet but this one is going on my TBR list. Great pick!

Lori (sugarandgrits) said...

Great choice! Love the cover!

Alyssa Kirk @ Teens Read and Write said...

Looks good. I so want her dress!

Book Snob said...

I really like period pieces; books that are set in the past. It sounds really good. Thanks for the post!

Becky said...

Ooooh, GREAT pick! I'm on a bit of a fairy tale kick right now...so my list just got a little bit longer! =)

Mary said...

This sounds great!

Justine said...

Ooh a retelling of Cinderella! I love those, but I've only read a few. Maybe I'll try this one :)

JG said...

I hadn't heard of this, but I do love fairy tale retellings. Another added to the list!

Renee (SteelerGirl83) said...

I LOVE that cover! I am really going to have to look into this series since I love twists on classic fairy tales! Thank you for sharing this! :-)

xoxo~ Renee

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