Princess of Glass
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... show more
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.
Publish date: May 25th 2010
Pages no: 257
Edition language: English
Series: Princess (#2)
This novel continues the tale of the 12 dancing princesses that started in Princess of the Midnight Ball (my review). Here the protagonist is one of the younger princesses, Poppy. A few years have passed since the first novel. Poppy is sixteen and visiting her mother’s cousins in the neighboring kin...
Princess of Glass by Jessica Day George is not the Disney Cinderella you know, and, having read a lot of Cinderella retellings, I'm pleased to say it still brings something new to the table. Poppy is part of a royal study abroad--minus the studying--to make nice with countries whose princes died aft...
I was really excited that there was a sequel to Princess of the Midnight Ball. I loved that book so much and I was really sad because I didn't think that there were any other books. Turns out I was wrong! I had really high hopes for this book! It wasn't as good as the first book, but it was still pr...
I think I liked this one even more than the first ([b:Princess of the Midnight Ball|3697927|Princess of the Midnight Ball (Princess #1)|Jessica Day George|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1312063284s/3697927.jpg|3741438]: it's Cinderella retold, but in a way I'd never seen before, and I love that sort o...
I have always liked Cinderella. Recently I have encountered four or five different Cinderellas and I haven't liked any of them. Ella in this one I felt was a snivling twit.That being said I did like the prince, Poppy and the story.