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Princess of thorns

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Game of Thrones  meets the Grimm's fairy tales in this twisted, fast-paced romantic fantasy-adventure about Sleeping Beauty's daughter, a warrior princess who must fight to reclaim her throne.   It's been ten years since Princess Aurora's 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? "Compelling 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."-- School Library Journal "The plotting is  impeccable , the world building ample, and the resolution neatly done without feeling pat."-- Booklist   "The banter between rakish Niklaas and feisty Aurora is  crackling with chemistry and wit ."-- The Bulletin "We absolutely loved Stacey Jay's Princess of Thorns, a  riveting  retelling of 'Sleeping Beauty' that's full of action, drama and romance." "Will appeal to fantasy lovers."-- VOYA "Jay creates people with real flaws, but endows them with enough integrity to be characters to respect  and want to know." Praise for  Juliet Immortal "The 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." -- The Bulletin , Recommended Praise for  Of Beast and Beauty "The 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." -- Booklist

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Full title princess of thorns
Author jay stacey
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-23 08:38:53AM
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subject_facet Adventure stories, American, Fantasy fiction, American, Inheritance and succession -- Fiction, Princes -- Fiction, Princesses -- Fiction, Sleeping Beauty (Tale) -- Fiction
title_display Princess of thorns
title_full Princess of Thorns, Princess of thorns / Stacey Jay
title_short Princess of thorns
topic_facet Adventure stories, American, Fantasy, Fantasy fiction, American, Folklore, Inheritance and succession, Princes, Princesses, Sleeping Beauty (Tale), Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature