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When a mysterious piece of jewelry and a strange visitor arrive in the jewelry shop where she works for her evil aunt, Lucinda's course takes a surprising turn. With the help of the Amaranth Witch, a young (and harmless) con-artist, and a prince, Lucinda uncovers secrets about her own royal past. A strong seller in hardcover, this original fairytale marks an exciting debut from a lyrical new voice

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Julie Berry grew up in western New York. She holds a BS in communications from Rensselaer and an MFA in writing for children and young adults from Vermont College. She now lives in eastern Massachusetts with her husband and four young sons, and works as a director of software sales and marketing for a technology startup. This is her first book.

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Lieder Madchen, April 26, 2011 (view all comments by Lieder Madchen)
I know that there have been many Cinderella re-tellings, and it is hard to imagine another original twist to the old story, but Julie Berry just manages it. This is not a spectacular novel, but it is short and sweet and had enough humor to keep me reading. I liked Lucinda for her strength and determination, and Peter, the thief, was a lot of fun. Gregor seemed like he would be an interesting character, but you didn't get to know him very well and the romance could have been better developed. I think that a younger person would have enjoyed this book more than I did, but I personally give it a 4.10 stars. I have given it to my little sister and I think that she will like it. :)
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ISBN:
9781599904498
Author:
Berry, Julie
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Adaptations
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Magic
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Middle-Grade Fiction
Publication Date:
20100731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5 to 8
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
7.77 x 5.15 x 0.92 in
Age Level:
10-14

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