Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday- The False Princess

By Eilis O'Neal
Published by EgmontUSA
To Be Released on January 25th, 2011

Princess and heir to the throne of Thorvaldor, Nalia's led a privileged life at court. But everything changes when it's revealed, just after her sixteenth birthday, that she is a false princess, a stand-in for the real Nalia, who has been hidden away for her protection. Cast out with little more than the clothes on her back, the girl now called Sinda must leave behind the city of Vivaskari, her best friend, Keirnan, and the only life she's ever known.

Sinda is sent to live with her only surviving relative, an aunt who is a dyer in a distant village. She is a cold, scornful woman with little patience for her newfound niece, and Sinda proves inept at even the simplest tasks. But when Sinda discovers that magic runs through her veins - long-suppressed, dangerous magic that she must learn to control - she realizes that she can never learn to be a simple village girl.

Returning to Vivaskari for answers, Sinda finds her purpose as a wizard scribe, rediscovers the boy who saw her all along, and uncovers a secret that could change the course of Thorvaldor's history, forever.

A dazzling first novel, The False Princess is an engrossing fantasy full of mystery, action, and romance (quoted from Goodreads).

I'm really looking forward to diving into the world of The False Princess. Be sure to join us on January 25th & 26th for the False Princess Blog Tour, hosted by The Teen Scene.

4 comments:

  1. The beginning sounded like a book I had read before... Palace of Mirrors by Margaret Peterson Haddix. Then the magic part came and it changed everything. I want to check out the book now!

    Here's my WoW.

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  2. Interesting - imagine finding our your whole life is a lie...
    Mine is here:
    http://lulilut.blogspot.com/2011/01/waiting-on-wednesday.html

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  3. I've been on a fairy tale kick lately, and this sounds like something I'll have to keep an eye out for.

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  4. This is in my Top 5 Must Reads for 2011!! My pre-order was made months ago...I can hardly wait for it's release!

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