Princess of the Midnight Ball (The Princesses of Westfalin Trilogy, #1)

Princess of the Midnight Ball (The Princesses of Westfalin Trilogy, #1) A Tale Of Twelve Princesses Doomed To Dance Until DawnGalen Is A Young Soldier Returning From War Rose Is One Of Twelve Princesses Condemned To Dance Each Night For The King Under Stone Together Galen And Rose Will Search For A Way To Break The Curse That Forces The Princesses To Dance At The Midnight Balls All They Need Is One Invisibility Cloak, A Black Wool Chain Knit With Enchanted Silver Needles, And That Most Critical Ingredient Of All True Love To Conquer Their Foes In The Dark Halls Below But Malevolent Forces Are Working Against Them Above Ground As Well, And As Cruel As The King Under Stone Has Seemed, His Wrath Is Mere Irritation Compared To The Evil That Awaits Galen And Rose In The Brighter World Above Captivating From Start To Finish, Jessica Day George S Take On The Grimms Tale The Twelve Dancing Princesses Demonstrates Yet Again Her Mastery At Spinning Something Entirely Fresh Out Of A Story You Thought You Knew. This story was lacking in too many elements to be enjoyable for me The characters were so underdeveloped that the weren t likable the writing didn t make me love the hero or hate the villain The romance lacked passion and believability I couldn t ever figure out what the hero and heroine saw in each other, and why the hero would go to such lengths to save the heroine And the plot was so predicable I never wondered whether or not the princesses would be saved in the end, and the ending wasn This story was lacking in too many elements to be enjoyable for me The characters were so underdeveloped that the weren t likable the writing didn t make me l
That was a sweet retelling of The Twelve Dancing Princesses It s in a German setting and follows the original story really well A lot of people ask me for recommendations for clean, happy fantasy adventures with a hint of romance, so this is pretty much the definition of that It s all very cute and peaceful, yet there s still a full plot and the characters are belie
Final review, first posted on Fantasy Literature The malevolent King Under Stone cuts not one deal, but two, with the queen of the country of Westfalin first, that she will be able to have children second, that Westfalin will be victorious in its battles against other countries In return, the human queen agrees to spend one night per week dancing with the King Under Stone in his underground kingdom But the once human king has an agenda, and supernatural beings have a way of twisting their a Final review, first posted on Fantasy Literature The malevolent King Under Stone cuts not one deal, but two, with the queen of the country of Westfalin first, that she will be able to have children second, that Westfalin will be victorious in its battles against other countries In return, the human queen agrees to spend one night per week dancing with the King Under Stone in his underground kingdom But the once human king has an agenda, and supernatural beings have a way of twisting their agreements to find loopholes The Westfalin queen bears no s
Reread this April 2011, as I get ready to write the third book Kinda impressed with myselffun characters, and I m excited to get back into their heads. I couldn t fall asleep one night and without even realizing it I was so caught up and enchanted by the story it was six in the morning when I finished the book.This is a retelling but I m not familiar with the original tale, so I can t say how close it is to the original It stands on it s own though and you don t need any prior knowledge o
I bought this book yesterday at work, and was excited to start it I had some time in the evening and read a few pages When I woke early this morning and couldn t get back to sleep, I decided to read for a while I couldn t stop until I had finished the WHOLE THING I loved it I have re
And all because of some shoes, Galen murmured as they hurried away What Ulrike had to trot to keep up with him This all began because of their shoes being worn out night after night, he said He had fallen into an easy quick march pace He put an arm around his cousin s waist to help her along If someone could just figure out what they do every nightPrincess of the Midnight Ball is a retelling of the old favourite fairy tale of The Twelve Dancing Princesses and it is just lovely LOVEAnd all because of some shoes, Galen murmured as they hurried away What Ulrike had to trot to keep up with him This all began because of their shoes being worn out night after night, he said He had fallen into an easy quick march pace He put an arm around his cousin s waist to help her along If someone could just figure out what they do every nightPrincess of the Midnight Ball is a retelling of the old favourite fairy tale of The Twelve Dancing Princesses and it is just lovely LOVELY A book that makes you happy, holds your hand, offers you a warm smile
Felt just like the fairytales I grew up on Maybe not my favorite book as far as YA or romance, but it was still spellbinding from first page to last, there s just something special about the storytelling that made me feel as if I were reliving th
Princess of the Midnight Ball is an utterly inoffensive retelling of Brothers Grimm s fairy tale Twelve Dancing Princesses No gore, no violence here, suitable for pretty much any age.The premise is straight forward the King of Westfalin s 12 daughters nightly wear out their dancing slippers Several princes attempt to uncover the princesses secret for a reward of inherit
5 out of 10 review in russianShort Soundtrack Pianochocolate WaltzCassidy Ladden ShineYuriko Nakamura Flower Well, I don t know what to say I thought it would be a true retelling for young adult auditory but this is an extended version of the old Grimm s tale for middle grade people or even children.The plot isthan close to the original story about twelve princesses The book is good but the idea and its execution were shamelessly stolen Okay, it s a retelling, us 5 out of 10 review in russianShort Soundtrack Pianochocolate WaltzCassidy Ladden ShineYuriko Nakamura Flower Well, I don t know what to say I thought it would be a true retelling for young adult auditory but this is an extended version of the old Grimm s tale for middle grade people or even children.The plot isthan close to the original story about twelve princesses The book is good but the idea and its execution were shamelessly stolen Okay, it s a retelling, usually this is normal But only if you take an idea and develop it in your own way When you transform 30 pages story into a 280 pages one a lot of dialogues and inner monologues make wonders by pouring water between the lines, and then sign the result with your name that smells like plagiarism Or laziness I was waiting for unexpected twists, for some underground orgies, court intrigues and revolutions even a mere good romance could save the story for me But all I ve a got was a chip rainbow.The book is well written, it fairytale stuff looks nice, bu

[Reading] ➿ Princess of the Midnight Ball (The Princesses of Westfalin Trilogy, #1)  By Jessica Day George – Rarefishingbooks.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 280 pages
  • Princess of the Midnight Ball (The Princesses of Westfalin Trilogy, #1)
  • Jessica Day George
  • English
  • 06 March 2017
  • 1599903229