Wednesday, June 18, 2014
The Rebel Princess by Janice Sperry
Meet the upside-down fairy-tale princess! Raven Perilous is not nice because nice princesses get locked in towers. When Prince Charming shows up, Raven—who is not in distress—decides to show him who’s boss. This enchanting adventure, filled with magic forests and mystical creatures, will captivate fans of fairy tales everywhere!
Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: Cedar Fort, Inc. (June 10, 2014)
About the author:
Janice Sperry lives in Utah with her husband and three children and evil cat. She enjoys volunteering at the local elementary school and is exceptionally good at finding missing shoes, unless they are her own. You can follow her blog http://www.comeoutwhenyourehappy.blogspot.com/
My review: The Rebel Princess by Janice Sperry
I loved The Rebel Princess. It takes the fairy-tales we know and shakes them up. It is creative, lovable characters, fun. I laughed and gagged along the way.
Raven Perilous is a princess but her father's side is evil. She has perfect hair all the time, and cute. She wants to be mean.
She has a family curse, lives in a magical house. Raven has been preparing to be able to rescue herself. She does not want a Prince to rescue her.
Edgar is Raven's twin brother. He gets to do magic.
They go to middle school. One day Prince Charming shows up at school. He is the enemy. He recognizes her evil Perilous side. But not her princess side. Then things get out of control.
The setting is the real world where her parents escaped too. Also the Fairy-tale land. You never know who you will run into next.
I enjoyed reading The Rebel Princess. It is charming story with dragons, knights, witches and fairy god-mothers.
Any age can enjoy reading this story. It has something for everyone.
I would read other books by Janice Sperry based on The Rebel Princess.
I was given this book to read for the purpose of reviewing it and being part of its blog tour.
“Not the way we planned,” I grumbled.
“Raven would have fallen if I hadn’t grabbed her,” Charming told his knees. As if dragging me off the wall fixed anything.
“I was strapped in. There was no danger.”
Amy clapped her hands and little sparks erupted around her. “What? He saved you? You have to kiss him, and you can live happily . . .”
I put my hand over her mouth before she could finish.
“I would rather kiss a rat.”
Something rustled in a distant, dark corner, and the air filled with a swampy fog. Blue sparks swirled around us, picking up speed and blurring in the murky air. When the fog cleared, Prince Charming was gone, and in his place sat a white rat.
“I take it back,” I said. “I would rather not kiss a rat. Ew.”
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The Rebel Princess” blog tour schedule:
June 15: Cherry Mischievous
June 16: Why Not? Because I Said So! • I Love to Read and Review Books
June 17: J.J. Bennett • Bookworm Lisa • Getting Your Read On
June 18: LDS Women’s Book Review • Readalot • Christa Marie Wayment • Crane-ium
June 19: Debra’s Windows Into Writing • Tressa’s Wishful Endings
June 20: Katie’s Clean Book Collection
June 23: New LDS Fiction
June 24: Anna Jones Buttimore • Mel’s Shelves
June 25: Princess Delight
June 26: V-Formation • Nathan Barra
June 27: Blooming With Books • A Backwards Story
June 28: LDS and Lovin’ It
June 29: Hope to Read
June 30: Meridian Magazine • Laura D. Bastian