Come and mend your broken hearts here. In this retelling of the classic tale “The Twelve Dancing Princesses,” the eldest princess must fight to save her. Readers who enjoy stories of royalty, romance, and magic will delight in Dixon’s first novel. Part confection, part acute observation, the story of. Remember Entwined, that amazing novel by Heather Dixon? (Really, you haven’t read it yet? You should probably fix that problem right now.).

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It was tentatively humorous. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Granted Jessica Day George used the flower naming convention in her version as well, but I didn’t mind that as much, because they didn’t feel forced. I adored it for its brilliant plot. I don’t feel it really represents the book, explains what the book is about nor even represents any of the scenes. It’s actually a retelling of The Twelve Dancing Princesseswhich bt to be one of my favorite fairytales.

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Love for each other, for their papa, for dancing, and for men; Each princess is named after a flower alphabetically, starting with the oldest at Azalea, and ending with the newborn Lily.

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: The Keeper likes to keep things. Jun 13, m a r y l i z rated it it was amazing Shelves: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.


I liked Azalea and her sisters, and by the end I felt for the king as well. So this is simply one rule they will not abide, even if it means taking, er, magical passageways through their fireplace to break it.

He was so darkly handsome.

If he kissed as well heeather he danced The characters were simply gorgeous. I hate to seem mean-spirited, but that was everything that I found appealing about this book–it’s potential. The lack of consistency renders Keeper a bit flimsy, like Prince Hans in Frozenwho was obviously not originally conceived as an evil character.

I thoroughly enjoyed it. And though there were pockets of intense darkness, this book, overall, was a swoon-worthy tale with heartfelt lessons and giggles and loveliness. His midnight hair had been pulled back into a ponytail, and his eyes-even across the distance-blazed pure black.

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But as the story progresses, a different side is shown. Read more Read less. Oh, what absolute glorious beauty and fun and rapture! Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. It’s essentially a re-telling of The Twelve Dancing Sisters.

Jul 22, Donna rated it liked it Shelves: All of which prove to be stuck up, boring, or obnoxious. I loved all the girls: None of this turns out to be true. A widower who’s grieving his wife and not sure what to do with twelve spirited daughters who crave his attention and affection.


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I think if you like ‘close’ retellings and fairytale worlds, you would enjoy this! This book has one really fabulous idea. Also, he is a bit old for her, and I have a weird tendency to enjoy May-December romances they may not be that far apart in age, though. Share your thoughts with other customers. About Heather Dixon Wallwork.

It came off as really forced. Apparently she has a lot of siblings herself.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. I found myself tearing up at times, laughing out loud and gasping. Heather Dixon has such a unique sense of humor, and it’s always “clicked” with me. It was definitely like nothing I’ve ever read before. Their father, the king, is inexplicably cold toward them, presumably because bj got too much manpain over losing his wife to bother with anyone else’s feelings.