Wildwood Dancing

Wildwood Dancing

Wildwood Dancing Series, Book 1

eBook - 2008
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High in the Transylvanian woods, at the castle Piscul Draculi, live five daughters and their doting father. It's an idyllic life for Jena, the second eldest, who spends her time exploring the mysterious forest with her constant companion, a most unusual frog. But best by far is the castle's hidden portal, known only to the sisters. Every Full Moon, they alone can pass through it into the enchanted world of the Other Kingdom. There they dance through the night with the fey creatures of this magical realm. But their peace is shattered when Father falls ill and must go to the southern parts to recover, for that is when cousin Cezar arrives. Though he's there to help the girls survive the brutal winter, Jena suspects he has darker motives in store. Meanwhile, Jena's sister has fallen in love with a dangerous creature of the Other Kingdom--an impossible union it's up to Jena to stop.When Cezar's grip of power begins to tighten, at stake is everything Jena loves:...
Publisher: New York : Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2008
ISBN: 9780375849442

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julia_sedai
Sep 30, 2013

I can't believe I haven't read this until now. It was really good. I love that it's placed in Transylvania - the setting is so well done. If you like fairy tales you will like this book.

Sidewinder88 Sep 19, 2012

A fantastic fantasy.

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BookFan63
Jul 03, 2012

All of Juliet's books are Wonderful. I would recommend reading all her books.

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foxylady31
Jul 03, 2012

Great book!!! exciting and unexpected twists. Slow getting into but worth it.

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Zzoe
Oct 19, 2011

Great story! I appreciated the author's efforts in staying true to Romanian folklore, without all the Dracula stuff. An entertaining read.

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lucy_h1_a2_r3_ss4
Dec 17, 2010

This book was amazing. I very much enjoyed reading it and I am off to get more Juliet Marillier's books!

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LolliiQueen
Oct 26, 2010

This book was cute :D recommend it to anyone who enjoys fairytales :D

melwyk Jun 10, 2009

Charming retelling of the folktale "The 12 Dancing Princesses". Set in Romania and incorporating much of that cultural milieu, it's a great read wtih strong female characters.

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