Princess of Thorns

Book Cover
Average Rating
Author:
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 6 - AR Pts: 17
Lexile measure:
980L
Description

Game of Thrones meets the Grimm's fairy tales in this twisted, fast-paced romantic fantasy-adventure about Sleeping Beauty's daughter, a warrior princess who must fight to reclaim her throne.
 
It's been ten years since Princess Aurora's mother, the Sleeping Beauty, sacrificed her life to give her daughter her magical powers. Aurora knows that magic is never free. The price for hers is that she will never know romantic love.
     Prince Niklaas is living on borrowed time. Unless he is able to convince a princess to marry him before his eighteenth birthday, he will meet the same terrible fate as his ten older brothers.
     When Niklaas and Aurora meet under unusual circumstances, they must race to prevent the fulfillment of an ogre prophecy foretelling the end of human life. But will they be able to break their curses?

'Compelling and action-packed. . . . The combination of adventure; lovable, complex characters; and a touch of romance make this a book that teens will be drawn to, especially those who appreciate strong female protagonists.''School Library Journal

'the plotting is impeccable, the world building ample, and the resolution neatly done without feeling pat.''Booklist 

'the banter between rakish Niklaas and feisty Aurora is crackling with chemistry and wit.''The Bulletin

'We absolutely loved Stacey Jay's Princess of Thorns, a riveting retelling of 'sleeping Beauty' that's full of action, drama and romance.''romantictimes.com

'Will appeal to fantasy lovers.''VOYA

'Jay creates people with real flaws, but endows them with enough integrity to be characters to respect and want to know.''examiner.com

Praise for Juliet Immortal
'the bones of the classic Beauty and the Beast story are all here, imaginatively fleshed out with tropes from science fiction, fantasy, even political drama. . . . Will please readers who like to believe that fairy tales can come true, even under dire circumstances.' 'The Bulletin, Recommended

Praise for Of Beast and Beauty
'the romance is intense, and so is the horror in this strong reversal of the Romeo and Juliet story. . . . Teens will enjoy the macabre fantasy story of forbidden love.' 'Booklist

Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780307981431
9781494525897
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 6, 17 Points
Lexile measure:
980L
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:

No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!


Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID2f09a5d0-4973-c428-c276-fec521047511
Grouping Titleprincess of thorns
Grouping Authorstacey jay
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2021-09-25 04:50:04AM
Last Indexed2021-09-25 05:12:20AM
Novelist Primary ISBNnone

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_levelUG
accelerated_reader_point_value17
accelerated_reader_reading_level6
auth_author2Whelan, Julia, 1984-
authorJay, Stacey.
author2-roleWhelan, Julia,1984-
Whelan, Julia,1984-narrator.
hoopla digital.
author_displayJay, Stacey
available_at_addisonOnline OverDrive Collection
detailed_location_addisonAxis 360
Online Hoopla Collection
Online OverDrive Collection
display_description

Game of Thrones meets the Grimm’s fairy tales in this twisted, fast-paced romantic fantasy-adventure about Sleeping Beauty’s daughter, a warrior princess who must fight to reclaim her throne.
 
It’s been ten years since Princess Aurora’s mother, the Sleeping Beauty, sacrificed her life to give her daughter her magical powers. Aurora knows that magic is never free. The price for hers is that she will never know romantic love.
     Prince Niklaas is living on borrowed time. Unless he is able to convince a princess to marry him before his eighteenth birthday, he will meet the same terrible fate as his ten older brothers.
     When Niklaas and Aurora meet under unusual circumstances, they must race to prevent the fulfillment of an ogre prophecy foretelling the end of human life. But will they be able to break their curses?
“Compelling and action-packed. . . . The combination of adventure; lovable, complex characters; and a touch of romance make this a book that teens will be drawn to, especially those who appreciate strong female protagonists.”—School Library Journal
“The plotting is impeccable, the world building ample, and the resolution neatly done without feeling pat.”—Booklist 
“The banter between rakish Niklaas and feisty Aurora is crackling with chemistry and wit.”—The Bulletin
“We absolutely loved Stacey Jay’s Princess of Thorns, a riveting retelling of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ that's full of action, drama and romance.”—romantictimes.com
“Will appeal to fantasy lovers.”—VOYA
“Jay creates people with real flaws, but endows them with enough integrity to be characters to respect and want to know.”—examiner.com
Praise for Juliet Immortal
“The bones of the classic Beauty and the Beast story are all here, imaginatively fleshed out with tropes from science fiction, fantasy, even political drama. . . . Will please readers who like to believe that fairy tales can come true, even under dire circumstances.” —The Bulletin, Recommended
Praise for Of Beast and Beauty
“The romance is intense, and so is the horror in this strong reversal of the Romeo and Juliet story. . . . Teens will enjoy the macabre fantasy story of forbidden love.” —Booklist

format_addisoneAudiobook
eBook
format_category_addisonAudio Books
eBook
id2f09a5d0-4973-c428-c276-fec521047511
isbn9780307981431
9781494525897
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
hoopla:MWT11242204Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeAudiobookAudio Books1falsetrueHooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11242204?utm_source=MARCAvailable Online
axis360:bl2014050933bl2014050933Axis 360Online Axis 360eBookeBook1falsetrueAxis 360http://ereadil.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0014736132Available OnlineAxis 360
overdrive:bfb66cbb-b2ca-475e-bf27-17f40aa232f51Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook0falsetrueOverDriveAdobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive ReadAvailable Online
overdrive:bfb66cbb-b2ca-475e-bf27-17f40aa232f5-1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook1falsetrueOverDriveAdobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive ReadAvailable Online
axis360:bl2015006018bl2015006018Axis 360Online Axis 360eAudiobookAudio Books1falsetrueAxis 360http://ereadil.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0015788710Available OnlineAxis 360
last_indexed2021-09-25T10:12:20.254Z
lexile_score980
literary_formFiction
literary_form_fullFiction
local_callnumber_addisonOnline OverDrive
owning_library_addisonAddison Public Library Online
owning_location_addisonOnline OverDrive Collection
primary_isbn9780307981431
publishDate2014
publisherDelacorte Press,
Random House Children's Books
Tantor Audio,
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical DescriptionAbridged
hoopla:MWT11242204eAudiobookAudio BooksUnabridged.EnglishTantor Audio, 2014.1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 58 min.)) : digital.
axis360:bl2014050933eBookeBookFirst edition.EnglishDelacorte Press, [2014]1 online resource (389 pages) : illustration
overdrive:bfb66cbb-b2ca-475e-bf27-17f40aa232f5eBookeBookEnglishRandom House Children's Books2014
axis360:bl2015006018eAudiobookAudio BooksUnabridged.EnglishTantor Audio, [2014]1 online resource (1 audio file)
recordtypegrouped_work
scoping_details_addison
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
hoopla:MWT11242204Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
axis360:bl2014050933bl2014050933Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
overdrive:bfb66cbb-b2ca-475e-bf27-17f40aa232f51Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue
overdrive:bfb66cbb-b2ca-475e-bf27-17f40aa232f5-1Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
axis360:bl2015006018bl2015006018Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
subject_facetAdventure and adventurers -- Fiction
Audiobooks
Children's audiobooks
Children's stories
Downloadable audio books
Electronic books
Fantasy
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Good and evil
Good and evil -- Juvenile fiction
Inheritance and succession
Inheritance and succession -- Fiction
Inheritance and succession -- Juvenile fiction
JUVENILE FICTION -- Fairy Tales & Folklore -- Adaptations
JUVENILE FICTION -- Fairy Tales & Folklore -- General
JUVENILE FICTION -- Fantasy & Magic
JUVENILE FICTION -- General
JUVENILE FICTION -- Legends, Myths, Fables -- General
JUVENILE FICTION -- Love & Romance
JUVENILE FICTION / General
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- General
Juvenile works
Love stories
Princes
Princes -- Fiction
Princes -- Juvenile fiction
Princesses
Princesses -- Fiction
Princesses -- Juvenile fiction
title_displayPrincess of Thorns
title_fullPrincess of Thorns
Princess of thorns / Stacey Jay
Princess of thorns [electronic resource] / Stacey Jay
title_shortPrincess of Thorns
topic_facetAdaptations
Adventure and adventurers
Audiobooks
Children's stories
Fairy Tales & Folklore
Fantasy
Fantasy & Magic
Folklore
General
Good and evil
Inheritance and succession
JUVENILE FICTION
JUVENILE FICTION / General
JUVENILE NONFICTION
Legends, Myths, Fables
Love & Romance
Princes
Princesses
Young Adult Fiction
Young Adult Literature