Friday, November 27, 2015

Friday Memes: The Amaranth Enchantment by Julie Berry

Happy Friday everybody!!
Book Beginnings on Friday is now hosted by Rose City Reader. The Friday 56 is hosted at Freda's Voice. Check out the links above for the rules and for the posts of the participants each week. Don’t dig for your favorite book, the coolest, the most intellectual. Use the CLOSEST.

I was sweeping the shop when a glimmer between two floorboards caught my eye. A penny? I knelt for a closer look.
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The stout man bent low and whispered in my ear, loud enough for my parents to hear. "When your parents present you, little Miss Chapdelaine, you shall have a dance with the king, and two dances with the prince. All right?"
This week I am spotlighting a book I bought on March 19, 2010. The Amaranth Enchantment by Julie Berry is a fairy tale. Here is the description from Amazon:
A delightful fairy tale by a lyrical new voice.

When Lucinda Chapdelaine was a small child, her parents left for the royal ball and never returned. Ever since, Lucinda has been stuck in perpetual servitude at her evil aunt's jewelry store. Then, on the very same day, a mysterious visitor and an even more bizarre piece of jewelry both enter the shop, setting in motion a string of twists and turns that will forever alter Lucinda's path. In this magical story filled with delightful surprises, Lucinda will dance at the royal ball, fall under the Amaranth Witch's spell, avenge her parents' death, and maybe--just maybe--capture the heart of a prince.


  1. Hi,
    Sounds interesting. I'll have to check this one out. Have a great day!

  2. This sounds a lot like Cinderella! I'm interested in this fairy tale by "a lyrical new voice."
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  3. I enjoy fairy tale reimaginings a lot but have a voracious seventh grade student who loves them. Thanks for posting this and for visiting my Friday Memes.


  4. Sounds good and the cover works well. I wonder what caught her eye.
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  5. The synopsis is nice, I like the sound of this book.

  6. Pretty cover!!

    I love finding pennies on the ground. Fun.

    I love the dance part too. I hope she ends up with a Prince. :)


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  7. The snippets didn't wow me, but the it's a fairytale so that has me interested.
    Happy weekend!

  8. I'm not sure that this is a book for me, but I hope you'll love it. Thanks for sharing. My 56

  9. This sounds like an interesting fairy tale and like a book I would definitely enjoy! Thanks for sharing it. Here's My Friday Post

  10. I love fairy tale stories, can't believe I haven't come across this one before! Definitely adding it to my TBR!

  11. I read this one years ago. Hope you enjoy the weekend!


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