The Amaranth Enchantment by Julie Berry

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When a mysterious piece of jewelry and a strange visitor arrive in the jewelry shop where she works for her evil aunt, Lucinda's course takes a surprising turn. With the help of the Amaranth Witch, a young (and harmless) con-artist, and a prince, Lucinda uncovers secrets about her own royal past. A strong seller in hardcover, this original fairytale marks an exciting debut from a lyrical new voice


About Julie Berry

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JULIE BERRY grew up in western New York. She holds a BS in communications from Rensselaer and an MFA in writing for children and young adults from Vermont College. She now lives in eastern Massachusetts with her husband and four young sons. The Amaranth Enchantment was her first
Published September 1, 2010 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens. 332 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Children's Books. Fiction

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A lively, quick, stylish, engaging first novel with some lovely, familiar fairy-tale elements.

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It’s a shame that so much of his story happens off screen, and it almost seems as if he was put there on purpose, because when Lucinda is with him, she’s more interesting than she is when she’s with the prince, and as this is a fairytale, she couldn’t not marry a prince.

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... The Amaranth Enchantment By Julie Berry Bloomsbury, 2009. 308 pgs. Juvenile/
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