A New York Times Bestseller
In this second book in New York Times bestselling, Newbery Honor-winning author Shannon Hale's Princess Academy series, Miri embarks on a brand new life in the city.
Coming down from the mountain to a new city life is a thrill to Miri. She and her princess academy friends have come to Asland to help the future princess Britta prepare for her wedding. There, Miri also has a chance to attend school--at the prestigious Queen's Castle.
But as Miri befriends sophisticated and exciting students, she also learns that they have some frightening plans for a revolution. Torn between loyalty to the princess and her new friends' ideas, between an old love and a new crush, and between her small mountain home and the bustling city, Miri looks to find her own way in this new place.
Don't miss any of these other books from New York Times bestselling author Shannon Hale:
The Princess Academy trilogy
Princess Academy: Palace of Stone
Princess Academy: The Forgotten Sisters
The Books of Bayern
The Goose Girl
Book of a Thousand Days
with Dean Hale, illustrated by Nathan Hale
Midnight in Austenland
The Actor and the Housewife
“Palace of Stone . . . proves once again that with quick wit and brave words, one person really can change the world.” —School Library Journal
“Powerful and deeply engaging. . . . Readers who have been waiting since 2005 will find their patience well rewarded.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Hale's skill as a storyteller will charm her audience . . . nobody else has quite the same knack for seamlessly segueing between the folksy, intimate charm of an extended fairy tale and the larger canvas and more epic scope of high fantasy.” —Horn Book
“Hale is a master of fantasy. . . . A gorgeously-written sequel.” —Stephanie Perkins, author of Anna and the French Kiss
“Shannon Hale's books reignite my love of reading--that joy of having the time of my life with a great story.” —Stephenie Meyer, author of Twilight
“Shannon Hale writes deft, lyrical wonderful fantasy.” —Holly Black
“Hale's skill as a storyteller will charm her audience…nobody else has quite the same knack for seamlessly segueing between the folksy, intimate charm of an extended fairy tale and the larger canvas and more epic scope of high fantasy.” —The Horn Book on Palace of Stone
“Shannon Hale writes deft, lyrical wonderful fantasy” —Holly Black