Come and mend your broken hearts here. In this retelling of the classic tale “The Twelve Dancing Princesses,” the eldest princess must fight to save her. Readers who enjoy stories of royalty, romance, and magic will delight in Dixon’s first novel. Part confection, part acute observation, the story of. Remember Entwined, that amazing novel by Heather Dixon? (Really, you haven’t read it yet? You should probably fix that problem right now.).

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The Entwine has the couple hold opposite ends of a sash. Come and mend your broken hearts here. The bad-tempered tea set and helpful candleholder are just begging to be animated! Ships from and sold by Dioxn. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

They are definitely not the strikingly strong, devastatingly handsome heroes with silver tongues that make ejtwined women swoon. Clumsy, rumpled, and a bit awkward.

Oct 09, Kristy rated it liked it. Unfortunately, the book just wasn’t for me. Dec 21, Angela rated it it was ok Shelves: Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Since I love the humor, so much, I can’t pass on sharing some quotes. The setting was interesting and well-described, and the author did a good job of revealing details slowly.

Over the course of the book she heathef in love with Lord Bradford, whom she meets at the royal Yuletide ball, ehather eventually proposes to.

This book is funny! I would probably steer clear of this is if you aren’t a fan of magic in general. I believe the cause to be I didn’t like the book as much as I had hoped too. And as far as the main girl Azalea goes… meh?


Entwined by Heather Dixon

It’s essentially a re-telling of The Twel lovely. As for a retelling, I felt this was a pretty run of the mill fairytale world. So many different dances touched on! It literally took me about pages before I actually started to like the book and the characters. I don’t feel it really represents the book, explains what the book is about nor even represents any of the scenes.

The world was nicely historical, while still having some sense of being a fairy story. Absolutely scrumptious, historically-wise except for some modern-day phrases that popped up once or twice. Having gotten a deal on the Kindle version, I will now be purchasing a book copy to add to my library.

But I loved reading about it.

And the ending was loveliness in itself, with a few giggles and heart hiccups added in. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Between the beautiful cover and the fact that I knew it was a retelling of one of my favorite fairy tales The Twelve Dancing PrincessI thought I was set. But yes, big caution to younger readers and sensitive people.

Jess is tiny and has a “crystalline voice”, which is probably owed to her being four. If I had to make one complaint it would be that some of the dialogue felt out of place with the time period. Azalea kind of understatement lacks perspective in a lot of cases, the thing with the watch being perhaps the most extreme example.

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Though he appears kindly at first, the Keeper soon becomes a frightening presence that may endanger the girls and the kingdom itself. Other retellings of the Twelve Dancing Princesses usually offer an explanation for this. Beyond which, I think an essential element of the original story is that all of the girls are attached to something in the enchanted realm — whether it is just that they all have a prince with whom to dance in some of the classic renderings, or they have a variety of enticements that suit their ages and personalities in some of the more modern versions.


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They find out who keeper really is and what his curse truely is and Ah, I just want to read it again! Entwinsd all three to Cart Add all three to List.

Though Azalea loves Lord Bradford, she knows that she will have no say in who she marries, as parliament will choose the future king. The villain is the only one who swears on blood or uses magic. He calls a quest of sorts to the gentlemen of the area, to find out where these girls are wandering off to dance.

Being so young, she quickly forgets who her mother is after she passes away. Keeper is beyond what I could’ve asked for as an antagonist and super seductive.

She is five, with light hair and blue eyes. Although initially the King doesn’t approve heathed first reaction is to punch Fairwellerhe eventually agrees to the marriage and allows the Prime Minister to keep his place in parliament.

I need to re-read Wildwood Dancing to cleanse my brain of the mess that is Entwined. This review vy to an advance reader’s copy.