Wildwood Dancing

Wildwood Dancing

Book - 2006
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"Juliet Marillier is among the most skilled of fantasy writers" (Sara Douglass)Jena, along with her five sisters and constant companion, the frog she calls Gogu, lives in a crumbling castle on the fringe of a wildwood in Transylvania. Theirs has always been a privileged if somewhat restricted life, however, the girls share a fantastic secret, which they have kept hidden even from their family for twelve long years. When Jena's father falls ill and must leave their forest home over the winter, Jena and her older sister Tati are left in charge. Everything runs like clockwork until a tragic accident allows their greedy cousin Cezar to take control. When it becomes clear that their secret is in danger of discovery, Jena knows there is only one place, no matter how dangerous, she can go to for help...
Publisher: Pan, 2006
ISBN: 9780330422468
Branch Call Number: YF MARI

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julia_sedai
Sep 30, 2013

I can't believe I haven't read this until now. It was really good. I love that it's placed in Transylvania - the setting is so well done. If you like fairy tales you will like this book.

Sidewinder88 Sep 19, 2012

A fantastic fantasy.

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BookFan63
Jul 03, 2012

All of Juliet's books are Wonderful. I would recommend reading all her books.

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foxylady31
Jul 03, 2012

Great book!!! exciting and unexpected twists. Slow getting into but worth it.

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Zzoe
Oct 19, 2011

Great story! I appreciated the author's efforts in staying true to Romanian folklore, without all the Dracula stuff. An entertaining read.

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lucy_h1_a2_r3_ss4
Dec 17, 2010

This book was amazing. I very much enjoyed reading it and I am off to get more Juliet Marillier's books!

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LolliiQueen
Oct 26, 2010

This book was cute :D recommend it to anyone who enjoys fairytales :D

melwyk Jun 10, 2009

Charming retelling of the folktale "The 12 Dancing Princesses". Set in Romania and incorporating much of that cultural milieu, it's a great read wtih strong female characters.

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