Unlocking the Spell

Unlocking the Spell

A Tale of the Wide-awake Princess

Book - 2012
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Princess Annabelle, who is immune to magic and can temporarily reverse spells put on others, encounters various fairy tale characters when she embarks on an expedition into the woods to find a dwarf responsible for turning Sleeping Beauty's prince into a bear.
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2012
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9781599908410
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Characteristics: 261 p. : map ; 21 cm

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green_pig_629
Jun 06, 2018

This is not the first book in the series.

So I checked out this book thinking that it was and was thouroughly dissapointed. I could not follow along with the story since I had not read the first book and became extremely frustrated and confused.

That aside, this was a pretty good fairy tale retelling, not very new or twisty, but it was a fun book, I suppose that Annie's power was kind-of cool, and it had a fairly good Plot, I did like the way that they combined stories, well besides the nursery rhymes, I didn't really like those, (Mother Hubbard) and I think that if I had read the first book that I would have really enjoyed it.

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NickyN2603
Mar 11, 2015

Amazing book!!!

Agelay Nov 19, 2014

I really liked this book, and look forward to reading E.D Baker's other books! Her books are very entertaining, and as soon as I picked the book up, I read it all the way through. I really liked the twists to the story, and how the author wove into the story pretty much every single fairy tale I have heard of, excepting Beauty and the Beast. I have read three of her other books and highly recommend them as well!

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olive_magpie_3
Feb 07, 2014

LOVED IT!!! Can't wait for the next 1!!

Jacksparrow69 Oct 19, 2013

LOVED IT.

ISHRAT HOSSAIN Oct 17, 2013

By the way, E.D Baker's new book " A Question of Magic" came out on the 1st day of October.

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Srey
Aug 21, 2013

I love this book and the prequel it's so good that whenever i read it i can already picture it in my head like a movie.I hope there a third book.So I can know what's going on with Liam and Annie.

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me_mochi
Jul 08, 2013

It's a nice book perfact for someone who likes magic and fairytales!!

webster802 Jul 03, 2013

totally the best book ever!

I have read every single book Baker has wrote and have NEVER been disapointed, I'm so glad she finally made another book,she is my all-time fave author!

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'Ah,yes.A truly noble cause'

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