Dreamless
Dreamless

Dreamless

JUVENILE FICTION

352 Pages, 5.5 x 8.25

Trade Paper, $17.99 (US $17.99) (CA $21.99)

Publication Date: May 2016

ISBN 9781631630422

Rights: WOR

Jolly Fish Press (May 2016)

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Overview

Winner:2016 Paranormal Romance Guild Reviewer's Choice Awards, Paranormal Horror/Mystery/YA Novel, 3rd placeSleeping Beauty never had troubles like this For most princesses, a sleeping curse means a few inconvenient weeks unconscious followed by a happily-ever-after with their true love. Seventeen-year-old Elena's curse, however, was designed without a cure, which means that she's getting a century-long nap for her 18th birthday whether she wants it or not. After years of study she's still no closer to finding a cure, even with the help of an undead godfather and an enchanted mirror-turned-therapist. With only a year until the deadline she's learned to accept her fate. Sadly, there's one prince who doesn't seem to have gotten the memo and who's continually trying to activate the curse so he can be the one to wake her up again. Only slightly less annoying is Cam, her new bodyguard and former childhood acquaintance who disagrees with Elena at pretty much every turn. When the curse threatens to come early, however, they both realize that fate is a lot more complicated than they'd ever imagined.

Reviews

"A fast-paced and witty retelling of the age-old story of Cinderella, but there never has been a retelling such as this. Witty dialogue and unexpected twists and turns make this an enjoyable and engaging read."  —Deseret News on Fairy Godmothers, Inc.

"Dreamless is an entertaining, quirky twist on Sleeping Beauty fairy tale . . . Wardell does an excellent job of making a fairy tale seem plausible and realistic." —Deseret News

"There are some twists and turns . . . there was enough great story to keep me interested and I know the average teen who reads paranormal will like it. 5-star review." —Charlayne Elizabeth Denney, member, Paranormal Romance Guild

"There was enough great story to keep me interested and I know the average teen who reads paranormal will like it." —Charlayne Elizabeth Denney, Paranormal Romance Guild

Author Biography

Jenniffer Wardell is the arts, entertainment, and lifestyle reporter for the Davis Clipper. She is the author of Beast Charming and Fairy Godmothers, Inc., and has won several awards from the Utah Press Association and the Utah Headliners Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. She lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.