About the Book
Chancing a closer look, I placed one foot on a packed-dirt floor of the kitchen. My other foot followed. I looked back at Cinderella - I mean Gabriella - who watched from the other side of the miraculous door. Behind her, I could still see the sacks of boxes in my grandmother's attic. Gazing into reality while standing in a fantasy was a pretty weird sensation. Then, without warning, the door began to close. I scrambled to grab it, but something seemed to force it shut. Perhaps Gabriella, the supposedly sweet angel, had closed the door herself.
"Gabriella! Help me!"
Seventeen-year-old Brinlee is a modern girl living in Idaho. When she discovers a secret portal in her attic bedroom, she accidentally swaps places with the main character from her favorite fairy tale, cinderella. Lost in Cinderella's world, Brinlee threatens to ruin one of the world's greatest love stories. New mysteries surround the characters of the beloved tale, and Brinlee is determined to uncover the secrets.
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About the Author
Tarrah Montgomery has loved writing stories since she was a child. She earned her associates degree from Ricks College and her bachelor of science in education from Utah State University. Tarrah currently lives in Snowflake, Arizona, with her husband and young children. She loves to travel with her husband, and many of her story ideas come from seeing the ancient castles and architecture around the world. Some of her adventures have taken her to Paris, London, Rome, German, Austira, Switerland, Czech Republic, South Korea, and Thailand. When not writing, Tarrah teaches preschool and enjoys reading, traveling, spending time with her family, an playing the piano. I’m Not Cinderella is her first novel, with several more to follow in The Princess Chronicles. Check out the upcoming sequals on her blog (link below). Tarrah loves to hear from her readers, and you can contact her at tarrahmont[at]gmail[dot]com.
~ Author Interview ~
What more can a teen ask for than a Cinderella story with a twist? In her first novel in the Princess Chronicles, I’m Not Cinderella, author Tarrah Montgomery brings to life an enchanting fairytale lover’s dream in her time-traveling, exciting, and brilliant re-told spin on the story of Cinderella. Filled with enchanting and engaging characters and a charmingly wonderful story, readers will fall in love with I’m Not Cinderella from page one. This thrilling story is not one readers will want to miss. Fast-paced, light, entertaining, and funny, I highly recommend this books to any teen that loves science fiction and fairytales. Continue this charming series in the next installment, Finding Sleeping Beauty.
Series: Princess Chronicles
Genre: fantasy, fairytales, young adult, Cinderella, retellings, science fiction, time travel
Publisher: Walnut Springs Press
Publication date: December 31, 2013
Number of pages: 263
Category: Junior High+
Content Rating: PG
Book Rating: 5 stars
Other books in the series:
2-Finding Sleeping Beauty
A review copy of this book was provided by the author via the publisher.
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