The Princess in the Opal Mask

The Princess in the Opal Mask

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"Orphaned as a child in the crumbling village of Tulan, Elara is determined to learn her true identity, even if it means wielding a dagger. Meanwhile, in Galandria's royal capital, Princess Wilha stands out as someone to either worship or fear. Though no one knows why the king has always made her conceal her face--including Wilha herself. When an assassination attempt threatens the peace of neighboring kingdoms, Elara and Wilha are brought face to face...with a chance at claiming new identities. However, with dark revelations now surfacing, both girls will need to decide if brighter futures are worth the binding risks"--Back cover.
Elara, an orphan, and Princess Wilha are both searching for their identities and meet face-to-face when an assassination attempt threatens the peace of neighboring kingdoms.
Publisher: Philadelphia : RP Teens, c2013
ISBN: 9780762451098
Call Number: TEEN F LUND
Characteristics: 351 p. ; 21 cm

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Aug 18, 2018

This book has a very interesting plot that will excite and enthral anyone who loves royalty, romance and family secrets. It has a slow start but hang in there, it gets better. It centres around two girls, Wilha and Elara that lead very different lives; Wilha is the famous masked princess and Elara is a poor adopted girl that was abandoned by her parents. They soon learn that they are twins separated at birth to prevent a superstition of twins dividing the country. This story plays with the idea of legend vs truth and past vs present. I wish that the author gave the book more of a fantasy feeling and played more into the superstitions that the village people had. @sunsetzuzu of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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ALNS
May 24, 2014

I agree

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SophieNagyfej
Apr 12, 2014

This book was interesting at first, but then it started to go downhill. I liked Wilha so much better than Elara, who kind of ruined the story for me.

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orange_wolf_139 Jul 22, 2015

orange_wolf_139 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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May 24, 2014

ALNS thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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