No Place for Magic

10 best books like No Place for Magic (E.D. Baker): Sunlight and Shadow: A Retelling of The Magic Flute, The Goose Girl, East, Fairest, Once Upon a Marigold, Princess Ben, Princess of Glass, Before Midnight - A Retelling of Cinderella, Bella at Midnight, Palace of Mirrors

AuthorCameron Dokey
ISBN0689869991
A new spin on "The Magic Flute" by an acclaimed author!
In a time when the world was young and many things were quite commonplace that are now entirely forgotten, Sarastro, Mage of the Day, wed Pamina, the Queen of the Night. And in this way was the world complete, for light was joined to dark. For all...
AuthorShannon Hale
ISBN1582349908
Anidora-Kiladra Talianna Isilee, Crown Princess of Kildenree spent the first years of her life listening to her aunt's incredible stories, and learning the language of the birds. Little knowing how valuable her aunt's strange knowledge would prove to be when she grew older. From the Grimm's fairy...
AuthorEdith Pattou
ISBN0152052216
Rose has always been different. Since the day she was born, it was clear she had a special fate. Her superstitious mother keeps the unusual circumstances of Rose's birth a secret, hoping to prevent her adventurous daughter from leaving home... but she can't suppress Rose's true nature forever. So when...
AuthorGail Carson Levine
ISBN0060734086
In the kingdom of Ayortha, who is the fairest of them all? Certainly not Aza. She is thoroughly convinced that she is ugly. What she may lack in looks, though, she makes up for with a kind heart, and with something no one else has-a magical voice. Her vocal talents captivate all who hear them, and in Ontio...
AuthorJean Ferris
ISBN0152050841
This is the cutest book in the entire world. You kind of just want to hug it and squeeze it and call it George, because it's just that damned cute.

The subtitle is "part comedy, part love story, part everything-but-the-kitchen sink," and that's pretty accurate. I got a bit of a Princess Bride type...
AuthorCatherine Gilbert Murdock
ISBN0618959718
"My gown suited me as well as I could ever hope, though I could not but envy the young ladies who would attract the honest compliments of the night. My bodice did not plunge as dramatically as some, and no man--no man I would ever want to meet, surely--could fit his hands round my waist. What I lacked in beauty...
AuthorJessica Day George
ISBN1599904780
Hoping to escape the troubles in her kingdom, Princess Poppy reluctantly agrees to take part in a royal exchange program, whereby young princes and princesses travel to each other's countries in the name of better political alliances--and potential marriages. It's got the makings of a fairy tale--until...
AuthorCameron Dokey
ISBN1416934715
Etienne de Brabant is brokenhearted. His wife has died in childbirth, leaving him alone with an infant daughter he cannot bear to name. But before he abandons her for king and court, he brings a second child to be raised alongside her, a boy whose identity he does not reveal.The girl, La Cendrillon, and...
AuthorDiane Stanley
ISBN0060775734
In the little village of Castle Down, in a kingdom plagued by war, lives a peasant girl called Bella. Blessed with a kind family and a loving friend, she manages to create her own small patch of sunlight in a dark and dangerous world. Bella is a blacksmith's daughter; her friend Julian is a prince -- yet neither...
AuthorMargaret Peterson Haddix
ISBN1416939156
"Somewhere in the world I have a tiara in a little box. It is not safe for me to wear it... It is not safe for me even to tell anyone who I really am. But I know—I have always known."

Cecilia knows that she is not just another peasant girl; she is actually the true princess, in hiding until the evil forces...
AuthorJessica Day George
ISBN1599901102
With the Dragon Wars over, Creel finds herself bored with life as a seamstress. Then word comes that a bordering country has been breeding dragons in preparation for an invasion. Never one to sit around, Creel throws herself headlong into an adventure that will reunite her with her dragon friend Shardas,...
AuthorJessica Day George
ISBN1599903695
For Creel, all is right with the world. The dragon king, Shardas, and his queen, Velika, have made a comfy home on the Far Isles, and humans and dragons seem to be at peace. It's the perfect time for Creel to plan her wedding to Prince Luka. Well, it was perfect -- until Velika gets kidnapped, and Creel and...
AuthorPatrice Kindl
ISBN0142302082
It starts when Alexandria, a poor, plain goose girl, offers her own bread and water to a hungry old woman — who just happens to be a witch in disguise. Poof! Alexandria is suddenly heartstoppingly beautiful. Her hair rains down gold dust, and the tears she sheds turn to diamonds. Soon a prince and a king...
AuthorGail Carson Levine
ISBN0060000945
There she was, chartreuse and warty and smiling at him. Such a nice smile. Something in his heart fluttered. The young maiden, Parsley, will eat nothing but parsley, which in Snettering-on-Snoakes grows only in the fairy Bombina's garden. All is well -- until Bombina is released from the fairy queen's...
AuthorSherwood Smith
ISBN0142401617
Wren just wanted to find her long-lost family, to get to know the people she could not have dreamed of as a child growing up in an orphanage. But her quest turns into a far more dangerous adventure than she ever imagined, what with robbers, guardsmen, and an angry sorcerer after her. And when her traveling...
AuthorNick Sullivan
ISBN0439260078
Okay, I was sitting in church today, thinking about writing a review for this book online. I would have listened to the speakers, except...they were boring. I'm sorry! They are nice people. But really boring.

So anyways, this has to be one of the best books ever written, of all time. I read it 500...
AuthorDave Luckett
ISBN0439411874
A charming, magical story of a girl whose magic goes wrong -- in all the right ways.

Rhianna is failing out of magic school. She's very clumsy, even though she tries really hard. After she causes her biggest mess ever, a wizard appears with some astonishing news - Rhianna's magic is, in fact, stronger...
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