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Waiting on Wednesday (59) — The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Posted by on November 2, 2011
“Waiting On” Wednesday spotlights upcoming releases that everyone’s excited about (created by Jill at Breaking The Spine.)

The False Prince (The Ascendance Trilogy #1)


THE FALSE PRINCE is the thrilling first book in a brand-new trilogy filled with danger and deceit and hidden identities that will have readers rushing breathlessly to the end.

In a discontent kingdom, civil war is brewing. To unify the divided people, Conner, a nobleman of the court, devises a cunning plan to find an impersonator of the king’s long-lost son and install him as a puppet prince. Four orphans are recruited to compete for the role, including a defiant boy named Sage. Sage knows that Conner’s motives are more than questionable, yet his life balances on a sword’s point — he must be chosen to play the prince or he will certainly be killed. But Sage’s rivals have their own agendas as well.

As Sage moves from a rundown orphanage to Conner’s sumptuous palace, layer upon layer of treachery and deceit unfold, until finally, a truth is revealed that, in the end, may very well prove more dangerous than all of the lies taken together.

An extraordinary adventure filled with danger and action, lies and deadly truths that will have readers clinging to the edge of their seats.

The False Prince is expected to be released on April 1st, 2012 by Scholastic Press.

What are you waiting on this Wednesday?


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18 comments

  1. I only discovered this a few days ago! This has me SOO intrigued. I'm in a fantasty reading mood at the moment, so this came at the perfect time to torment me haha. It sounds amazing, can't wait!

    My WoW

  2. Oooo this book sounds like it's going to be full of twists and secrets and I always enjoy a book like that. I haven't heard of this book before, thanks for sharing it Hafsah!

  3. I saw the words “kingdom” and “war” and immediately thought, YES PLEASE! :) Because I love books set in worlds like that, and this one sounds like it's going to be such an amazing book!

    Awesome pick for your WOW, Hasfah! Thank you so much for stopping by & for putting this book on my radar — I haven't heard of it before, but now I'm waiting on it like you! :)

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