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  • Palace of Stone

  • Princess Academy, Book 2
  • By: Shannon Hale
  • Narrated by: Cynthia Bishop
  • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
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Coming down from the mountain to a new life in the city is a thrill to Miri. She and her princess academy friends have been brought to Asland to help the future princess Britta prepare for her wedding. There, Miri also has a chance to attend school - at the Queen's Castle. But as Miri befriends students who seem sophisticated and exciting she also learns that they have some frightening plans.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Reviewed as a comparison to Princess Academy,Book1

  • By N. M. on 03-23-13

Hale's Lyrical Magic Continues

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Reviewed: 03-05-13

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Shannon Hale writes lyrically of the lives of young men and women as they are deciding who to be in the world. Palace of Stone continues the tale begun in Princess Academy, allowing us to watch Miri as she acclimates to life in the city and the poltical forces present there. We watch as she learns whom to trust and how to work her way through situations with no clear right or wrong answers. This is a novel for adults of allages, not just young adults.