By Gail Carson Levine – A retelling of Cinderella
Ella is a girl who was cursed at birth by a fairy with the gift of obedience, and as such, she must obey any order given to her. When Ella’s mother dies, she is forced to live with her father’s new wife and her horrible daughters, who order her around with gusto. Being resourceful by nature, Ella intends to reverse the curse, setting out on a journey to find the fairy, fall in love, and maybe live happily ever after.
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