Julie Berry grew up in western New York, and now lives in eastern Massachusetts with her husband and four young sons. Her first novel, The Amaranth Enchantment (2009, Bloomsbury) was a Junior Library Guild Selection and an IndieBound Next Top Ten Pick; her second novel, Secondhand Charm, releases October 12, 2010 from Bloomsbury. She is […]
In Julie Berry's The Amaranth Enchantment, orphan Lucinda is dressed for the ball in Cinderella-like fashion by her fairy godmother Beryl. When Lucinda finally sees herself in the mirror, it is as if she is seeing someone other than herself. " like a princess."
But when Lucinda stands up from the dressing table, she trips […]