Juvenile Fiction

Fantasy/ Romance

Available: May 17, 2016 | ISBN 9781631630422 | paperback | 352 pages | 5.5 in. x 8.25 in. | World (translation, audiobook, media rights) | $17.99 US (trade paperback), $8.99 US (e-book)
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by Jenniffer Wardell

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Princess Elena is determined to find a cure for the sleeping curse that will activate on her eighteenth birthday—preferably one that doesn’t involve waiting a hundred years for a prince to wake her up. But with the deadline a year away and no results, what’s a princess to do?

For most princesses, a sleeping curse means a few inconvenient weeks unconscious and a happily-ever-after with their true love. Elena’s curse, however, was designed without a cure, which means that she’s getting a century-long nap for her eighteenth birthday whether she wants it or not. After years of study she’s still no closer to finding a cure, even with the help of an undead godfather and an enchanted-mirror turned therapist. And with only a year until the deadline she’s learned to accept her fate.

Sadly, there’s one prince who doesn’t seem to have gotten the memo and who’s continually trying to activate the curse so he can be the one to wake her up again. Only slightly less annoying is Cam, her new bodyguard and former childhood acquaintance who disagrees with Elena at pretty much every turn. When the curse threatens to come early, however, they both realize that fate is a lot more complicated than they’d ever imagined.


2016 Paranormal Romance Guild Reviewer's Choice Awards: Paranormal Horror/Mystery/YA Novel - 3rd place

“There are some twists and turns...there was enough great story to keep me interested and I know the average teen who reads paranormal will like it.” —5-star review from Charlayne Elizabeth Denney of the Paranormal Romance Guild

“Dreamless is an entertaining, quirky twist on Sleeping Beauty fairy tale . . . Wardell does an excellent job of making a fairy tale seem plausible and realistic.” —Deseret News

“If you enjoy fairytale retellings and bucket loads of magic and sorcery, this book is a great place to start!” —Books4Tomorrow

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