The Princess Academy Series: Book #1
By Shannon Hale
Narrated by Laura Credidio & a full cast / 7 hours 27 minutes
Miri lives on a mountainwhere, for generations, her ancestors have quarried stone and lived a simplelife. Then word comes that the king’s priests have divined her small villagethe home of the future princess. In a year’s time, the prince himself will comeand choose his bride from among the girls of the village. The king’s ministersset up an academy on the mountain, and every teenage girl must attend and learnhow to become a princess.
Miri soon finds herself confronted with a harsh academy mistress,bitter competition among the girls, and her own conflicting desires to bechosen and win the heart of her childhood best friend. But when bandits seekout the academy to kidnap the future princess, Miri must rally the girlstogether and use a power unique to the mountain dwellers to save herself andher classmates.