The Resource The glittering court, Richelle Mead

The glittering court, Richelle Mead

Label
The glittering court
Title
The glittering court
Statement of responsibility
Richelle Mead
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"For a select group of girls, the Glittering Court offers a shot at a life they've only ever dreamed of, one of luxury, glamour, and leisure. To high-born Adelaide, whose wealthy family is forcing her into a loveless marriage, the Glittering Court represents something else-- the chance to chart her own destiny, and adventure in an unspoiled, prosperous new land across the sea. After a chance meeting with the dazzling Cedric Thorn, Adelaide poses as a servant to join the crop of impoverished girls he promises to transform into proper ladies. But her familiarity with upper class life comes with a price-- she must hide her identity from her new friends, mysterious refugee Mira and fiery former laundress Tamsin, and most importantly, from Cedric himself-- even though she's falling in love with him. Everything begins to crumble when Cedric discovers Adelaide's ruse, and she catches the eye of a powerful young governor, who wants her for a wife. She didn't leave the gilded cage of her old life behind just to become someone else's property. But nothing is as daunting-- or as wonderful-- as the potent, forbidden attraction simmering between Adelaide and Cedric. One that, if acted on, would make them both outcasts in a wild, dangerous, uncharted world, and possibly lead them to their deaths"--
Member of
Summary
In order to escape an arranged marriage, Adelaide, an Osfridian countess, poses as her servant to start a new life in Adoria, the New World
Tone
Assigning source
Publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10471573
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mead, Richelle
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.M478897
LC item number
Gli 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
750
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 11
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The Glittering Court
Series volume
[#1]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arranged marriage
  • Runaway women
  • Nobility
  • Family secrets
  • Interpersonal relations in adolescence
  • Young adult fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The glittering court, Richelle Mead
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn927378592
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
400 pages
Isbn
9781595148414
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)927378592
Label
The glittering court, Richelle Mead
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn927378592
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
400 pages
Isbn
9781595148414
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)927378592

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