My Lady Jane

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New York Times Bestseller * Publishers Weekly Best Young Adult Book of 2016 * Bustle Best Young Adult Book of 2016 * YALSA 2017 Best Fiction for Young Adults

This comical, fantastical, romantical, New York Times bestselling, (not) entirely true story of Lady Jane Grey is “an uproarious historical fantasy that’s not to be missed” (Publishers Weekly, starred review).

In My Lady Jane, coauthors Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows have created a one-of-a-kind YA fantasy in the tradition of The Princess Bride, featuring a reluctant king, an even more reluctant queen, a noble steed, and only a passing resemblance to actual history—because sometimes history needs a little help.

At sixteen, Lady Jane Grey is about to be married off to a stranger and caught up in a conspiracy to rob her cousin, King Edward, of his throne. But those trifling problems aren’t for Jane to worry about. Jane gets to be Queen of England.

Like that could go wrong.

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display_description Edward is the King of England. He's also dying, which is inconvenient, as he's only sixteen and he'd rather be planning his first kiss than who will inherit his crown. Jane, Edward's cousin, is far more interested in books than romance. Unfortunately, Edward has arranged to marry her off to Gifford secure the line of succession. And Gifford is, well, a horse. That is, he an EĆ°ian (eth-y-un, for the uninitiated) who becomes a chestnut steed every morning, but wakes as a man at dusk, with a mouthful of hay. Very undignified. The plot thickens as the three are drawn into a dangerous conspiracy, and have to engage in some conspiring of their own. But can they pull off their plan before it's off with their heads?
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subject_facet Animals, Mythical -- Juvenile fiction, Conspiracies -- Fiction, Conspiracies -- Juvenile fiction, Courts and courtiers -- Fiction, Courts and courtiers -- Juvenile fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Friendship -- Juvenile fiction, Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Succession -- Fiction, Great Britain, -- setting, Imaginary creatures -- Fiction, Kings and rulers -- Fiction, Kings and rulers -- Juvenile fiction, Young adult fiction
title_display My Lady Jane
title_full My Lady Jane, My Lady Jane / Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows
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topic_facet Humor (Fiction), Romance, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature