Title: Just Ella
Author: Margaret Peterson Hadix
List of Characters and a Description of Each: Ella (an ordinary girl who falls in love with the prince), Mary (a maid in the castle who turns out to be Ella's good friend), and the prince (who is handsome, but has a vacant soul).
Plot: In this story Ella falls in love with the prince while she is at a ball. They are to be wed in just two months! Ella loves the prince, but she's so lonely in the castle. When she decides not to marry the prince they lock her in the dungeon until the wedding! Ella digs her way out of the dungeon with Mary's help one night and she escapes.
Did you enjoy this book? I enjoyed this book. I enjoyed it because it's a version of Cinderella and when I was little my favorite movie and book was Cinderella. I also liked it because it was very exciting and Ella talks to you like you're standing right next to her!