Fairest, by Gail Carson Levine, is a fabulous fantasy story that takes place in the time period of Carson Levine's first book, Ella Enchanted. Aza, an Ayorthaian maiden is chosen to be the vain and evil Queen Ivi's lady-in-waiting. This fair mistress soon becomes involved in a web of lies which include a beauty potion and a magical but very scary mirror. Will Aza's mysteriously beautiful gift of song be used against her in this thrilling fairy tale? Fans of the very successful Ella Enchanted will adore Gail Carson Levine's most recent book.