The Newbery Honor book, Princess Academy by Shannon Hale, has dropped temporarily to $1.99 in ebook format. It may be a today only deal--I don't know, it was $4.61 when I saw it yesterday--so don't wait. The book is also the sequel to Hale's latest release, Princess Academy: Palace of Stone which is currently $9.99.
Book description for Princess Academy:
Miri lives on a mountain where, for generations, her ancestors have quarried stone and lived a simple life. Then word comes that the king's priests have divined her small village the home of the future princess. Sent to an academy to learn how to become a princess, Miri soon finds herself confronted with a harsh mistress, bitter competition among the girls, and even bandits intent on kidnapping the future princess.