Enchanter’s Child, Book One: Twilight
This is a funny and entertaining fantasy story filled with magic and adventure. Alex, age eleven, doesn’t know who her parents are. After the monarch banned enchanters her parents gave her to a woman, Miriam, when she was a baby. Since then Alex has lived with her foster family even though she doesn’t always feel like a part of their family. To make extra money she uses her enchanted cards to do secret readings about the future for people at the marketplace. Her foster sister, Zerra, reports her and Miriam, and Alex is now is the run, facing danger and in hiding as she tries to figure out who she really is. The story is exciting, funny and well written. The setting is an interesting and complex world with magical characters. The author creates a world where magic is against the law, though oracles and wizards are everywhere. The characters are strong, funny, interesting and make you root for them. This is a story that is mostly appropriate for eight to thirteen-year-olds, although the vocabulary and detailed descriptions might be a little challenging for younger kids. Everyone who likes fantasies and magical kingdom stories will enjoy this book.
|Page Count||368 pages|
|Publisher||Katherine Tegen Books|
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