Today on the blog I am reviewing the three books in her YA fantasy trilogy SHADOWFELL. My review of the first book was published in The. With all genre series, but in the YA set in particular, it is so utterly rare to uncover one that truly builds as it goes. But Juliet Marillier’s Shadowfell. Its name is spoken only in whispers, if the people of Alban dare to speak it at all: Shadowfell. The training ground for rebels seeking to free their.

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I removed one star because sometimes it was repetitive, which was annoying. No need to seduce by giving words of compliment either.

To be frank, I can’t wait to learn more about this world. Neryn, her world, and her story only have room to grow, and left me with the promise to do so. Ashleigh commented on Jul Marilllier had a difficult time making sense of her when she was so desperate for hope, but unwilling to trust, or even to talk about things that seemed obvious to me.

But you, reader, would do well to judge him by his actions, for actions speak way louder than words. Now, off to Raven Flight! Her writing style is immediately engaging, no doubt in part due to being in first person, which is quite u I love, love, loved it!

Shadowfell is very clearly a young adult focused novel, rather than one of those line-blurring crossovers I so adore, but as such it was very strong. Feb 14, Kat Kennedy rated it liked it Shelves: Jan 28, Marillirr marked it as to-read Shelves: There is a vast array of canny gifts, from being able to see the future, to altering people’s minds, to just heightened senses and skills. Good reasons can lead to bad choices, and the contrary is also true.

If you are a fan of any or all of the following, you should love this book. SUCH is the level of his masculinity. The Silvered Tanya Huff 9.


Shadowfell by Juliet Marillier

It’s been really botherin me. Despite being of age with her Sevenwaters counterparts, Neryn shows clearly that this is indeed a YA novel in her youth and naivety. You can read this review and more on my blog, Ivy Book Bindings. There is a lot of time that Neryn is alone and travelling, but she’s faced with constant challenges that kept me well entertained.

Mar 13, Giota rated it really liked it Shelves: PLease write quickly, Ms. The primary thing that Neryn does in this story is walk…all the way…to her destination. Instant attraction gets old. Sixteen-year-old Neryn is alone in the land of Alban, where the oppressive king has ordered anyone with magical strengths captured and brought before him.

Shadowfell by Juliet Marillier | : Books

Alban is plagued by an evil King who keeps his subjects living in such fear that they will easily turn on their neighbor or friend to protect themselves. And, sometimes those are the best of timesI get the chance to come across a book introducing me to a male character like Flint. After her father parts with her over three silver, this book becomes an adventure story of Nerya trying to get to Shadowfell.

I cannot recommend this book highly enough. On a normal day, I’m the kind of reader who shamelessly drools over sexy Alpha type of men with cocky attitudes, who like to make a habit of falling in desire for their women at the very first glance.

The book was a bit long which isn’t unusualbut I had a hard time following it in several places. I loved this book, but she set the b AugustSecond time through, and I still loved Neryn. It’s essentially a historical fantasy setting in this case loosely based on a magical ancient Scotland with lush world-building and a strong either of magic, character or body and often quite young, female main character, and usually has a slow-forming but very sweet romance.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I’ve even PLAYED it a million times as an eight-year kid, complete with the butchered family and fairy folk who offer assistance in return for food. Once I established what the book was about, I found myself liking it quite a bit – though not as much as I like similar types of books.


Shadowfell Series by Juliet Marillier

At the start of the book, Neryn has just about lost everything and finds herself on her own and on the run. Neryn struggles to trust her only allies. As the story unfolds, however, it is evident that Flint, while remaining to be a tormented character, is also one with an immense amount of courage, strength, and heart. Jul 09, Pages Young Adult Buy. This was the first time she was really learning about what she was, and assistance was needed.

Oh my gosh, I am such Shadowfelk trash. And sahdowfell is desperate to find a way to help the rebels that doesn’t involve the mass slaughter of men. That probably sounds incredibly odd, but there’s been many times where I’ve read a book, loved the prose but just struggled to keep attentive and engrossed into the novel.

And, funnily enough, compared to other similar books of this genre, the book wasn’t even particularly action-packed or fast-moving, so it wasn’t that that had me flipping the pages. I love Juliet Marillier and I loved these books. Ansiosa por iniciar o segundo livro da trilogia. One of my favorite books of all time is a book by Marillier Wildwood Dancingand I’ve very much enjoyed several of her adult fantasy series as well.

Though primarily known and loved as a gifted fantasy writer for adults, this prolific and beloved Australian writer extends herself easily julieh the growing YA fantasy genre with the first in her new series about the oppressed magical land of Alban.

I’m defiently going have to re read Shadowfell, loved it the first time but I’m starting to forget some of the details: Year of the Unicorn Andre Norton 9.