The Huntress: Sea – Sarah Driver

Book 78 of 100

I bought this book because the cover was beautiful, and I mean beautiful! The picture doesn’t even do it justice.  The pages in the book are gorgeous too. Each page has some sort of drawing or design around the edges that pertains to what’s happening in the story. While this book is beautiful, I had a hard time getting into it.  I thought that it started slow and was a little bit confusing. It’s told in the first person, and the main character uses lots of slang that made it a little bit hard to follow.  Once I got the hang of it though, I really started to enjoy it. It’s pretty fast paced, and super original. Check this out if you like fantasy adventure stories!

Rating: 3.5 out of 5

Summary from Goodreads:

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In the sky, the fire spirits dance and ripple. Grandma says they showed our Tribe that I’d be a captain, before I was even born.

Ever since Ma died, Mouse has looked after her little brother, Sparrow, dreaming of her destiny as captain of the Huntress. But now Da’s missing, Sparrow is in danger, and a deathly cold is creeping across Trianukka . . .

Sea-churning, beast-chattering, dream-dancing, whale-riding, terrodyl-flying, world-saving adventure. The first book in a stunning new fantasy adventure trilogy, perfect for readers aged 9+ and fans of Philip Pullman, Piers Torday, Abi Elphinstone, Katherine Rundell and Frances Hardinge.

Up Next:

????? I’m reading several things right now, and I’m not super close to finishing any of them.

klb

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