I was given a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. Wascana Lake plays a pivotal role in the magical beginnings of the heroine's story, as do bathroom showers and kitchen sinks, but the action isn't ruined by the sometimes silly circumstances. Song of the Sword Paperback – May 2 2014 by Edward Willett (Author) 5.0 out of 5 stars 3 ratings. Can't wait till the next book! In some cases, the song expressly states what the sword can do, as is the case with Woundhealer : "Whose flesh the Sword of Mercy hurts has drawn no breath; Whose soul it heals has wandered in the night, It's quite a different take on Rapunzel. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Giving reality, some known stories of General(Admiral) Yi are documentarily stated. “The Song of the Sword” is the first book in Edward Willett’s Shards of Excalibur young adult fantasy series. Not a favorite genre of mine, the fantasy that is hidden in our world. The Song of the Sword and Other Verses is a popular book by William Ernest Henley. Rebecca is the author of The Queen’s Rising and its sequel, The Queen’s Resistance, as well as Sisters of Sword and Song. Roinette has been locked away on an island with a crumbling tower and neither Evrard or Roinette knew that they had a sister/brother (actually twins). He is a sixth-generation descendant of Cain (Genesis 4:18); his father was named Methushael , and he was responsible for the "Song of the Sword". However, it was a very good novella. Sword Subscriptions; ... Heart-Warming Songs & Hymns. This book, "Song of Sword," vividly describes General Yi's life with the story him risking his life for the country and the death of the hero during the war, 'Imjinwaeran,' against Japan. 1. by on November 10, 2020. William Ernest Henley. The humour is part of what makes the book enjoyable. I Song of the Sword was unique. The two set out on a quest to prevent Merlin, in human form known as Rex Major, from acquiring the first shard (the. THE SONG OF SWORDS. Some of the new songs were debuted at the 2009 Fun Fun Fun Fest in November, and were also played on "a short regional tour showcasing the new songs" in January. Since Rapunzel is another favorite of mine, I was looking forward to this story...and Hope Ann did not disappoint! Browse By Author. The world built in this book can go far and I expect the other books to go more in detail about some characters or pieces of plot. (Montreal Review of Books 2010-11-01) "A highly original take on the King Arthur Legend." I love fantasy, but there are two facets of fantasy that, done well, rise above all the others in my humble little opinion. Martin's autograph, was released in 2008, and sold out years ago. I liked this Rapunzel retelling better than the Beauty and the Beast retelling that came before it. The whole idea of there being an invisible realm made of song is fascinating, I think it's a way of visualizing spiritual forces. I personally feel shape shifters are dem. This looks interesting. I love a good twist that makes me say “Ooooh!” out loud. I would totally read a sequel with them in it. Ariane and Wally are great characters in a wild and fantastical world, with King Arthur, the Lady in the Lake and Camelot thrown in. This novel was used as the basis for the second half of … I really liked this one. There were some very minor plot twists, which I guessed. Would you consider it appropriate for a tween? The only thing I didn't like was the inclusion of a shape shifter as a watcher and protector. We get hints there might be more to the story portrayed by the Lady of the Lake. It was so good. Roinette has been locked away on an island with a crumbling tower and neither Evrard or Roinette knew that they had a sister/brother (actually twins). 0. So, too, is Song of the Sword, the impressive new YA novel from Regina writer Edward Willett … a taut, compelling narrative, well-drawn characters, and a keen sense of genuine peril and true wonder. Very enjoyable. (Saskatoon Star-Phoenix 2010-12-01) "Willett did an excellent job here… Ariane [has] quite a bit of personality and spunk… Wally is definitely my favorite character. Seeing things most people can’t comes with its disadvantages. I like it! Melissa Albert burst onto the YA scene (and catapulted into readers' hearts) with her 2018 debut The Hazel Wood. ;-) One little (LITTLE) thing that bugged me was it sometimes got confusing with all the realm-hopping. Together with a kid from her school, Ariane has been set on the quest to find the five shards of Excalibur. While there, he meets the stalwart knight, Sir Gawain, and Britain's greatest bard, Taliesin. Song of the Sword, first book in a new five-book YA fantasy series by my alter ego, Edward Willett, comes out next month from Coteau Books. Create an account Between the Fall and the Flood, dangerous figures lurk. The two main characters are relatable, and from the beginning, y. Email Address: Password: Remember Me. They two main characters were kind and quieter and they made me happy. The two set out on a quest to prevent Merlin, in human form known as Rex Major, from acquiring the first shard (the point) of the sword Excalibur. Animas (Book 3) Thanks for Sharing! There are shadowy chapters in Genesis, full of mysterious characters and events that give hints of a doomed primal world. I can not wait for book 2. For those who are reading this series...could you see it appealing to an 11 year old boy who is a strong reader? A fun read that kept me engaged with the two main characters and where their path would lead next. This book was both full of tropes and unique which is a very weird mix! Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published I Song of the Sword was unique. I love the idea of a series of interlocking stories, and I'm looking forward to seeing what she does in #3! The humour is part of what makes the book enjoyable. August 5th 2016 I though Ariane was a cool protagonist and Wally a wonderful best friend(so smol, so precious, too sweet). And enjoy! Who holds Coinspinner knows good odds. FTC DISCLOSURE: I received a complimentary copy of this book. The words were melodious, sparkling with colour and light. Nice! It was so good. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It’s a powerful, fun, engaging read, and it’s the first of … Maybe it is her suck-you-in writing style, maybe it's the depth of the characters, maybe it's the creativity of the setting--I don't know exactly. What do you suppose. Guess we need to find out in the next book(. Sword Song is the fourth historical novel in The Saxon Stories by Bernard Cornwell, published in 2007. Maybe it is her suck-you-in writing style, maybe it's the depth of the characters, maybe it's the creativity of the setting--I don't know exactly. Not so with this one. So much less cheesy than the real story. Buy a cheap copy of Song of the Sword book by C.R. In fact, I think this may be my favorite of the series so far, both because of the beautiful way she respun the tale and because the love in this story is a sibling love (as a sibling, I can't imagine what it would be like to one day find out that I'm not an only, Like the first book in this series, this novella is a standalone story inspired by a fairy tale--in this case, Rapunzel. In my mind, I could foresee a huge facility with hundreds of book titles, many CD's of music and messages, well-stocked and a big clearance area. They challenge the black magician, Klingsor, and face the many terrors of his castle. These are my honest thoughts and opinions. Read The Song of the Sword and Other Verses, free online version of the book by William Ernest Henley, on ReadCentral.com. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. “Sisters of Sword & Song” is a novel that will make your day. The characters ahhh they are awesome. I think that Hope Ann's Beauty and the Best retelling has to remind my favorite, though, so far. May 1st 2014 It was very odd but rather refreshing. However, I thought it was a good read. The best part though, to me, was the source of where the power of the character's song comes from. While there, he meets the stalwart knight, Sir Gawain, and Britain's greatest bard, Taliesin. I've preordered the next book! So, too, is Song of the Sword, the impressive new YA novel from Regina writer Edward Willett...a taut, compelling narrative, well-drawn characters, and a keen sense of genuine peril and true wonder. The hope and promise the story/book leaves you with is refreshing. KING ARTHUR IN SPACE (or future, present, or prehistoric! Hope's stories, however, are an exception. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers by Hope Ann. Book 4, 'Sword Song: The Battle for London', continues the story of Lord Uhtred, Saxon born, Dane raised, sworn man of King Alfred the great. Refresh and try again. I certainly did. I eagerly anticipated my visit to this bookstore, having purchased literally hundreds of items by mail and previously subscribed to their Sword of the Lord newspaper. Two plot twists (one I was pretty certain about and the other that shook me and was AWESOME). And I'll get onto Twist of the Blade as soon as I can to share whether the two major ripples at the end of Song of the Sword become typhoons, heaving against and between our young … A fairy tale with no one falling in love? But the Sword of Chance, to please the gods. To see what your friends thought of this book. In this installment, Uhtred fights to take London back from the invading Northemen, the Vikings. You really have to suspend belief to get into this story, especially as it's set in Regina, Saskatchewan. You really have to suspend belief to get into this story, especially as it's set in Regina, Saskatchewan. It kept my attention and I could see everything I was reading. The Song of the Sword. I know I've said this many times: I'm not a huge fantasy lover. A light fantasy read that delivers a twist. So when the two genres are combined, of course I want to read them. With the help of unique companions, Ayden searches for the Sword of… Instead of coming up with your own story idea, take a classic legend and twist it around for a more effective grab on people's attention. The two main characters are relatable, and from the beginning, you're rooting for them to win. I enjoyed the twist on the typical prince that had to find Rapunzel in this one! That aside, Willett has constructed an exciting plot that features a teenage orphan (Ariane) and her scrawny but smart sidekick (Wally). The Sword spent the rest of 2009 writing material for their third album, which took the form of "a concept album centered around an original science fiction narrative", and had more of a hard rock sound than the band's previous releases. Jed Cartwright and the Midnight Rustlers. I picked this book up for that very reason but it was a let down. This twist on Rapunzel...wow. Coteau just sent me the cover art for Twist of the Blade, Book 2 in The Shards of Excalibur. Song of the Sword is a unique twist on the old subjects of teenage rebellion and self-discovery." A modernized take on the Lady of the Lake and surrounding characters. Shelves: fairy-tales-rapunzel, christian, own-complete-series, book-2, purchased-book, 2017-ebooks-read, fellowship-of-fantasy-author "Song of the Sword" is a retelling of Rapunzel with the major twist being that Evrard and Roinette are brother and sister and there is no love interest for Roinette. It was annoying, but if it’s a good book I can deal with superficial things like that. SONG OF THE SWORD From the Shards of Excalibur series, Vol. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Wascana Lake plays a pivotal role in the magical beginnings of the heroine's story, as do bathroom showers and kitchen sinks, but the action isn't ruined by the sometimes silly circumstances. However, that may very well be because I read too fast and skip over things accidentally. Don't you just love it when an author starts by saying, "Remember that old story we all know and love? Books & Pamphlets . Items in your bag: 0 Subtotal: $0.00 : 2020 End of Year Clearance; Audio & Video; Best Sellers of 2020; Bibles & Study Accessories 1 by Edward Willett ‧ RELEASE DATE: May 1, 2014 A King Arthur–based fantasy set in modern-day Canada. The world built in this book can go far and I expect the other books to go more in detail about some characters or pieces of plot. Edward Willett is an award-winning author of science fiction, fantasy and non-fiction for both children and adults. This is the exclusive officially licensed Longclaw, Sword of Jon Snow, from "A Song of Ice and Fire." We get hints there might be more to the story portrayed by the Lady of the Lake. Slips from him like a snake. Melissa Albert Recommends YA Tales Where the Real World Gets Real Magical. Just sit back, turn the lights out, and put the ear buds in. However, the writing style was... underwhelming. They have a long road ahead of them (four more books of adventures), but they're off to a good start. 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