This author of high fantasy writes with warmth and in a way that preteen and teens will find friendly. The descriptions in this book are beautifully written. They paint a vivid picture in the reader’s mind.
The story is that of a sixteen-year-old young woman by the name of Halith. She has grown up partially with her mother, then in a convent with a superior priestess that really cares for her and finally with her uncle, who wants to marry her to a fat merchant.
To the exasperation of her tutors, (more…)