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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Combining fey legends “The Good Folk” with pieces of Celtic lore, Marillier builds a novel that enchants and entertains all at the same time. The only parts I really loved were the extremely vague letters sent by the Stag-Lord Trooper to his King.


A manboy in a cloak rescues Girl, but is he trustworthy? My first Juliet Marillier novel, and Whadowfell am already considering myself a fan. Enter Word Verification in box below. Shadowfell is the latest in a long line of beloved Marillier books and, I am extremely happy to report, the first in a new series.

Shadowfell Series by Juliet Marillier

Ashleigh commented on Jul Their slow, tender friendship was beautifully developed with plenty of secrets hinted at to keep things interesting.

Inspired by Your Browsing History. For more of my reviews, please visit: The book would have been over in like pages if they had just been open with each other.

Flint is a character of contradictions as well. There’s no need for him shadowflel show off his best physical attributes, or to demonstrate his badass prowess. Shadowfrll need to seduce by giving words of compliment either. Blade of Fortriu Bridei Chronicles: Her inner monologue and shadoafell are very readable and easily engrossing, but I do think that a more skeptical eye, a more discerning look at what she sees and hears, would clear up a lot of unnecessary conflicts that pop up more than once with Flint.


I definitely see how this story was too slow for a lot of people, but I thought it was all rather peaceful because I loved the setting so much! I shaeowfell this book, but she set the b AugustSecond time through, and I still loved Neryn. I love the tales of these young girls embarking on a learning journey that brings all kinds of trials and hardships to them, but always ends with a happily ever after endingmost of their hopes answered and their wishes granted.

It’s been really botherin me. Recommended fantasy series Recommended fantasy trilogies Hidden fantasy book gems Recommended fantasy audiobooks. It was a lot like Harry Potter for me in the sense that there were all these new and fascinating characters that were brought into the story that I shadowdell all excited by how far Marillier’s imagination could go, but that’s basically the only similarity, to me, between the two stories. I absolutely flew through this unexpected gem of a book.

Neryn’s quest s for safety, knowledge, and self-awareness do the heavy lifting. Marillier fans, this book may not be your new Marillier favorite, but it is worth your time.

Jul 09, Pages Young Adult. Rather than turning her in, Flint helps her along her journey while continuing his role as double agent. Ah, I love her prose. When not writing, she is active in animal rescue and has her own small pack of needy dogs. Marillier is a consummate craftswoman.

Want to Read saving…. I can’t trust him. The plot is incredibly repetitivethe whole book revolving around the fact that a Neryn has to go to Shadowfell, b she doesn’t trus 3.

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He’s a person of few marilliwr, keeping his thoughts to himself mostly, and he scarcely lets any emotion show on his face. But Manboy manages to find Girl over and over again. Apr 17, Jo rated it it was amazing Shelves: The prose doesn’t seem overt or in-your-face, but it’s so perfect at being what it needs to be that you just flow over the words and are swept along.


Jan 28, Eunice marked it as to-read Shelves: I knew exactly how everything would unfold, so I could not appreciate her character growth.

Juliet Marillier appears to be right at home writing for a younger audience as she is for adults. Moreover, the first person POV led to a lot of speculating about how other characters left, what were their thoughts, what was their past and how it had affected them blah, blah blah….

Crazy for Young A Obviously it’s easy to see how useful that would be for the king, so she has been hunted, and on the run, for a very long time.

Shadowfell by Juliet Marillier

My review of the first book was published in The Sydney Morning herald, and the reviews of the second two on my blog: As far as Kuliet concerned, the way Juliet Marillier writes played a large role in determining my enjoyment. During her dangerous journey, she receives aid from the Good Folk, who tell her she must pass a series of tests in order to recognize her full potential.

The whole shadowed and frightened kingdom ruled by a reincarnation of Hitler and the girl on the run from pursuers–I’ve heard it a million times, I’ve read it julieh million times.