Daughter of Light

Book title: Daughter of Light (Follower of the Word Book 1)

Author: Morgan L. Busse

Starting age: 14

Summary:

Banished from her village, Rowen Mar sets out to the White City in order to get a job that will offer her security… that is, if no one finds out her secret. But some things that are hidden should not be, and Rowen finds that the secret that has caused her so much pain is actually a gift.

But gifts can come with a price. When a friend of Rowen’s is severely injured, Rowen faces a life altering choice: watch him die, or reveal what she has striven to hide in order to save Daughter of Lighthim. Either choice will bring about consequences.

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Prophet

Book title: Prophet (Books of the Infinite Series, Book One)

Author: R. J. Larson

Summary:

Ela Roeh is a simple girl from Parne. Nothing special, no one spectacular. But when ash rains from the sky and a vision sweeps over her, her life is suddenly changed.

Ambassador Kien Lantec had no intent of being imprisoned when he went to confront the king of Istgard. But that’s what has happened, and his future is not looking any brighter. How can he possibly change the king’s mind and not get killed in the process?Prophet

Traveling with her crippled sister, Ela, following the Infinite’s instructions, makes her way to Istgard. But will she fail Continue reading “Prophet”

Eragon

Book title: Eragon (The Inheritance Cycle, Book One)

Author: Christopher Paolini

Summary:

Eragon is hunting when a blue stone of unmatched beauty appears. Mystified by its appearance, he takes it home to his uncle. But no one – not even the traders – know what this stone is, nor what it is made of.

And then it happens. The stone that was unbreakable cracks, revealing a dragon. As the Eragondays pass and the dragon grows, Eragon fears the attention it will draw. But is the attention of simple townspeople all he should fear? Continue reading “Eragon”

Son of Truth

Book title: Son of Truth (Followers of the Word, Book 2)

Author: Morgan Busse

Starting age: 14

Summary:

Assassin Caleb Tala has always done his cousin’s bidding without question, even when he is sent to survey the war. But nothing goes as Caleb planned. And then there was that woman with the glowing hand.

His sins bared and the darkest depths of Caleb are brought to light – all his sins, all his murders – everything. Shaken and disconcerted, Caleb finds himself in a place he’s never Son of Truthbeen before. What happened, and where is he?

All Nierne wanted was to escape to the White City with Father Reth in search of the last Eldaran.That was her goal. But things didn’t go as planned. Continue reading “Son of Truth”

Daystar: The Days are Numbered

Title: Daystar: The Days are Numbered

Author: Anne Hamilton

Summary:

Prince Ancelin Bedwyr Cai, better known as Ansey, keeps his ability of the Flair secret. After all, who cares if he can converse with animals? For Ansey, his one goal is to become a knight – but his father stands in his way.

Fern McDey prides herself with her ability of invisibility. In fact, she is so practiced at being invisible, that her own father seems to forget she’s alive. To Fern, no one knows she daystarexists, nor do they care.

Ansey’s life is turned upside down when his dream is crushed. But after a run in with a strange girl from another world, the White Three of the White Tree, two secretive children, and being victim of a kidnapping, Ansey’s life is set on a path he never imagined.

When she is tricked by her stepsister, Fern is drawn into a world on the brink of destruction.  Continue reading “Daystar: The Days are Numbered”

Daughter of Light

Book title: Daughter of Light (Follower of the Word Book 1)

Author: Morgan L. Busse

Starting age: 14

Summary:

Banished from her village, Rowen Mar sets out to the White City in order to get a job that will offer her security… that is, if no one finds out her secret. But some things that are hidden should not be, and Rowen finds that the secret that has caused her so much pain is actually a gift.

But gifts can come with a price. When a friend of Rowen’s is severely injured, Rowen faces a life altering choice: watch him die, or reveal what she has striven to hide in order to save Daughter of Lighthim. Either choice will bring about consequences.

With evil rising up all around her, and an invasion that could mean the end of her new life, Continue reading “Daughter of Light”

The Door Within

Book title: The Door Within (The Door Within Trilogy #1)

Author: Wayne Thomas Batson

Starting age: 13

Summary:

Aidan Thomas is disgusted with how his life is going. He’s had to move across away from his best (and only) friend, he knows no one in town, and he’s saddled with his wheelchair-bound grandfather. And the nightmares he’s having aren’t adding anything pleasant to the situation either.The Door Within

But when scrolls suddenly appear, Aidan can’t help but read them. Scoffed by his parents, he keeps quiet, but the scrolls are ever present in his mind.

Aidan takes a step of faith and enters into a world he never knew existed – a world on the brink of war. Continue reading “The Door Within”