Josephine Angelini

Book ReviewTrial by Fire

Reviewer's Rating: 
Don't you hate a fence sitter, and yet, this is where this book falls, not bad but not great.
Feiwel and Friends, 2014

This book starts off like a cannon. Things take place rapidly and leave you turning pages to see what crazy turn the adventure will take next. Once Lily settles in, the pace slows considerably and we've got time to adjust to the new world she finds herself in. The story never recaptures that exciting first race, but by then, we've developed interest in the romance between Rowan and Lilly to keep us wondering what will happen next. The parallel world that Lily finds herself in is a difficult one to...