Books by Sarah Prineas

MOONKIND by Sarah Prineas
Released: Dec. 31, 2013

"Still, in a genre overstuffed with grim dystopias and angst-y Chosen Ones, there's pleasure to be found in a quiet, gentle—if excessively well-meaning—adventure tale. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
The finale to a low-key middle-grade fantasy trilogy falters under the weight of earnest moralizing. Read full book review >
SUMMERKIN by Sarah Prineas
Released: April 23, 2013

"A disappointment; but the beauty of the Summerlands and the graceful prose that captures it still bring hope for further books in the series. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
A middle-grade fantasy sequel strives for lyricism but has to settle for earnestness. Read full book review >
WINTERLING by Sarah Prineas
Released: Jan. 3, 2012

"There's no flashy pyrotechnic wizardry to dazzle here, but the right readers will find refreshment in a tale as muted and miraculous as the return of spring. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
An atmospheric middle-grade fantasy ties the coming of age to the turning of the year. Read full book review >
THE MAGIC THIEF: FOUND by Sarah Prineas
FANTASY
Released: June 1, 2010

"The author brings the story to a strong close, too—but, good news, she has admitted in an interview to considering further sequels. (Fantasy. 11-13)"
The wild magical menace barely fended off in Magic Thief: Lost (2009) is headed for the town of Wellmet, and only the guttersnipe-turned–wizard's apprentice Connwaer and his gruff master, Nevery Flinglas, realize the danger. Read full book review >
THE MAGIC THIEF by Sarah Prineas
FANTASY
Released: May 1, 2009

Apprentice magician Conn battles a new magical threat while continuing to drive friend and foe alike mad with irritation in this headlong sequel. Read full book review >
THE MAGIC THIEF by Sarah Prineas
FANTASY
Released: June 1, 2008

"All in all a sturdy start, illustrated with Caparo's realistic portraits at the chapter heads and reminiscent of Angie Sage's Septimus Heap tales (Queste, 2008, etc.) in style and setting. (map; glossary, runes and biscuit recipe not seen) (Fantasy. 10-13)"
An uncommonly engaging young narrator kicks this debut fantasy ahead of the general run. Read full book review >