Search Results: "Cinda Williams Chima"


BOOK REVIEW

THE WIZARD HEIR by Cinda Williams Chima
Released: May 1, 2007

"This sequel improves on the original, leaving fans eager for the foreshadowed resolution. (Fantasy. YA)"
A fantasy trilogy of high-stakes magical politics gains depth with this second entry. Read full book review >

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FLAMECASTER by Cinda Williams Chima
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 19, 2016

"A welcome return for loyal fans and a splendid jumping-on point for new ones. Both will be panting for the next installment. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
Chima revisits the Seven Realms for the next generation of warfare, intrigue, romance, and magic. Read full book review >

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THE ENCHANTER HEIR by Cinda Williams Chima
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"A smoldering story soaked in tears, sweat and blood, constantly threatening to blaze into an inferno. Spellbinding. (Fantasy, 14 & up)"
Chima returns to her best-selling contemporary fantasy series with an entry that is almost entirely setup—but such delicious setup. Read full book review >

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THE GRAY WOLF THRONE by Cinda Williams Chima
FANTASY
Released: Aug. 30, 2011

"Indispensible for those already committed to the series; those who aren't should go back to the beginning and start. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
Secrets are revealed, oaths sworn, alliances forged and hearts broken in the third volume of this epic fantasy tetralogy. Read full book review >

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THE EXILED QUEEN by Cinda Williams Chima
FANTASY
Released: Sept. 28, 2010

"Riveting. (Fantasy. YA)"
Duty, love, expedience and revenge fuel the labyrinthine intrigues of this second entry in an epic fantasy series. Read full book review >

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THE WARRIOR HEIR by Cinda Williams Chima
Released: April 1, 2006

"A competent, unexceptionable addition to teen fantasy shelves; the sort of thing you'll like if you really like that sort of thing. (Fantasy. YA)"
Stop me if you've heard this one before: Ordinary youth unearths a mysterious artifact, discovers his secret heritage and becomes the pivotal figure in an epic battle between Good and Evil. Read full book review >

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SHADOWCASTER by Cinda Williams Chima
Released: April 4, 2017

"By no means a stand-alone but—like the entire saga—essential for any epic-fantasy collection and catnip for lovers of the genre. (Fantasy. 12-adult)"
The storyline shifts to the reluctant princess-heir of the Fells in this second chronicle of the next generation of wizards and warfare in the Seven Realms. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 23, 2012

"Simply brilliant. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
Torture and treasure, treason and trust, and the triumph of true love: All come to fruition in the stirring conclusion to this epic fantasy series. Read full book review >

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THE DEMON KING by Cinda Williams Chima
Released: Oct. 13, 2009

"Few readers will mind reaching the end with the protagonists still separated by hundreds of miles only to realize it was naught but prelude to the real action; instead, they will clamor for the sequel. (Fantasy. YA)"
Rich characterization and exquisite world building make up for a leisurely pace in the dense first volume of a new epic-fantasy trilogy. Read full book review >

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THE DRAGON HEIR by Cinda Williams Chima
Released: Aug. 12, 2008

"A superlative accomplishment. (Fantasy. YA)"
Centuries of wizardly scheming, slavery and slaughter reap apocalyptic fallout in this final volume of Chima's trilogy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MR. WILLIAMS by Karen Barbour
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"What a delightful way to show young readers 'how it was back then.' (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-10)"
Mr. J.W. Williams grew up in rural Louisiana during the Depression. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TENNESSEE WILLIAMS by John Lahr
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 22, 2014

"There is only one word for this biography: superb."
The tormented life of a celebrated American playwright. Read full book review >