Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Anabar's Run (Anabar, #1)” as Want to Read:
Anabar's Run (Anabar, #1)
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Anabar's Run (Anabar #1)

3.71 of 5 stars 3.71  ·  rating details  ·  7 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Now professionally edited for 2012. Book #1 of the Anabar series, a parable of the incessant Middle East conflict. Sixteen-year-old Anabar has less than twelve hours to get to the capital city. This is the final test in his training to become a member of the Scouts, a band of ruthless swordsmen sworn to defend their nation. If he doesn't make it, he will have to return to ...more
Kindle Edition, 157 pages
Published March 18th 2011
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Anabar's Run, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Anabar's Run

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingHoles by Louis SacharEnder's Game by Orson Scott CardThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsThe Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
Best Books for Teen Boys
455th out of 1,069 books — 1,296 voters
The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienThe Name of the Wind by Patrick RothfussThe Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienMagician by Raymond E. FeistLegend by David Gemmell
Best Heroic Fantasy
380th out of 505 books — 758 voters

More lists with this book...

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 49)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Erik This Kid Reviews Books
16-year old Anabar wanted to leave the valley he lived in and see the world. When he climbs a mountain, he tumbles down and gets captured by two bandits that want a valuable stone Anabar is carrying. He manages to escape and runs back to his valley. Anabar starts asking questions about who his parents were (he is an orphan), how they died and how his neighbors came into the valley. A few days later, a stranger came into the valley. His name was Omalof, and he asked Anabar if he wanted to go with ...more
Michelle Isenhoff
This marks the first time I've actually solicited an author for a book to review on my blog. The title intrigued me. I just love the name Anabar. But I have to admit, it took me a little time to warm to the story.

Anabar's Run starts out slowly, with a wide, panoramic view of the valley and a lengthy description of its inhabitants. The prose is very straightforward, often repetitive, and not particularly artful. It has the narrated, old-fashioned feel a fairy tale, and I didn't really care for t
I wish that Goodreads would allow 1/2 stars. Anabar's Run has a good story line, but is in need of more revising and a few more details to take it from being stiff to a little more of a smooth read. I really like the story, but needs a little more work.

Review will be up soon at
Nicole MacDonald
A likeable main character. And that's about it. The formatting is appalling and most of the book read like a first revision. It's the first time I've ever read a book where the author points out, in brackets, when & where we first met a character. Needs a serious over haul.
Kali marked it as to-read
May 20, 2015
syendi marked it as to-read
Mar 20, 2015
Suzanna Slanderz
Suzanna Slanderz marked it as to-read
Dec 28, 2014
Beizal marked it as to-read
Oct 20, 2014
Dragonr marked it as to-read
Jul 05, 2014
Ashley marked it as to-read
Jun 22, 2014
Alison Burski
Alison Burski marked it as to-read
Jun 05, 2014
Renee Chevallier
Renee Chevallier marked it as to-read
Jun 03, 2014
Rachel marked it as to-read
Mar 12, 2014
Thomas marked it as to-read
Mar 26, 2013
Rozzie marked it as to-read
Mar 13, 2013
Georgina marked it as to-read
Mar 08, 2013
Jelios Ataliakrouso
Jelios Ataliakrouso marked it as to-read
Feb 06, 2013
Chelsea True
Chelsea True marked it as to-read
Jan 17, 2013
Veronica marked it as to-read
Jan 05, 2013
Delaney marked it as to-read
Dec 04, 2012
Rosebudmelissa marked it as to-read
Aug 15, 2012
Kristen marked it as to-read
Aug 08, 2012
Jessica marked it as to-read
Jun 20, 2012
Amy Soler
Amy Soler marked it as to-read
May 27, 2012
Reader Of Everything
Reader Of Everything marked it as to-read
May 08, 2012
« previous 1 next »
topics  posts  views  last activity   
UK Amazon Kindle ...: Will Granger 9 17 Jan 24, 2012 09:47AM  
Will Granger was born near Pittsburgh, PA and grew up in New Jersey and Geneva, Switzerland. He spent 20 years in the U.S. Air Force, where he was able to travel around the world. Scenes from his travels appear throughout his books. He also attended James Madison University and earned his MA in Language Arts Education from the University of Central Florida.

Will's Anabar's Run is the first book in
More about Will Granger...

Other Books in the Series

Anabar (2 books)
  • Anabar Rises (Anabar, #2)
Anabar Rises (Anabar, #2) Gladitorium Immortuos Vampire Truths The Deadly Path Best Teacher

Share This Book

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »