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Allison D. Reid

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Allison D. Reid was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. Her love for medieval fantasy was sparked by the Narnia Chronicles by C.S. Lewis, which fed both her imagination and her spiritual development. When at the age of thirteen her family moved to Germany, her passion for medieval history and legend only increased, and she found herself captivated by the ancient towns and castles of Europe.

Allison returned to the United States to study art and writing at Hampshire College in Amherst, MA. She earned her B.A. under the tutelage of the well-renowned and prolific writer Andrew Salkey, a student of her other great inspiration, and the father of fantasy, J. R. R. Tolkien. After graduating from Hampshire College, Allison moved to Connecticut. There she got
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Average rating: 4.22 · 74 ratings · 29 reviews · 8 distinct works
Journey to Aviad

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This series never fails to disappoint! The Fugitive Prince blends a timely, faith-based message with adventure and imagination. This is current YA Christian fiction at its best, and is enjoyable for readers of all ages.
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Fun, adventurous YA fantasy for all ages

This book is full of adventure, danger, and even a little spark of youthful romance. Once I started reading, it was really hard to put down. The main character, Ava, is a 13 year old girl with a big heart and l
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This series just keeps getting better, with its diverse cast of lovable characters and imaginative creatures. Lee Duigon does a beautiful job of blending Christianity and fantasy together into a truly unique read. I c
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“Go in wisdom until we dance once again among the stars.”
Allison D. Reid, Journey to Aviad

“sometimes it is when we feel the most helpless, and the most alone, that we are actually the closest to knowing our true nature.”
Allison D. Reid, Journey to Aviad

“I implore you, whoever you may be, to look around you. Open your eyes to every detail of the present as it lives, as it breathes. Do not be distracted by a fleeting wind and miss the coming of the dawn, for the events of today very soon become tomorrow's folklore.”
Allison D. Reid, Journey to Aviad

“Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore,
And that's what parents were created for.”
Ogden Nash

“One word, Ma'am," he said, coming back from the fire; limping, because of the pain. "One word. All you've been saying is quite right, I shouldn't wonder. I'm a chap who always liked to know the worst and then put the best face I can on it. So I won't deny any of what you said. But there's one more thing to be said, even so. Suppose we have only dreamed, or made up, all those things-trees and grass and sun and moon and stars and Aslan himself. Suppose we have. Then all I can say is that, in that case, the made-up things seem a good deal more important than the real ones. Suppose this black pit of a kingdom of yours is the only world. Well, it strikes me as a pretty poor one. And that's a funny thing, when you come to think of it. We're just babies making up a game, if you're right. But four babies playing a game can make a play-world which licks your real world hollow. That's why I'm going to stand by the play world. I'm on Aslan's side even if there isn't any Aslan to lead it. I'm going to live as like a Narnian as I can even if there isn't any Narnia. So, thanking you kindly for our supper, if these two gentlemen and the young lady are ready, we're leaving your court at once and setting out in the dark to spend our lives looking for Overland. Not that our lives will be very long, I should think; but that's a small loss if the world's as dull a place as you say.”
C.S. Lewis, The Silver Chair

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