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In the kingdom of Dragon's Launch, young Denrikk's aspirations of becoming a knight are dashed when he is instead apprenticed to the king's fool. Embarrassed and devastated that his new position will ruin all hopes of winning the hand of the girl he loves--the princess Alendria-- Denrikk reluctantly begins training under his new master, Fumbles, the ki
Paperback, 240 pages
Published September 2nd 2016 by Dragon Moon Press
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Melissa Smith
Nov 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I just want to start out by saying that I have always been a promoter of the importance of the royal jester. This book just solidifies that thought in my head. The Fool’s Apprentice is about Dennrik, a young man who is late to the Apprenticeship Ceremony and is assigned to the court jester, Fumbles. Through the course of this short novel, Dennrik learns that there is more to being a court jester than entertaining. The apprentice takes on the responsibility of protecting the king and being a dipl ...more
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The Fool’s Apprentice reminded me of Robin Hobb’s Farseer Trilogy and The Fool Trilogy. The books are vastly different, but they both feature a fool as one of the primary characters. I loved Robin Hobb’s series, which I first read as a young child, so I was eager to read another book featuring a rather unconventional main character – the king’s fool.

So Denrikk has aspirations of becoming a knight. Unfortunately those
Oct 18, 2016 rated it it was amazing
When I asked to have the review copy of this book for the blog tour, I was kind of sure that I would like it. But the story still exceeded my expectations. I love this book more than I can explain, so it's now one of my most favorite reads this year.

The actions, the unexpected twist, the characters everything in the book is amazing I can barely hold myself from reading where I left off. I could babble so much why I love the book, but that will probably bore you to death. So, I'll simply recommen
Oct 31, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone who loves ya fantasy
Shelves: fantasy, ya-fantasy
First, I would like to thank the author Kelly Hess for gifting me this book. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. The characters are well developed on thought out. The storyline is very good and keeps you guessing until the very end. I loved this story and look forward to reading more from Kelly Hess.
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