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Guardian of the Pines

4.50  ·  Rating details ·  6 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Cor let this pine register in his senses. Magic flowed to his fingertip, and he touched a spark to the cambium.
It circled the tree. Lines of light traveled up and down the tree’s fluid system, reaching the branch tips and spreading through the needles to set them aglow. At his feet, the magic flowed into the tangle of roots.
A grin crept over his face at the soft blue-green
Kindle Edition, 314 pages
Expected publication: April 26th 2019
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All he wanted was a chance to prove himself, but was it the outside world he needed to prove himself to or was it himself?

Laurel Wanrow’s GUARDIAN OF THE PINES is the story of one teen’s secrets, insecurities and determination to follow his heart and his magic and he will do whatever it takes to achieve his dreams.

Cor is a bit of a trickster, street-smart, yet his talent for magic and his love of the ancient pines pulls him to the hidden island where the pines are dying, because he knows he can
Apr 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Guardian of the Pines takes place after Fern's adventures in The Witch of the Meadows. We get to see how things are going for Fern, Beri and the other characters, but the focus is on newcomer Cor and his desire to find his place in the world. Cor is desperate to land an internship, and he will do whatever it takes to do so. And his actions cause problems and pain for Fern and the others. It took me a long while get past his lies and willingness to hurt others to help himself, but by the end of t ...more
3.5 Stars!

This book was very interesting. Like nothing I’ve ever quite read before.
This book was interesting because fantasy isn’t normally my thing, and this book ended up being nae quite my cup of tea... normally, I’d let the author know within a few chapters, but the thing with this book ended up being that... the writing was absolutely freaking beautiful? The imagery, the world-building — nae quite like anything I’ve ever read before. I loved the attention to detail, and especially in the di
Margaret Osburn
Apr 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Apr 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
I thoroughly enjoyed reading Guardian of the Pines!
A great fantasy and magical book...
A great sequel to "The Witch of the Meadows" in the sequel it brings back all the characters from The Witch of the Meadows with a few new ones..
I really liked Cor...he wants to help save the Pines from extinction but no one will give him a chance...
So he tricks Fern and makes her pledge her help to him...
To learn more about Cor you will have to read the book
highly recommend
Susan Spackman
Apr 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Fantasy readers and those who love nature.
Fun to read and find out more about Fern’s magical world through a new character. I liked how the author expanded on Fern yet at the same time followed Cor’s journey to the magical island world. I was totally involved in the new magic Cor was learning. The growth of both Characters was exciting to see.
Noah Clark
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Apr 20, 2019
Laurel Wanrow loves misty mornings, the smell of freshly dug earth, petting long-haired guinea pigs and staring at the stars. She sees magic in nature and loves to photograph it.

Before kids, she studied and worked as a naturalist—someone who leads wildflower and other nature walks. During a stint of homeschooling, she turned her writing skills to fiction to share her love of the land, magical char