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Cast in Wisdom

(Chronicles of Elantra #15)

4.58  ·  Rating details ·  38 ratings  ·  14 reviews
SOMETHING IS WAKING

The fiefs that exist at the heart of the city of Elantra are home to sentient Towers that guard the world against the incursion of Shadow. But between the fiefs exists the gray world of the border zone. In it, geography changes between one passage across a border and the next. The rules of magic are different there—and yet somehow familiar to Kaylin
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Paperback, 544 pages
Expected publication: January 28th 2020 by Mira Books
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Miss OP
Jan 30, 2019 marked it as to-read
Just hit the end of book 14. Whoa :) Can't wait for the next one.

I hate EVERYONE who reads this book before me.
Beth
I received this ARC copy of Cast in Wisdom from HARLEQUIN – Trade Publishing (U.S. & Canada) - MIRA. This is my honest and voluntary review.
T.J. Fox
Jan 05, 2020 rated it really liked it
Overall: 4/5 Stars
World Building: 5/5 Stars
Series Continuity/Expectations: 3/5 Stars
Personal Opinion: 4/5 Stars

I am yet again struggling to review a book in this series that I love. I could almost copy and past my review from the last book as the issues I had with that one are still very much present in this one.

This is now the at least the third book in a row where you see little to no character growth from Kaylin. You see little to no page time from some of the original favorite characters
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Louisa
Nov 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Oh, wow, this book was so utterly fantastic! Loved dealing with the fiefs, and the border zones, so interesting, we learned a lot, and lots of changes occurred! Can't wait for the next book!
Hannah Osborn
Jan 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
"Were I you, I would abandon all hope of what passes for normal in your life and assume that everything will, as you colloquially put it, be on fire in the worst conceivable way possible."

Cast in Wisdom by Michelle Sagara

My thoughts:

Kaylin Neya, Chosen, healer of broken things, is once again caught up in an investigation that snowballs into an all out arcane brawl. If you are new this series or simply curious, I think you would enjoy this book but I highly recommend starting from the beginning
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Tessa Pulyer
Jan 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Favorite Character: Kaylin Neya
Even though Kaylin is the main character for the entire series, she shares the spotlight in this novel. Her personality still shows through, though, loud and clear. She has powers but doesn't know how they work or has even the most basic control of them - relying on instinct to use them in the right way at the right time. She is very relatable with her endearing quirks, as well as her mortality. I can't wait to learn more about her in other novels in the series.

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Jenn
Jan 15, 2020 rated it really liked it
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Bobbie Kirkland
Dec 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I received a free copy of CAST IN WISDOM (Book 15 of the Chronicles of Elantra) by Michelle Sagara in exchange for an honest review. It’s time for Kaylin to get back to work. There’s something weird (well, more weird than usual) going on in the gray border zones between the fiefs. Since the fiefs and their towers are all that stand between their world and an invasion by Shadow, the Hawk lord, the Archon, and the Emperor all agree that Kaylin must investigate to find out what exactly is causing ...more
Sonya
Jan 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I struggle with the books in the Chronicles of Elantra on occasion. For the most part, it is a matter of the slower pace of many of the books. One thing that remains consistent is the amazing and imaginative storyline, the world-building and the wonderful cast of characters. Book 15 did not disappoint. Just when things seem to get back to some semblance of normalcy, Kaylin is thrust into an investigation that develops into much more. I loved seeing Tiamaris and Tara back in the story especially ...more
Kathy Martin
Dec 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
When one of the fief lords lets a Barrani carrying Shadow cross into Elantra from his fief, the Hawklord assigns Kaylin and Severn to do a survey of the fiefs to make sure their borders aren't letting other Shadows through.

Bellusdeo, the only female dragon and a survivor of a world Shadow overwhelmed, is Kaylin's friend and decides to go along. As they are exploring the borderlands they discover an ancient sentient building which was once the Academie which was a major center of learning before
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CR
Dec 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This has been one of my favorite all time series and it just keeps getting better!! This one we learn new things and old things and the world just gets even more expanded. The characters are freaking amazing and the world is just so breathtaking. The stories that Sagara comes up with for these just keep drawing me in every second of the story and I just can not put them down.


Go Into This One Knowing: I need more!! Must Read!
Anna Fox
Dec 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoy this series. Ms. Sagara writes this series with lots of interesting characters. Great world building as well. My only problem is my memory is so bad, it takes me a while to remember what has gone on before. However, she always gets me wrapped up again in the stories.

Thank you to the author, the publisher and NetGalley. I'm hoping for many more in the series.
Amy
Sep 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
If you love complex world building and subtle characters along with a far reaching plot, this series is for you. Sagara's remarkable ability to world build continues in this most recent Elantra book.

I always believe I know the plot direction for her books, and she always provides a pleasant surprise. Cast in Wisdom shows us more about dragons - particularly the Arkon - and more about Ravelon. Oh, and Kaylin continues to grow and mature. If you are new to the series, I recommend starting at the
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Michelle is an author, bookseller, and lover of literature based in Toronto. She writes fantasy novels as both Michelle Sagara and Michelle West (and sometimes as Michelle Sagara West). You can find her books at fine booksellers.

She lives in Toronto with her long-suffering husband and her two children, and to her regret has no dogs.

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