Of the Clouds: Fireflies & Faeries
What would you do to be free?
Shaman-in-training Quri only knows her master's hut…until the neighboring prince arrives, showing her what life could be. But her master has other plans for Quri, and she will stop at nothing to keep her young apprentice from leaving her, including locking her in an old tomb. Now, Quri must defy her master to learn the magic she nee...more
I've read quite a few retellings now, but can't seem to resist another, so it was easy for me to pick this one up when I had a chance! I loved reading this, and really enjoyed Quri's character, and really enjoyed this take on Rapunzel's story. Well written, this one easily held my attention from the start, and I excited to read more of this series! ...more
I enjoyed the story of a poor girl who was “sold” into being a servant and only learning the most rudimentary spells until her heart was captured by Sumaq and was imprisoned by her “mistress” as a result. But her tomb held knowledge she was never taught and she learned it herself and was able to break free of the chains she was encircl ...more
This novella is a YA fantasy retelling of Rapunzel. The story was told well and felt whole even though it was a novella (70 pages). I like the atmosphere of the story and I believe it may even incorporate some South American Lore.
I enjoyed how the character Quri just didn’t sit around and expect someone to just save her. She proved to be a stronger person than she thought she was. One thing that I really l ...more
I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.