Tyger tyger a goblin wars book #1
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Barnesville Public Library||Y HAM (Text)||33500011305257||Main||Available||-|
|McIntosh Public Library||Y HAM (Text)||33500011305240||Main||Available||-|
- ISBN: 0547330081
- ISBN: 9780547330082
308 p. ; 22 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, 2010.
|Summary, etc.:||Soon after the mysterious and alluring Finn arrives at her family's home, sixteen-year-old Teagan Wylltson and her disabled brother are drawn into the battle Finn's family has fought since the thirteenth century, when Fionn MacCumhaill angered the goblin king.|
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- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2010 November #1
Hamilton uses the Celtic saga of Fionn Mac Cumhaill as a basis for this promising new series about goblins and the Travelers who fight them. Chicagoan Teagan has always been too invested in scienceâparticularly animal behaviorâto believe in her mother's Irish superstitions. When Finn is sent to live with them, he brings a dangerously seductive sense of wildness into Teagan's life. Finn claims to be destined to fight goblinkind, but before Teagan can fully accept his story, goblins attack and force them into Mag Mell, the kingdom of the evil Fear Doirich. Hamilton's convincingly idiosyncratic characters are the heart of the book, though a focus on dialogue occasionally distances readers from an emotional connection. The setting, too, is barely there, despite seeming important to the story. The romance is more successful, starting off heated but cooling quickly into a mild, but tension-filled, relationship. The hints of a tragic fate will keep romance fans reading, while the promise of more magical thrills involving Irish folklore will draw in others. Copyright 2010 Booklist Reviews.
Kersten Hamilton is the author of several picture books and many middle grade novels. When she's not writing, she hunts dinosaurs in the deserts and badlands outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she lives. This is her first novel for young adults. For more about Kersten, please visit www.kerstenhamilton.com.