The Islands of Chaldea
Diana Wynne Jones and Ursula Jones
2014 – KidLit – Fantasy
The Story: Aileen has just horribly failed her initiation to become a magicworker, one of the last Wise Women of the Chaldea Islands. 315 more words
Entertaining, with her usual quirkiness and strong matriarchal figures, but not my favorite of Diana Wynne Jones’s books.
The plot seemed more simplistic than her other stories, especially toward the end. 39 more words
A boy with nine lives walks through worlds, gets up to mischief and no good. Loses lives, makes friends and grows up a little. In doing so he becomes the Chrestomanci, guardian-enchanter-magician of the multiverse. 131 more words
Alright, so I read voraciously and I thought I’d recommend a few books for you guys. These are all childrens and YA books, except for classics, Terry Pratchett, and Robin McKinley, but that doesn’t make them any less good. 1,501 more words