Fury of the Phoenix
The Gods have abandoned Ai Ling. Her mysterious power haunts her day and night, and she leaves home—with just the moon as her guide—overwhelmed by her memories and visions and an unbearable sense of dread. For Ai Ling knows that Chen Yong is vulnerable to corrupt enchantments from the... show more
The Gods have abandoned Ai Ling. Her mysterious power haunts her day and night, and she leaves home—with just the moon as her guide—overwhelmed by her memories and visions and an unbearable sense of dread. For Ai Ling knows that Chen Yong is vulnerable to corrupt enchantments from the under-world. How can she do nothing when she has the skill and power to fight at his side? A dream has told her where he is, the name of the ship he is traveling on, his destination. So she steals off and stows away on board.The ocean voyage brings with it brutal danger, haunting revelations, and new friendships, but also the premonition of a very real and terrifying threat. Zhong Ye—the powerful sorcerer whom Ai Ling believed she had vanquished in the Palace of Fragrant Dreams—is trapped in Hell, neither alive nor dead. Can he reach from beyond the grave to reunite with Silver Phoenix and destroy Chen Yong? And destroy whatever chance Ai Ling has at happiness, at love?In this sequel to the acclaimed novel Silver Phoenix, four lives are woven together and four destinies become one, now and forever.
Publish date: March 29th 2011
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Pages no: 362
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Young Adult Fantasy
, Asian Literature
Series: Kingdom of Xia (#2)
Such a great book. I just meant to finish the chapter I was reading but could not put it down because it was that good.
Original Review posted on Bookwyrming ThoughtsNote: Formatting is lost due to copy and paste.*Warning: May contain minor spoilers from the previous novel* Remember the evil sorcerer by the name of Zhong Ye from the previous novel, Silver Phoenix? In Fury of the Phoenix, the sequel to Silver Phoe...
Cindy Pon is way too good.After reading SILVER PHOENIX, I knew I had to read this one. The beginning of this book continues right after the first book's end. Well, not exactly right after, but close enough. And I love that. My sister, while reading this, was complaining about how different the cover...
This book explained why Silver Phoenix did not contain all the details that I so needed. This one was slower in its pace and plot and there were moments when the switch from the present to the past was jarring. However, I appreciated that Pon took the time to return to Zhong Ye and tell his story an...
I didn't think the balance would work between Ai Ling's journey and her dreams of Zhong He's past, and then it did. Fie on the cover art, however, which has almost nought to do with this story.