The Hunter's Moon
A fantasy "shimmering with magic, myth, and romance,"* now available in paperbackGwen travels to Ireland to visit her cousin Findabhair, expecting a summer of backpacking, late nights, and the usual road trip adventures. But when Findabhair is kidnapped by the King of Faerie, Gwen must race to... show more
A fantasy "shimmering with magic, myth, and romance,"* now available in paperbackGwen travels to Ireland to visit her cousin Findabhair, expecting a summer of backpacking, late nights, and the usual road trip adventures. But when Findabhair is kidnapped by the King of Faerie, Gwen must race to save her cousin before the rise of the Hunter's Moon, when the fairies need a human sacrifice. This first novel in The Chronicles of Faerie was praised for "Melling's taut plotting, with its unexpected turns, [that] moves the story quickly to a climax and leaves readers wanting more." (School Library Journal)* from Booklist (starred review) Praise for The Hunter's Moon *"A compelling blend of Irish mythology and geography." - School Library Journal (starred review) "...[This] sensation-loaded celebration of Ireland and Faerie will be a powerful draw for many readers." - The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
Publish date: May 1st 2006
Publisher: Amulet Books
Pages no: 305
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Urban Fantasy
Series: The Chronicles of Faerie (#1)
See my review at Great Imaginations!I love old-school faeries. The ones that treasure murder and riddles with the same level of adoration and intrigue. Ireland is famous for beer, beautiful landscapes, wonderful folk music, and “I kill you!” fae folk. I didn't foresee any issues loving this book....
I was trolling the stacks at the library, looking for a book to satisfy a mythology/folklore part of a challenge when this book called my name. I love faeries, werewolves, vampires, wizards, and all things urban fantasy. In addition, I have always had a burning curiosity about all things Irish. T...
I did not like this book. It had lame characters and a lame plot. The ending is strange, pointless, and confusing. It seemed like one of those horrible books written by a thirteen-year-old who knows nothing about writing a good story. I don't have much else to say about this book. Just don't read it...
3.5 StarsI'm not usually a fan of the fairy genre, but did enjoy this book.