The Waking Land (The Waking Land, #1)

The Waking Land (The Waking Land, #1) Lady Elanna Valtai Is Fiercely Devoted To The King Who Raised Her Like A Daughter But When He Dies Under Mysterious Circumstances, Elanna Is Accused Of His Murder And Must Flee For Her Life Returning To The Homeland Of Magical Legends She Has Forsaken, Elanna Is Forced To Reckon With Her Despised, Estranged Father, Branded A Traitor Long Ago Feeling A Strange, Deep Connection To The Natural World, She Also Must Face The Truth About The Forces She Has Always Denied Or Disdained As Superstition Powers That Suddenly Stir Within Her But An All Too Human Threat Is Drawing Near, Determined To Exact Vengeance Now Elanna Has No Choice But To Lead A Rebellion Against The Kingdom To Which She Once Gave Her Allegiance Trapped Between Divided Loyalties, She Must Summon The Courage To Confront A Destiny That Could Tear Her Apart.

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  • Hardcover
  • 400 pages
  • The Waking Land (The Waking Land, #1)
  • Callie Bates
  • English
  • 13 August 2018
  • 0425284026

10 thoughts on “The Waking Land (The Waking Land, #1)

  1. says:

    Full review update Unfortunately this one really didn t hit it for me I was so excited going in, and to be honest, I really liked the first few chapters The synopsis sold me right off the bat I WANTED TO LIKE IT SO BAD.Then things got frustrating VERY frustrating.First of all, there are SO many characters and different kingdoms empires to keep track of I think by about the 30% point, I figured out the general idea, but my gosh, it was a headache until then There s this crown prince, that Full review update Unfortunately this one really didn t hit it for me I was so excited going in, and to be honest, I really liked the first few chapters The synopsis sold me right off the bat I WANTED TO LIKE IT SO BAD.Then things got frustrating VERY frus...

  2. says:

    My resolve to avoid spoilers almost falters in the face of a book well worth talking about Let s see What can I say Buy this book when it comes out Read it, but write your name big in the front, because when you loan it out, it may not come back.Also, I think this is the first time I ve read a fantasy book that looks at Stockholm syndrome so well Yes, GRRM does it in A Song of Ice and Fire with Theon Greyjoy But I think that how Bates looks at it through her protagonist and the protagonist My resolve to avoid spoilers almost falters in the face of a book well worth talking about Let s see What can I say Buy this book when it comes out Read it, but write your name big in the front, because when you loan it out, it may not come back.Also, I ...

  3. says:

    I decided to read this book during finals period You know the book is no good when you find yourself preferring to study instead of reading it I don t have much to say about The Waking Land It had potential, lots of it A girl with magical powers that can wake the land, returning to her homeland to lead a rebellion As much as cliche this sounds, I actually enjoy these stuff However, I ended up bored most of the time because this book dragged a lot Now I know this a debut ...

  4. says:

    At five years old, Elanna Valtai is seized from her family at gunpoint and kidnapped by a powerful king who raises her as his own, in his palace, under one condition her father is never to come and reclaim her In her home land of Caeris, Elanna was loved and doted upon, warmly welcomed for her natural inclination to magic in the royal city of Laon, however, despite the king s growing affections for her, she is subjected to prejudices for her darker skin, her Caerisian blood, and her family na At five years old, Elanna Valtai is seized from her family at gunpoint and kidnapped by a powerful king who raises her as his own, in his palace, under one condition her father is never to come and reclaim her In her home land of Caeris, Elanna was loved and doted upon, warmly welcomed for her natural inclination to magic in the royal city of Laon, however, despite the king s growing affections for her, she is subjected to prejudices for her darker skin, her Caerisian blood, and her family name Worst of all, she must hide her magic at all costs, for the witch hunters would surely execute her if they found out her blood could wake...

  5. says:

    I have so many thoughts..I will put them in a video..gah

  6. says:

    4 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum Waking Land is a gorgeous new fantasy novel from debut author Callie Bates, and it was on my wishlist long before I had the opportunity to read it There are just certain types of stories, while not entirely groundbreaking or new to the genre, that are just irresistible to me, and this is one of them The book encompasses a lot of the elements I love, including a courageous heroine, an evocative magic system tied to th 4 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum Waking Land is a gorgeous new fantasy novel from debut author Callie Bates, and it was on m...

  7. says:

    The Waking Land by Callie Bates is a book I was allowed to read from NetGalley and I am so glad indeed This book is so rich in fantasy, world building, character depth, plot, and twists that I was totally enthralled in its wonders Elanna has earth magic,than anyone knows, in a time that magic is forbidden except in the far north where the land shifts and protects the people, the old ways, and the land itself Elanna is forced kidnapped from her family as a young child and is held by the The Waking Land by Callie Bates is a book I was allowed to read from NetGalley and I am so glad indeed This book is so rich in fantasy, world building, character depth, plot, and twists that I was totally enthralled in its wonders El...

  8. says:

    This book wasn t a complete disaster I thought the world was intriguing and although it started out quite confusing, with all the different lands, emperors, kings and pretend kings, I ve never been one to be put off by complicated fantasy and so happily started compiling a mental list of all the places and names The magic system based on the natural world was fairly original if a little too simplistic for my taste Unfortunately, that s all the good stuff I can think to say about The Waking La This book wasn t a complete disaster I thought the world was intriguing and although it started out quite confusing, with all the different ...

  9. says:

    An ambitious debut novel that I inhaled over two days, The Waking Land has a lot going for it a passionate heroine, complicated politics, lots of magic, and some colorful characters.It was also a rocky read in places, though I wonder how much of the confusing opening is due to the heroine being nineteen years old, which is not an age for emotional logic much less rational logic In that sense, Bates did a terrifically believable job, though view spoiler a teen having that much power has got An ambitious debut novel that I inhaled over two days, The Waking Land has a lot going for it a passionate heroine, complicated politics, lots of magic, and some colorful characters.It was also a rocky read in places, though I wonder how much of the confusing opening is due to the heroine being nineteen years old, which is not an age for emotional logic much less rational logic In that sense, Bates did a terrifically believable job, though view spoiler a teen having that much power has got to worry a lot of people, one would think, especially a teen who tends to go off half cocked without considering repercussions hide spoiler.It is written in the currently hip first person present tense, which works during the action sequences, but tended to stand out awkwardly during the history lessons, and the many reflective scenes.Elana Valtai has been a hostage since she was five, and she was taken from her home with a pistol not a gun...

  10. says:

    DNFing 7% I ve been trying to read this book for a month or so, and I just really can t get into the way it s written.

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