Tag: trudi canavan

Top 5 Fantasy Series I Want to Reread

There are so many fantasy books and series that I have never read and want to get around to, but despite that taking up a lot of my reading time there are also books and series that I want to read again. Why? Well, the main reason is because I’ve forgotten what happened in the

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Why You Should Read ‘The Age of Five’ Trilogy by Trudi Canavan

I never see much online about Trudi Canavan or her books, and that’s a shame. It also doesn’t make any sense to me when they are so good! The most popular series, I believe, is The Black Magician Trilogy and the associated prequel. (The sequel trilogy is also good – EVERYTHING SHE WRITES IS GOOD!)

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My Top 5 Fantasy Books – 2018

5. The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis I grew up reading Lewis’ Narnia series. They carved a path straight through my mind that drove me into new world through the fantasy genre. There is only one book from my childhood that had more of an impact, and it’s next on the list…      

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The Ambassador’s Mission by Trudi Canavan: Book Review

My Review SPOILER FREE It can happen so often that a writer returns with a sequel book or series to a previously complete fantasy story and then completely ruin it. Even bringing back a few familiar faces can’t fix it. The Ambassador’s Mission didn’t need to fix anything. Even if she didn’t, it feels like

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The Magician’s Apprentice by Trudi Canavan: Book Review

My Review My Rating: 5/5 SPOILER FREE The Magician’s Apprentice is essentially an explanation for how the world came to be in The Black Magician trilogy. Trudi Canavan has created an epic fantasy world with a rich history and vibrant characters. The magic system might not be particularly complex, like something we might see from

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The High Lord by Trudi Canavan: Book Review

My Review SPOILER FREE A lot happens in The High Lord, the final entry to Trudi Canavan‘s The Black Magician trilogy. I will try not to reveal any spoilers in this review! Sonea finally comes to the end of her character arc Her previous flaws of distrust, lack of knowledge, and lack of respect are

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The Novice by Trudi Canavan: Book Review

My Review My Rating 5/5 SPOILER FREE The Novice by Trudi Canavan is the definition of a wizard-school book! It was so much fun to watch as Sonea learnt to control and hone her magical abilities. After The Magician’s Guild, there is a huge amount of character growth. Her story is difficult to read at

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The Magician’s Guild by Trudi Canavan: Book Review

My Review My Rating: 4/5 SPOILER FREE It isn’t until the second third of The Magician’s Guild that things get really good. Trudi Canavan has a fantastic, accessible writing style in this fantasy book that thrives on mystery. As soon as Sonea begins to become more wrapped up in what’s going on and stumble across

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Voice of the Gods by Trudi Canavan: Book Review

My Review My Rating: 5/5 SPOILER FREE It’s difficult to review the final book in a trilogy without giving away any spoilers, so I will do my best to summarize! Trudi Canavan ties up the loose ends of The Age of Five Trilogy in Voice of The Gods. All the secrets and mysteries that have

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Last of the Wilds by Trudi Canavan: Book Review

My Review My Rating: 5/5 SPOILER FREE The plot in Last of the Wilds, the second entry of The Age of Five Trilogy by Trudi Canavan is a lot slower than the first, but it’s rich in lore, history, magic, and character development. This is a book about discovery, rather than epic fantasy battles and

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Priestess of the White by Trudi Canavan: Book Review

In a land on the brink of peace—watched jealously by a ruthless cult from across the sea and beset by hidden enemies—five extraordinary humans must serve as sword and shield of the Gods. Auraya is one. My Review My Rating: 5/5 SPOILER FREE Priestess of the White by Trudi Canavan is where my love of

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