We are starting March off the only way I know how with another book review this time I am lucky enough to be reviewing the debut novel from J.B. Lesel throws you headlong into a diverse world where the elements take physical form to shape the lives of all. This is a book that actually I ended up enjoying a lot more than I thought I would.
*Disclaimer I was gifted a copy of this book to read in exchange for an honest review*
I would just like to say a massive thank you to Sarah from Vulpine Press for giving me the opportunity to review this incredible book.
Side note! It is also its publication date so happy publication day to this wonderful book and to J.B. Lesel xoxo
Meleena never quite fitted in among her fellow aquatic Meruyans, always skipping school to hide out and marvel at the natural world around her. So when she wins a place on the coveted Council Apprenticeship team, no one is more surprised than her.
As she embarks on a tour of the nations, Meleena’s curiosity catches the attention of the Warix, a race born with the power to control wind. But she is unprepared for the secrets she uncovers as she explores this new land. The Warix are locked in a deadly civil war, and her own people are being oppressed and exploited with no way out.
Desperate to resolve this tangled conflict, Meleena sets out to locate an ancient weapon sought by both sides. Can she unite these warring peoples in time to save her own?
When I first picked up this book it reminded me a lot of my old housemate who used to have an obsession with Avatar and The Last Airbender so I could see this book being one she would really enjoy. However, I was not sure whether this book would be one for me but I can safely say how wrong was I. I fell in love with this book, within very few pages I was hooked into this new world that I needed to know more about. The world for me became more interesting as the story progressed as I felt like I was discovering the world along side the characters if the story.
There are many incredible aspects to this story that I do not think I was expecting however this made the story that little bit more enjoyable for me. The characters in this story all come from a wide range of different backgrounds and it was intriguing to see how this effected them in learning how the world works.
I am a huge fan of the fact this book almost had a bit of everything that would appeal to all different people. I think it will be incredibly interesting to see how the world and characters further develop in the rest of the series and I cannot wait to read more.
Does this sound like something you would like to read?