Saturday, April 1, 2017
I enjoyed this book and look forward to reading the second in this series, The Great Pursuit. Princess Aerity is not your normal princess and I do like her; however, I don't understand why she just didn't explain her feelings to her father and work with the winner of the hunt to get out of marrying him since it is obvious he likes someone else more. I also didn't understand why she didn't kill the evil woman who created the beast when she had the chance. I found the list of the royal families in front of the book helpful. Although this book has several kingdoms, it is not confusing as some others of this type are. If you like fantasy books with a touch of magic and lots of relationship development, I highly recommend this one. I found it to be entertaining as well as amusing and adventurous.
(Karen's review, 4 stars)
The Great Hunt by Wendy Higgins is a YA fantasy story I enjoyed. There is a beast in the land and it is causing rampage and loss of life. It must be stopped! The king decide that the man who kills the beast will get to marry the princess. I thought this novel was very good. It kept my interest for sure. I especially liked the relationship between the princess and one of the men trying to kill the beast. I thought the writing was really good too. I hope there is going to be a book 2. If that is so, I will be reading it too.
(Gerard's review 4/25/16, 5+ stars)
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