Garth Nix

Newt’s Emerald

On her eighteenth birthday, Lady Truthful, nicknamed “Newt,” will inherit her family’s treasure: the Newington Emerald. A dazzling heart-shaped gem, the Emerald also bestows its wearer with magical po...

9 Amazing

Newt’s Emerald

Newt's Emerald is a departure from Nix's previous novels. Instead of a dark fantasy, it's a light regency romance. If you're looking for a little bit of fun fluff, then this book is for you.

9 Amazing

Clariel Spoilers

Chelsey and Alexandra go into details on the long awaited Abhorsen prequel: Clariel, the book they waited ten years for. Was it worth it?

7.2 Good

Clariel

We waited years for Clariel to come out. Years. So many years we forgot that we were waiting. Getting our hands on a copy of this book felt impossibly good.

The Abhorsen Series

The Old Kingdom, or Abhorsen in North America, is a fantasy fiction series written by Australian author Garth Nix. It originated in 1995 with the novel Sabriel and has continued in the novels Lirael a...

7.2 Good

Clariel

Sixteen-year-old Clariel is not adjusting well to her new life in the city of Belisaere, the capital of the Old Kingdom. She misses roaming freely within the forests of Estwael, and she feels trapped ...

7.2 Good

Clariel Review

After many, many years Clariel has finally be released. Billed as an Abhorsen’s descent to the dark side, there has been so much expectation built up about this novel, so the big question is does it m...

7.2 Good

3 – Oh the Horror(ible Adaptations)

The Death of the Author Reviews Show is back! Discussion ranges from Halloween Costumes to Horrible Book Adaptations.

Top 5 Wednesday: Authors We Want to Meet

Everyone has that list of people that they would really love to meet. They could be movie stars, actors, scholars and authors. This week on Top Five Wednesday, Chelsey and I decided to come up with a ...

Garth Nix Reads Excerpt from Upcoming Abhorsen #4

WHY WAS I NOT INFORMED OF THIS? The Abhorsen Trilogy was one of my favourite fantasy series when I was in high school. I knew that Garth Nix was writing a fourth book following Chlorr of the Mask, but...

11 Day Book Challenge: Day Eleven: Five Authors

DAY ELEVEN IS FINALLY HERE! Wooooo! I made it! Today’s topic is five authors I recommend. I feel like I’ve been repeating myself constantly through these blog posts. But it is the last day...

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