Thursday, June 2, 2011

Book Review & Giveaway: The Co-walkers: Awakening by Hermine Steinberg


Hermine Steinberg's fascination with Celtic mythology and her background as a history teacher and parent served as motivation towards her book, "The Co-Walkers, Awakening". This is the first book in a trilogy which is intended for middle school students and brings a certain relatedness in our minds as the main characters go through trials in order to find themselves and their purpose in life. For that reason, I believe this book resounds deeply in our hearts and hey, who doesn't like a bit of adventure, fun and heroism, right?!




Synopsis: 
Life can’t get much worse for siblings Ashley, Brian, and Matthew. They were abandoned by their father, and their mother has recently died. Now they’ve been shipped off to live with a total stranger—and they’ve discovered that everything they’ve ever learned about the world is a lie! 


When they learn they are the legendary Co-Walkers—beings able to travel between the earthly and faery realms—the three realize their lives are about to take an extraordinary turn. The Faery world needs their help, and the children begin an epic quest that will traverse the spheres of fantasy and reality. They must battle evil faeries, risk their lives to claim magical talismans, and earn the respect of elves who have vowed to kill them. 
As the stakes rise higher, the children are caught in the midst of a dangerous conspiracy that could lead to the destruction of both their worlds. It’s now up to Ashley, Brian, and Matthew to uncover their unique abilities and restore what magic alone could not repair. Time is running out, and the three must work together to defeat the forces of evil!
The Co-Walkers will take you on a ride full of adventure, surprise, and enchantment!

Now, if you weren't entranced already, the synopsis should have done the trick. I know for me, it did. This book is 236 pages and I read it all in one sitting. It was a fairly easy read and you quickly become trapped and entwined into the magical enchantment that this adventure holds! Definitely a good read and I would recommend it for sure. I really can't wait for the next in the series to come out. 

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Buy ItThe Co-Walkers, Awakening ($15US) can be bought on Chapters IndigoAmazon.com, and Barnes and Noble. 


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