S is for Sabriel
And is another example of yet another series that I‘ve been meaning to reread and finish for quite some time! Eep! At least I have finally crossed Frogkisser off my tbr 😂😬
Tackle the TBR 🤓📚 #boleybooks
So, I picked this one because every time I pick up any of the five in this series I picture Mogget as a black cat until he‘s described again. 😂 But no, he‘s a white cat. [NAME REDACTED] is the black cat.
BUT STILL! EVERY TIME! 🤣
#TeamSlaughter #Scarathlon @Clwojick 1 point (10 total)
Sabriel was great! It‘s there in the middle of my fall stack. Looking forward to the rest of the series. Initially did not even want to read, but glad I did!!
My friend recommended this book to me after I bugged him about the fact that I just can't seem to “get into“ Fantasy. He knows I'm more of a horror fan, and seeing as Sabriel's job is to banish the dead, this book seemed like a good way to ease me into the genre. Nix's writing also has a YA feel to it, so it was easy to get through. Overall I found myself falling for the characters, and I'm curious to see what this series has in store 4/5 😻
“A tale of dark secrets, deep love, and dangerous magic!”
I tried to read this book multiple times in middle/high school, but I couldn‘t do it. But this time around, Tim Curry‘s narration kept me going, and I enjoyed this story. Definitely planning to keep going in the series.
Book 1 of #24b4Monday finished.
Current time: 3h23m
If you are looking for a YA romance, do not read this book. If you are in the mood for a coming-of-age story where a girl who is straddles two worlds must unravel the mystery of her father‘s disappearance while discovering her own powers/history/future with a ragtag crew, read this great book.
Ok so this might be the 3rd time I‘ve used this for a prompt but It‘s So Damned Good. My favourite YA fantasy ever - next to no romance, frightening magic, the most sarcastic cat in any book ever & a huge library with forgotten rooms!
But specifically the role of the Abhorsen is to make sure the dead stay dead. When anybody reanimates them or summons demons, it‘s her job to send them back down the #highwaytohell
I just finished this gem! Sabriel is a fun, scary, and action-packed historical fantasy which is aimed at younger readers but I enjoyed it none-the-less. Sabriel is a great protagonist. She's a necromancer with dark and deadly abilities, but she's also tough and sensible and does the right thing even when it's harder than giving up. The middle sagged a little, but the last few chapters were absolutely gripping.
#literaryluck Unique Character Names :: Sabriel. Abhorsen. Touchstone. Kerrigor. Mogget. The Clayr. The Wallmakers. The bells Ranna, Mosrael, Kibeth, Dyrim, Belgaer, Saraneth, and Astarael. Thralk. The city of Ancelstierre.
Prompt 4: Written by Straight White Male #SFFTBRChallenge @DuckofDoom
This book started off really slow for me, and while it did pick up a bit, I only thought it was okay. I think I stuck it out mostly for the Tim Curry narration. I‘m not sure if I want to continue with the series.
Had a hankering to re-hash this series so I could check out the later books (I think I got to Abhorsen but I remember none of it!). Unfortunately, I am old enough that my original Nix audiobook was on cassettes! Was able to find a free download through my library and grab it before my commute. Libraries are great!
#agameoffavorites Prompt Day 3: I picked fantasy.
My favorite fantasy author is Sarah J. Maas. One of her favorite books is Sabriel by Garth Nix (goodreads and YouTube confirmed).
My favorite book by her is A Court of Mist and Fury. The second in the series. I traditional like the second of a series which is apparently quite odd. Anyway I love her strong female protagonists and mix of magic and action!
I‘m on my second cup of coffee and ready to switch from audio to paper, but I feel like starting with something light. Considering how much I‘ve had to rewind my audiobook because I kept zoning out, I think fast paced YA/middle grade fantasy is just the ticket to wake me up.
I haven‘t had much time to read the past few days...I‘ve made it 2-3 pages before I fall asleep, book in hand. 😴Work has been crazy hectic, especially since I‘m moving at a snail‘s pace while my back heals. 🐌 Curling up with #Oliver and reading in bed. I only have about 50 pages left (this book is freaking AMAZING, @SandyW ) until I finish my first #freakyfriday read. ☺️
Litsy is back up and running, and my chiropractic appointment made a HUGE difference in the way my back feels. I can actually walk like a normal person instead of doing a weird penguin shuffle, LOL. I messed up some muscles pretty badly, but all should back to normal in a couple weeks. 🎉☺️💜 I‘m back home and tucked in on the couch, ready to knock out the last 100ish pages of Sabriel.
On page 289 of Sabriel at the moment...seriously cruising right along! I haven‘t read any high fantasy books in a while, and I‘m loving this one. I‘m definitely going to continue this series at some point, and I think my husband might even be interested in reading this one! ☺️ #freakyfriday @SandyW