arcDragonbird in the Fern by Laura – Right Writing...

Dragonbird in the Fern by Laura – Right Writing Words

-

title: The dragon bird in the fern
author: Lara Rokert
release date: May 4, 2021
rating: 3/5 stars

The dragon bird in the fern is a story about a girl who is pushed into a world she does not understand. Foreign language, foreign owner, foreign customs. Not to mention, every time she tried to read words on a page, they jumped and danced around.

Giara is trying. In Afrikaans I would call her “Cani-David”. Although she has failed several times in several things, she keeps trying. She keeps trying to learn a hard language, she keeps trying to understand a new country and its people, she keeps trying to find her sister’s killer.

Jiara and her husband do not even speak the same language, but they manage to communicate.

I have to admit that the concept of “walkers,” one of the antagonists in the book, is pretty scary. The idea that ghosts go so crazy for revenge that they kill their families with violent rage was intriguing, especially when the Earth promenade follows Jiara wherever she goes.

I definitely felt there was some chemistry between Jiara and Rappar, but it still felt somehow like love insta. The side characters do not feel particularly developed and although the villain’s character did not read consistently, he turned out to be a vicious antagonist.

Definitely a fun, fast-paced, bite-sized fantasy for anyone who wants to get out of a reading slump.

*Thanks to Netgalley and Flux Books who provided me with a free bow in exchange for an honest review!

that’s it!

Do not forget to check Smartreads!

Until we meet again!
Xx Alexia

Source

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest

Life Skills 101: All You Need, But Won’t Learn in School by Ivi Green Review

I received a free copy of this book in exchange for a fair and honest review. All opinions...

Book Review: As Thick as Thieves

Reviewed by Manik Chaturmutha A thrilling heist set in medieval England that captivates As Thick As Thieves has it all...

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day: May 17, 2022

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. ZandoToday's edition...

Must read

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you