Sunday, March 13, 2011

Next up...

The Children of the Lost (Agora Trilogy, Book 2)
David Whitley
357 p.
Roaring Book Press
Publication date: January 2011

I am reviewing this one somewhat reluctantly. I really do not like reading a book in the middle of a series I haven't read yet. It's like starting a movie in the middle. BUT, I am reviewing this for my committee, and I do not have The Midnight Charter (Book 1) in my library. Nada at the public library, either. I went ahead and ordered it for my library (the reviews of that one are really good!), and I am going to go ahead and give #2 a whirl. If I have to press "Pause" and get my hands on a copy of The Midnight Charter, I'll do that.

Here's what I get out of the book blurb: At the end of The Midnight Charter, Mark and Lilly are exiles lost in a scary forest. They have not yet figured out the prophecy of The Midnight Charter, but Lilly is convinced the prophecy involves herself and Mark. They ultimately come upon a village within the forest where people live in harmony. Lilly wants to stay there, but Mark longs to return to Agora to reunite with his father and get revenge on his enemies. But things are not as they seem, and Mark and Lilly soon discover that they can only trust each other.