The Floating Islands Free By Rachel Neumeier



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    It’s no secret how much I love a good well written high fantasy one replete with intricate societal customs political upheavel and of course magic So I was delighted when THE FLOATING ISLANDS was exactly what I wanted a captivating and gorgeously written fantasy worldI don’t think I have the words to describe why I loved Rachel Neumeier’s writing style so much It’s not “purple prose y” in that poet

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    The Floating Islands is a beautiful intriguing novel It swept me away with its magic This book is lyrical and delicious soaring with the many layered tangible winds and garnished with the flavors of magic all interwoven into a tale of war acceptance finding your destiny and friendshipTrei has just lost his home and his

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    The Floating Islands is one of those novels I wasn't uite sure how to rate I LOVED the setting and story but also found the characters' narrative voices dialogue and pacing didn't entirely work for me It's largely an uplifti

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    Opening Trei was fourteen the first time he saw the Floating Islands He had made the whole long voyage south from Rounn in a haze of loss and misery not really noticing the harbors in which the ship sometimes anchored or the sea between But her

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    Lots of pros and cons to this one I'm giving it four stars but don't see myself booktalking it It will appeal only to specific readers but it will appeal to them very muchOn the pro side Some wonderful creative world building and it's a fantasy world that's not based on Northern Europe It has a Middle Eastern or South Asian flair to it The way magic works is intriguing especially the way doors open for the mages where

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    When Trei’s parents die in a volcanic eruption in warlike Tolounn he goes to the Floating Islands which are powered by dragon magic and meets his cousin Araené who also wishes she was able to achieve her full potential but can’t because she’s a girl Together they make friends with each other and each embarks on a journey of discovery What a charming magical book beautifully written The magic system of the Float

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    I have a three pronged reaction to seeing The Floating Islands on my shelf 1 A sigh of contentment because just look at tha

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    I picked up The Floating Islands because I was taken in by the magical world on its cover It turned out to be very representative o

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When Trei loses his family in a tragic disaster he must search out distant relatives in a new land The Floating Islands are unlike anything Trei has ever seen stunning majestic and graced with kajurai men who soar the skies with wingsTrei is instantly sky mad and des. Ah here s a uality gem It s so underrated and outside of the known book blogging presence it s uite a shame really Many people should know about these lovely booksIt s gotFloating islands Obvious by the title but come on Isn t awesome Magic You guys know you love magicimage error Positive Church in a Negative World out distant relatives in a new land The Floating Islands are unlike anything Trei has ever seen stunning majestic and graced with kajurai men who soar the skies with wingsTrei is instantly sky mad and des. Ah here s a uality gem It s so underrated and Prince Philip Revealed outside Toad of Toad Hall of the known book blogging presence it s uite a shame really Many people should know about these lovely booksIt s gotFloating islands Obvious by the title but come Spelling Strategies & Secrets: The essential how to spell guide on Isn t awesome Magic You guys know you love magicimage error

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Ividual paths  But neither suspects that their lives will be deeply entwined and that the fate of the Floating Islands will lie in their hands Filled with rich language and told in alternating voices The Floating Islands is an all encompassing young adult fantasy re. When Trei s parents die in a volcanic eruption in warlike Tolounn he goes to the Floating Islands which are powered by dragon magic and meets his cousin Araen who also wishes she was able to achieve her full potential but can t because she s a girl Together they make friends with each other and each embarks on a journey of discovery What a charming magical book beautifully written The magic system of the Floating Islands was innovative just the sort of elemental soft intuitive magic system I like and a nice unhurried plot reveal In particular I loved the premise that the professors masters didn t have enough magic to sustain complex spells themselves and needed adjuvants supplemental magic suppliers It s a nice inversion of the traditional mentor student relationship I know that mentor stories are all too common but I would have liked of a bond between Araen and the masters eg character development This book went to the other end of the mentor student relationship the masters just seemed to appear whenever the plot reuired them Even though the worldbuilding was enjoyable and creative I would really have liked to see what Araen did with her cooking ability if she hadn t become a mage It felt like the mage subplot took over uite a bit I would also have enjoyed seeing her struggle a bit not just with her lack of prior knowledge but with the demands of juggling a social life in disguise eg having to be home by curfew and never having time to spend with her university friendsI did enjoy the sensory imagery associated with Araen s magic but didn t uite understand the purpose of the stones she was supposed to memorise and use There was a lot of discussion of the various stones and their purposes without much payoffI found the ability to open doors to places a little too convenient and the prince s negotiation at the end was a bit too patTrei s half of the story was utterly satisfying The beautiful descriptions of the Floating Islands and Toulonn in particular were masterfulOverall I thought both Trei s and Araene s arcs were well written and dovetailed nicely even if they and Ceirfei seemed a bit too precocious for their ages In particular grief was well expressed the characters mourning their losses always felt real The friendship between the younger characters was also done well A Pale Light in the Black of the Floating Islands will lie in their hands Filled with rich language and told in alternating voices The Floating Islands is an all encompassing young adult fantasy re. 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Perate to be a kajurai himself  The only one who fully understands his passion is Araene his newfound cousin  Prickly sarcastic and gifted Araene has a secret of her own a dream a girl cannot attainTrei and Araene uickly become conspirators as they pursue their ind. The Floating Islands is one of those novels I wasn t uite sure how to rate I LOVED the setting and story but also found the characters narrative voices dialogue and pacing didn t entirely work for me It s largely an uplifting hopeful story though there is grief and loss it s focused on moving forward about two cousins Trei a fourteen year old boy forced to leave his homeland to live with his mother s family in the Floating Islands and Araen a girl who sneaks out of the house dressed as a boy in order to attend lectures about cooking It s at once familiar and uniue and features magic air and fire dragons and food references do not read while hungry Though I had some reservations I m still very likely to read the eventual seuel since it did have so many strengths and parts that I thought were wonderfulFull Review on My Website