Book Review and Giveaway: The Eye of the Crystal Ball. Ends November 4th
The Eye of the Crystal Ball by T.P.Boje
When Sara was newborn her parents left her at the doorstep at Mr. and Mrs. Schneider’s house. When Sara was ten she discovered she was telekinetic. She began to move stuff around when she got angry just by her will alone. When Sara was twelve her real parents came for her and took her with them to live like the Gypsy that she was – or Romani as they like to call themselves. They told her she was going to fulfill a prophesy. That it was once said that out of the Romani people the greatest sorceress who had ever lived would be born. When Sara was thirteen she had a baby brother and when she was fourteen he got very sick with a strange illness. To save her baby-brother Sara sets off on a quest to find his cure – well knowing that it will cost her dearly. Soon Sara finds herself going through the Singing Cave, crossing Wild Witches Valley, talking to a ten foot giant snail, rescuing the Beads of Souls from the Hell-hounds, escaping a spell in Vamila, the Forest of Vanity, visiting the king at the City of Lights before she finally reaches the Black Castle where she is told the Eye of the Crystal Ball can tell her how to cure her brother’s strange illness. But nothing is free in this world – and as Sara soon will know – everything has a price.
My Review: The Eye of the Crystal Ball is a young adult fantasy novel and if you like to read about Gypsies, witches, dragons, fortune tellers, werewolves, unicorns, and goblins then this is one to read.
As Sara journey off with her friend Manolo to find a cure for her baby brother she encounter obstacles and creatures along the way.
Despite a few grammatical errors and editing issues, this book is sure to satisfy your imagination with fantasy and adventure. The characters are all worth reading about, as they draw the reader into the novel that you couldn’t help but turn each page to read more for example, Abigail the ten-foot speed talking snail. This book will be great for young adults who love to read fantasy.
FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from the author in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.
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