The Weaver Trilogy – Series Review

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The Story Peddler (Book 1) by Lindsay A. Franklin

Published: Febuary 22, 2019

Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy

Length: 349 pages

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About the book:

Selling stories is a deadly business

Tanwen doesn’t just tell stories—she weaves them into crystallized sculptures that sell for more than a few bits. But the only way to escape the control of her cruel mentor and claw her way from poverty is to set her sights on something grander: becoming Royal Storyteller to the king.

During her final story peddling tour, a tale of treason spills from her hands, threatening the king himself. Tanwen goes from peddler to prey as the king’s guard hunts her down . . . and they’re not known for their mercy. As Tanwen flees for her life, she unearths long-buried secrets and discovers she’s not the only outlaw in the empire. There’s a rebel group of weavers . . . and they’re after her too.

 

 

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The Story Raider (Book 2) by Lindsay A. Franklin

Published: July 23, 2019

Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy

Length: 384 pages

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About the book:

Deceiving an empire is a treacherous game.

Tanwen and the Corsyth weavers race to collect the strands of an ancient cure that might save Gryfelle. But Tanwen has a secret—Gryfelle isn’t the only one afflicted by the weaver’s curse.

As Queen Braith struggles to assert her rule, a new arrival throws her tenuous claim to the Tirian throne into question. Braith’s heart is turned upside down, and she’s not sure she can trust anyone—least of all herself.

The puppet master behind Gareth’s rise to power has designs on Tanwen and the story weavers and will stop at nothing to reclaim the throne. A plot to incite the angry peasants of Tir takes shape, and those dearest to Tanwen will be caught in the crossfire. As the fight for Tir consumes the realm, no one can remain innocent.

 

 

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The Story Hunter (Book 3) by Lindsay A. Franklin

Published: May 19, 2020

Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy

Length: 360 pages

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About the book:

Redeeming the past is a fatal quest.

In the wake of a deadly coup, the capital city of Urian has descended into chaos. Heartbreak and bloodshed await Tanwen and her friends as they discover the unlikeliest leader now rules Tir.

If they want to save the realm, Tannie and the Corsyth weavers must rescue Queen Braith and unmask the Master, ending the strife once and for all. But the success of their hunt depends upon an ally no one trusts.

The Master has a new target in sight-fragile, trauma-scarred Digwyn, whose unique weaving ability could turn the tide of any war. When the desire for vengeance proves too powerful for Digwyn to resist, Tanwen must face a terrifying truth: the fate of Tir rests in the hands of a volatile, shattered girl.

 

My review:

Wow! Just wow! This whole series just blew me away! I binge read the entire series in the span of 4 days! Once I got into the first book, I couldn’t put the books down. I really connected with Tannie and even with Diggy. I didn’t want the story to end! I think this will be one that I can see myself reading again!

 

My rating:  5-Stars-300x57

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