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From The CriticsThis comical yet touching fantasy adventure will keep the reader engaged. The main character, Gwen, is always obsessed with food, which provides comic relief. Findabhair, Gwen's cousin, acts as a foil for Gwen, adding further humor. The relationship between the two cousins is heartfelt, especially the lengths Gwen goes to in trying to save Findabhair. Against the backdrop of Irish folktales and culture the adventure is played out. The characters undergo a transformation as they fight against the evil forces of the isle. Every Hunter's Moon a sacrifice is required of the mortals by this evil force. The fairies must offer up this sacrifice, until the heroines come along. Female readers will appreciate the fact that this book has a heroine who is fully human yet strong and adventurous. Hopefully a new addition to this series will be soon forthcoming, as the author is quite talented in her descriptive skills. 2005, Amulet Books, 284 pp., Ages young adult.