Zaria Fierce and the Secret of Gloomwood Forest

Zaria Fierce and the Secret of Gloomwood Forest


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ISBN-13: 9781942750017
Publisher: Keira Gillett
Publication date: 03/06/2015
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Keira Gillett is a technical publications librarian, book blogger, world traveler, artist, and now author. She graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Drawing and Painting. From an early age her mother instilled a love of the written word, as such she has always been an avid reader. She's excited to share her love of reading and Zaria Fierce with the world.

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Zaria Fierce and the Secret of Gloomwood Forest 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Boundlessbookreviews More than 1 year ago
Zaria, an avid fairy tale reader, finds herself in a fairy tale dilemma. After her friend is missing, she confronts the troll she believes took him and began an extraordinary adventure to win his freedom. It was very well written, adventurous, and intriguing. I liked listening to the story, and the narrator did a great job. I rate it 3.5 Boundless stars. I liked it.
This_Kid_Reviews_Books More than 1 year ago
Synopsis- Zaria Fierce was not fierce. Or so she thought, that is, until a river troll kidnaps her best friend. Then she, pitted together with his other friends (one of whom is actually a changeling (a creature swapped for a look-alike human)), goes on an adventure up the river, into a world mixed with the modern world and the ancient myths of Scandinavia. What I Thought- This was a really good book with a great setting and cool plot line. I really liked how it didn’t hide that Zaria was adopted and she knew it . I also liked how her adoptive parents were nice. You don’t see that often in books (as an adopted kid, I like it when adoption is portrayed well). The characters and mythology are realistic, and the mythology was well explained, too. I like how Zaria tries her best to make do in a world she knew nothing about. There are some instances of d*** throughout the second half of the book that some parents may have issues with for younger kids. This was a good book and I will be looking for book 2. *NOTE* I got a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review