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October 2014′s official book club book is:
Author: Garth Nix
Overview: Sent to a boarding school in Ancelstierre as a young child, Sabriel has had little experience with the random power of Free Magic or the Dead who refuse to stay dead in the Old Kingdom. But during her final semester, her father, the Abhorsen, goes missing, and Sabriel knows she must enter the Old Kingdom to find him. She soon finds companions in Mogget, a cat whose aloof manner barely conceals its malevolent spirit, and Touchstone, a young Charter Mage long imprisoned by magic, now free in body but still trapped by painful memories. As the three travel deep into the Old Kingdom, threats mount on all sides. And every step brings them closer to a battle that will pit them against the true forces of life and death—and bring Sabriel face-to-face with her own destiny.
With Sabriel, the first installment in the Abhorsen trilogy, Garth Nix exploded onto the fantasy scene as a rising star, in a novel that takes readers to a world where the line between the living and the dead isn’t always clear—and sometimes disappears altogether.
So what happens now?
If you missed the Escaped Reality Book Club launch post, click here for more details.
Otherwise, you are all invited to join in the fun!
We will be reading Sabriel throughout the rest of October and geeking out about it on our official Facebook page, followed by a meeting at Menchies Frozen Yogurt for those of you in the Southern Utah area.
This blog reaches a global audience, so we realize not everybody will be able to make it to the meetings. Because of that, if you read the book and want to be included in the discussions, I would love to host a Facebook conversation for anybody who shows interest (just send me a message through our Facebook group, or leave a comment).
Have fun! :)
I have heard great things about this series. It’s been on my to-read list for about 3 years!! If I can get through my reviews I will try and join you guys!!
Chanzie @ Mean Who You Are.
Same here!! It’s been taunting me on my shelves for at least 5 years maybe longer. I’m stoke it won! And I hope you can join us – our readalongs are te best. :)