Peaceweaver by Rebecca Barnhouse: Woven from Medieval and Norse Legends
Posted on Mar 21 2012 at 12:57:28 PM in Books
Peaceweaver by Rebecca Barnhouse is the fantasy companion novel to The Coming of the Dragon but also works quite well as a stand-alone read. I’ve always loved Norse legends, which, along with the title, is what drew me to Peaceweaver. When I read the publisher’s brief description of this novel, and saw Beowolf and the Grendel mentioned, I was hooked immediately. Although this novel is written for a young teen and tween reader, I believe it will attract older and possibly younger readers as well.
Sixteen-year-old Hild is a peaceweaver who lives a fairly privileged life as the niece of King Ragnar of the Shylfings. She’s very excited because she is finally ready...Read the rest of my review at http://popcornreads.com/?p=3438