Review: Rowan Wood Legends by Olivia Wildenstein

About the book:

SOME LEGENDS ARE BETTER LEFT UNTOLD

I wasn’t the sort of girl who believed in fairytales, let alone tales about faeries. But that changed the day Faeries came to my small town and Hunters rose from their graves.

On that fateful day, I received a book, a peculiar collection of myths and legends. Turns out it was so much more than stories. And just as I was on the verge of unlocking its secrets, it was stolen from me by someone I called a friend.

Now, I don’t know whom I can turn to, whom I can trust. All I know is that there are two sides, and I am straddling the great divide because I am both Faerie and Hunter. And although I swore I would never choose, I am slowly falling for one of those sides…

Cover of Olivia Wildenstein's Rowan Wood Legends

…And just check out that GORgeous cover!

Review by Katy Haye:

If you haven’t read Rose Petal Graves (first in the series), then go grab yourself a copy right now. It’s utterly glorious.

Rowan Wood Legends kept up the same high level of writing I’ve come to know and love about Olivia Wildenstein’s books. The mythology surrounding the faeries and the hunters is absolutely delicious. This instalment brought excellent developments in character, plot and the legends themselves.

I particularly loved the knife-edge split with characters appearing friends one minute and foe the next. I’m still not entirely sure who to trust, since I vacillated all the way through!

However, I am firmly on Catori’s side and want it to all work out for her (hmm, with one person in particular, perhaps – maybe I am taking sides where the heroes are concerned). Can’t wait to see if we get peace between the faeries and the hunters – or a huge battle!

Grab your copy now.

When not reading, Katy writes speculative YA fiction. Steampunk short The Replacement Princess is available right now for FREE.

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