Glimmerglass

Glimmerglass

Book - 2010 | 1st ed.
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Dana Hathaway, a Faeriewalker who can travel between Earth and the Faire world, finds herself at Avalon, the intersection of the two worlds, as she tries to find her father and isn't sure whom to trust when she discovers that someone in Avalon wants her dead.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780312575939
Branch Call Number: BLACK
Characteristics: 294 p. ; 21 cm.
Alternative Title: Glimmer glass

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Nymeria23
Aug 24, 2015

I loved it. It was full of fantasy, intrigue, adventure, crushes, action and danger, and betrayals. My attention was focused on the story, the pace was really good, it seemed almost like a quick read (which I like), and all of the characters were amazing. I'm seeing the depth behind all of them, loving them all, and I even love to hate some (one of) the characters. It's just an all-around, great fantasy read. I would recommend this series, and I think that really it should get more recognition than it does.

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sportsbookspce
Jun 25, 2013

An interesting idea for a book series. Dana isn't expecting anything big to happen when she leaves her home to find her father, she is very wrong. I appreciated how Dana was a pretty normal teenager and her reactions her realistic. Very good book.

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renheart115
Mar 18, 2012

i usually dont like fairy/faerie stories that much, because well...i dont know. it seems like its basically the same thing. but the main character (although not as admirable as strong main characters or as annoying as whiny, useless ones) is actually pretty likeable. she's completely average, but for some reason, she still has CHARACTER. And i like her voice. I like the other characters too (kimber, finn, etc...) and i think that's what made the book so enjoyable - the characters. and the fact that the faerie plot was more political than magical, yet also had the right amount of each that theres a perfect balance. it wasn't too cliched of a plot. im excited to read the next book, and im hoping and praying that dana ends up with keane (<3) even though im pretty sure she won't. :( sighh....

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Kurisutaru
Feb 03, 2012

Very nice book.

BookFaerie27 Nov 29, 2011

I loved this book!!! It wasn't your typical story on faeries. I thought it was interesting how humans could live amoung the fae, which is something I haven't read in any other book. I like Dana and how she's brave and funny and actually seems real. I've fallen in love with all of the guys; Finn, Keane, Lachlan, and (even though he betrayed her) Ethan. When I first met Kimber, I was thinking, "Oh boy, I'm gonna hate her," but now I'm totally jealous that I can't be friends with her! Can't wait to read the next one, and I am sooooo going to make some hot posset! :)

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redangelchick
Oct 20, 2011

5 stars! It was really good and I read it in less than 2 days, couldn't put it down. It is classified as young adult fiction and the main character is 16 but I didn't find that a put off at all, anyway twilight series and harry potter series are young adult fiction too and they are both well received by adults. I liked the author's take on the Fae, Avalon and Faerie. I cant wait to read the next one.

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smatteo
Sep 14, 2011

Disappointing - the plot never really went anywhere other than where the main character ended up. It is the first book in what appears to be a series, so maybe the next one will be better.

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melissachapman
Mar 14, 2011

i loved this book! it kinda reminded me of the city of bones by cassandra clare. i cant wait to read the next one!

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darknight_31
Feb 17, 2011

i really enjoyed this book.it is one of my favorites.i cant wait for the next 1.!!!

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bfabb
Jan 04, 2011

Excellent read! At first I thought the book was a bit vague, but as I read on I really got into it and couldn't put it down. I can't wait for the second book in the series, which is Shadowspell. I definitely recommend it if you like fantastical adventures with a bit of teen romance and drama!

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Aug 24, 2015

“I can see why you opted out of Knight training,” I countered. “They’d have ‘accidentally’ killed you before you made it to adulthood.

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