My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Jaye, you outdid yourself with this one. Wow, what an emotional rollercoaster! This book was a lot more intense than the last one, and it didn’t let up until the last few pages. Just when they had gotten themselves out of one harrowing situation, they fell right into another. Two thumbs up for all the excitement and tension! I had the hardest time putting this book down, even though it was my second time reading it.
The only note I have about possible improvement would be Kyrin’s Grandfather. (view spoiler)
Ms. Knight did an excellent job juggling the enormous cast of characters that filled The King’s Scrolls. Each character was unique and distinct enough that I never got them mixed up. The only confusing part with the characters was when (view spoiler)
I can’t wait to read the next book, and see what happens to all my favorite characters. (view spoiler)
Content-wise, there seemed to be more violence and intense peril than the last book. (view spoiler) No language, and no sexual content. For fans of the Ilyon Chronicles though, be warned-this book will make your eyes mist up and pull on your heartstrings. I’m giving The King’s Scrolls 5 stars and recommending it to ages 13 and up.
Reminder: Stay tuned for a surprise on my blog May 13th!
(Blog note: to view spoilers, see the actual review on Goodreads.)