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The Crowns of Croswald, by D.E. Night Dedicated Review

The Crowns of Croswald, by D.E. Night | Dedicated Review

Review sponsored by JKS Communications
The Children’s Book Review | May 15, 2017

The Crowns of CroswaldThe Crowns of Croswald

Written by D.E. Night

Age Range: 13 and up

Paperback: 320 pages

Publisher: Stories Untold LLC

ISBN: 978-0996948654

What to expect: Fantasy, Magical Powers, Mystery

The Crowns of Croswald is a young adult novel that takes the reader into the world of Ivy Lovely, a young girl whose hidden magical powers are revealed to her after her sixteenth birthday. The book begins with details about the fantastical world that Ivy lives in, and the struggles she has in her life, and then introduces the mystery that will then be revealed throughout the rest of the story.

D.E. Night creates a complicated character in young Ivy, whose world is full of intriguing characters and unforeseen events. Throughout the story, the author creates a narrative that pushes readers to infer the meaning of different terms, such as sqwinch and scrivenist, throughout the story, creating a stimulating experience requiring attention and imagination. Additionally, beautiful imagery used throughout creates a vivid picture of the fantastical world in which the characters live:

“The moon, though gorgeous, was only a shadow of what the Moonsday holiday celebrated: a strange double moon (twice as large, twice as shimmery) that used to occur once a year.”

The author’s writing style has depth and the book’s plot becomes intertwined with the descriptions and characters around it. Ultimately, readers of The Crowns of Croswald will find fulfillment as this very detailed story weaves together satisfying events with a comprehensive backdrop.

This book is recommended for young teen readers who enjoy darker and more challenging books that have rich storytelling and a significant amount of characters and plots. Readers that enjoy intricate tales in a fantasy world will revel in this original story that can surprise and delight until the very end.

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About D.E. Night

D.E. Night lives, dreams, and writes in South Florida amid her menagerie––two dogs and two cats––with her husband. “The Crowns of Croswald” is her first book. She draws inspiration from silver-screen storytellers, magical imaginings, and her younger brothers. A day spent in Croswald, or another whimsical world, is her favorite kind of day.

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Leah Sylvan is a former analytical and deadline-driven IT project manager who is working on tapping into her creative side. She loves to read, eat delicious food, run, listen to music, and enjoy all things that relate to to her two beautiful daughters. (Except the gross stuff - her husband gets to handle the gross stuff.) Her favorite childhood books as a young kid were Shaggy Dogs and Spotty Dogs, ’Twas the Night Before Christmas, and The Cat in The Hat. As a big kid ... Nancy Drew books... ALL of them! She wishes she could travel to more distant places in the world, but also yearns to stay local and set foot in every corner of her beautiful home state of Colorado.

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