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Review: Watersmeet by Ellen Jensen Abbott (giveaway)

Watersmeet by Ellen Jensen Abbott

341 pages

Marshall Cavendish Corp/Ccb, (2009-04-01)

$16.99 (

Summary (Goodreads)

From her birth, Abisina has been outcast–for the color of her eyes and skin, and for her lack of a father. Only her mother’s status as the village healer has kept her safe. But when a mythic leader arrives, Abisina’s life is ripped apart. She escapes alone to try to find the father and the home she has never known. In a world of extremes, from the deepest prejudice to the greatest bonds of duty and loyalty, Abisina must find her own way and decide where her true hope lies.


Another book I never finished and the only reason I can say why I didn’t is just that I put it down and never picked it back up.

This is a great middle grade, early high school book. I believe it’s being used in some curriculums because I saw some discussion questions somewhere.

The details of this story were amazing. It’s like a mini-epic adventure reminiscent to Lord of the Rings with less scary. At least to the part that I read up to, which was about half way through.


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Wife, mother of a nearly 7 year old daughter named Madison and new baby boy Riley. Avid reader on my Amazon Kindle. World of Warcraft and CS:S gamer.

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