Sunday, August 25, 2019
The Trials of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor #1) by Jessica Townsend
In this fun to read middle grade story, Morrigan is a cursed child. She has been blamed for everything that goes wrong her entire life knowing that she will die on Eventide on her 12th birthday. When Eventide arrives on her 11th birthday instead, she unexpectedly receives bids on Bid Day, and she is taken to Nevermoor, a magical kingdom whose existence she had been unaware of until then. Now, she must compete in 4 trials in order to become part of the Wundrous Society or else she will be cast out and once again face death. She has help from her friend, Hawthorne, a dragon rider, her mysterious patron, Jupiter North, and his giant talking magnificat, Fen. Lovely story, look forward to the next one in the series.