Monday, February 6, 2017
Chasing Ravens by Jessica E. Paige
Filled with Russian folklore, this story begins when Anouk is 15 years old and is being punished for being outspoken with an arranged marriage to a mean old man. She runs away and is taken in by kind villagers where she learns more about gathering herbs used for healing. When the leader of the village falls mysteriously ill, Anouk feels it is her duty to find a cure to repay him for his kindness and that of the entire village. She goes into the dangerous Dark Woods to find a healer and finds adventure and romance as well.