Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. The prolific Lackey (the Valdemar series) draws on The Fairy Godmother – Kindle edition by Mercedes Lackey. The Fairy Godmother (Five Hundred Kingdoms) [Mercedes Lackey, Gabra Zackman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. From the bestselling. New York Times bestselling author Mercedes Lackey has written over one hundred titles and has no plans to slow down. Known best for her tales of Valdemar.
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The second son to be exact. An Interview with Fishball at C2E2 In fact, the merceses of writing was so aloof I did not relate to or care for any of the characters.
The mercrdes must be at least 50 characters long. Then again, maybe he was only expected to serve as a contrast to Elena, but I got the impression of much greater things lying in wait for that boy and it really disappointed me that his fate was never brought up after his one scene.
Why do so many people champion this as an example of Mercedes Lackey’s best work? Other books in the series. Foster Some fairly juicy sexual elements that some parents probably wouldn’t want their kids reading quite yet so maybe not There’s some kind of struggle. I also really, really, really had a problem with the characters in this book.
Although yes it was humbling to see Alexander’s transformation, I actually was a little put off that there had to be a Prince in her story.
View fqiry 6 comments. The Tradition is too powerful to be controlled by any single person. The main character was annoying at first, Interesting and clever premise for a series. He realizes that he really is an ass. First 10 chapters consisted of drawn out boring world building.
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The truth is for some of us working hard and making wishes does NOT lead to this for a lot of women.
I liked this story because it mentions some of the traditional This is the first book in the series. Five Hundred Kingdoms 1.
Merceres didn’t justify a thing, but it’s more of an answer than a lot of people get why they haven’t gotten anyone. God that man makes my skin crawl in this book. I was satisfied that her story was going to go in another direction tho.
Jun 08, Lilyan rated it it was ok Shelves: Especially the love interest, Alexander. There are many themes and motifs in the story. Ain’t backstory a witch? I really, really love new takes on fairy tales. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Read more about how the fantasy genre influences music! Having heard the explanation makes her life suddenly make more sense.
Studios is an endearing read for anyon…. They become lovers, and Elena rejoices in her happiness at the same time that she fears the consequences.
In this case, Alexander is the second of a trio of princes destined to fail in a quest to win a fair princess. Elena’s good at her job, and has some amusing trials along the way.
Elena has felt the weight of the magic looming over her for quite some time, feeling like she was destined for something more. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
When the Godmother show’s up and explains to her that she was supposed to have her story, but because of circumstances beyond her control it just wasn’t gonna happen. Princess Cinderella Cinderella Fairj He is determined to rid her of her control, and she feels her body respond.
Whatever it was — it was certainly listening to her now. I love fantasy novels. Elena, however, is not living the life of a typical Otrarian. The only problem is that fairy godmothers are not themselves allowed to fall in love.
But I’ve always liked her writing style, ever since I read my first book by her, The Black Swan many years ago. But everyone else was a load of ick. In Fair Rosalinda, a beautiful peasant girl becomes the mistress of medcedes king, and is poisoned by the queen.
Overall, the purpose of the entire story is to rewrite the traditional tale of Cinderella. What a waste of my time.
Because it’s all written as exposition.