Woven

Woven

Book - 2015
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Two unlikely allies must journey across a kingdom in the hopes of thwarting death itself.

All his life, Nels has wanted to be a knight of the kingdom of Avërand. Tall and strong, and with a knack for helping those in need, the people of his sleepy little village have even taken to calling him the Knight of Cobblestown.

But that was before Nels died, murdered outside his home by a mysterious figure.

Now the young hero has awoken as a ghost, invisible to all around him save one person - his only hope for understanding what happened to him - the kingdom's heir, Princess Tyra. At first the spoiled royal wants nothing to do with Nels, but as the mystery of his death unravels, the two find themselves linked by a secret, and an enemy who could be hiding behind any face.

Nels and Tyra have no choice but to abscond from the castle, charting a hidden world of tangled magic and forlorn phantoms. They must seek out an ancient needle with the power to mend what has been torn, and they have to move fast. Because soon Nels will disappear forever.

Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, c2015.
ISBN: 9780545685726
Branch Call Number: YA JEN
Characteristics: 344 p. : map ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: King, David Powers 1982-

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Nov 12, 2017

A 17-year-old peasant named Nels always dreamed of becoming a real knight and to serve the kingdom. He finally gets to attend the town's yearly festival and before the day ends, he gets murdered by the master of Fabrication. The only person who can see Nels now is Princess Tyra, who publicly humiliated him. Now they both have to set out and find the magic needle to sew Nels back together. The book was interesting to read. The princess was a brat and I didn't like her character. She was rude and she always looked down at the peasant and the people in her village. She doesn't get along with Nels so she has to help him so Nels would stop making her look crazy in front of her family and Arek, the guy she loves. The storyline was interesting and the point of view alters between Tyra and Nels. I don't think I would read this book again. 3.5/5 stars
- @AquafinaAstro of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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Melynlas
Apr 10, 2017

Really good book! I can't understand why it isn't more popular!

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lynx_girl
Jul 29, 2016

Awesome book - a great twist on reality.

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lynx_girl
Jul 29, 2016

"I will never kiss this...... peasant!"
~Princess Tyra, Woven

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lynx_girl
Jul 29, 2016

"I know what you're thinking. We did our best. It's not your fault."
~Nels, Woven

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lynx_girl
Aug 19, 2016

lynx_girl thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 18

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lynx_girl
Aug 19, 2016

When Nels, a caring, helpful, boy who has even been called The Knight of Cobblestoke, is murdered outside his home by a mysterious figure, he awakes as a ghost that no one can see - except for the princess, Tyra. Together, they must find an ancient artefact, because Nels is coming unwoven, and soon he will disappear forever.

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