The Orphan King - Sigmund Brouwer

Price: $7.99

Format: Trade Paperback

ISBN: 9781400071548

Release: 7.10.2012

Juvenile Fiction - Action & Adventure

Blogger's Website

Read Review on Blogger's Site

Review on Retailer Site

Read Chapter 1

About Sigmund Brouwer

Author's Web Site

Follow on Facebook

Author Podcast - The Orphan King


Share This
5 Stars
Find Retailers on Google

A Good Book for Teen Boys!

by rani grant
August 15, 2012
@writerrani
5 Stars
0 other readers have rated rani's review.

Why do you need my email?
Close Window

In order to rank this review we require your email address as proof that, A) You’re a real person (and not a bot) and B) It ensures that only one person can rank a review one time (and protects from bloggers that might try to “pad” their rankings). Your email address will only be used for review rankings as part of the Blogging for Books program and will not be sold to 3rd parties or used by WaterBrook Multnomah Publishers in any way. That said, if you check the box that says “Send me updates on the latest Christian books,” you’ll receive the WaterBrook Multnomah Bookends eNewsletter (sent monthly). You can always unsubscribe to this newsletter at any time.

rani's overall score for this review: 0
rani's average score for this review: 0.0
Close Window

Each review can be ranked and given 1 to 5 stars. Each star is worth one point. If a review is ranked 10 times and each time is given 5 stars, the overall score would be 50 points. For more on scoring visit the FAQ page. For why scoring matters visit the support page.

It was started in Magnus and Wings of Dawn and now the story of Thomas is being explored in greater detail.

Thomas was raised in a monastery and now must leave to save a knight from being hung and to gain two more traveling companions and go to Magnus. He carries himself well even though he is in unfamiliar territory.

Will his companions help him obtain his goals or will they stop his progress along the way?

About the author- Sigmund Brouwer has over three million books in print and has done a Rock and Roll Literacy presentation all over North America for the past 20 years. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Canada and Tennessee.

My thoughts- Sometimes I have to search high and low for books that are suitable for teen boys. This book I would recommend, because there are no vampires, werewolves, and little romance.

One thing I didn’t like about The Orphan King is that the synopsis on the back doesn’t have much to do with what happens in this book. It seems that it discusses what the series is about and not much more.

I did like how the characters were developed and the details in the scenery. I was surprised at how much mental strength Thomas had. He was an orphan and raised in an monastery, to things that I thought would really decrease his chances of success. It would seem that others could learn from Thomas- that persevering through the rough spots will make you strong.

I am looking forward to the other books in this series and I recommend this book to teen boys.

Disclosure of Material Connection- I received The Orphan King by Sigmund Brouwer for free from the WaterBrook Multnomah “Blogging For Books” program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.

Most Active Bloggers (This Month)

Most Active Bloggers (This Year)

Tastebook_General_200x165.jpg

This content requires the Flash Player. Please Download and install it here.