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The Lost Knight: Volume I
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A Glittering 5-Star Lost Knight Review

We really cannot thank Olivia from the most excellent YA book blog Heir of Glitter for the amazing review of LOST KNIGHT. Click here to see the original post and give her some love, or read on for the full review below!

THE LOST KNIGHT – REVIEW // A FANTASY THAT DESERVES MORE LOVE

The Lost Knight by Candy Atkins
Book 1 in The Lost Knight series
Genre: YA fantasy
Pages: 266
Format: paperback
Source: author
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I was sent a copy of this book by the author in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affects my opinion.

I went into The Lost Knight expecting a fun but mostly average fantasy. I got a lot more, and ended up surprised by just how much I enjoyed it.😀

THE PLOT

There’s an alternate Earth called Ashra, where all the monsters – called curra – live. In old times, there were portals that allowed humans to visit Ashra and curra to visit Earth, but now the portals have closed and humans have spun the legacies of their former friends into the tales we know today. The antagonist wants to find the key that will reopen the portals so he can dominate both worlds, but the key can only be found via the Orb, and only the MC Agatha can do so. It’s even cooler than it sounds. I applaud Candy for taking a common idea and spinning it into something fantastic.😀

THE CHARACTERS

Agatha is a 13-year-old girl in foster care, a wannabe rebel but overall good girl, and has a rough home life. She’s the last of the Knights, the warriors of Ashra that previously guarded the portals, and the one that must read the Orb and track down and destroy the key. My favorite thing about her is how realistic she acts. She’s not one of those heroines that is thrown into a new world, starts off unsteadily, and then suddenly becomes what she needs to be. She started off unsteadily and remained that way. She has a lot of self-doubt, fear, and is generally unsure of whether she’s truly right for the role she’s supposed to play. She also is very inquisitive and wants to know everything about Ashra, the curra, and the job she’s training for. She’s one of my new favorite female leads.❤

Her two companions are Jonah and Dathid. Jonah is described as looking like the Grim Reaper and has abilities similar to what one might have, but is actually a Knight Crawler – a guardian of Knights. Dathid is a faerie prince. I thought they were both kind, loyal, and amusing guys once you got past their grim, standoffish exterior.:)

THE SETTING

I loved Ashra. It was intricate and well-developed, with similarities to our modern world but still a lot of differences. It was described vividly, and I imagined it to be a very fun, colorful place, home to more beings and creatures than I could possibly imagine. I would love to live there and walk across the ocean, and through the cave that brings your thoughts to life. I would totally adopt a unicorn, or two or thirty-six, in every color available.😀 (If you’re wondering, yes, all of that happens.)

THE RELATIONSHIPS

My other favorite thing about this book was that there was no romance, or even the hint of one. Don’t get me wrong, I love romance in stories, but finding a book without any is uncommon and refreshing. Much of the middle chunk of the book is Agatha journeying to the elfin village to be trained, along with her two companions Jonah and Dathid. Instead of any romantic feelings or rivalries, the only relationship between the three is a strong, encouraging friendship. I loved it.😀

THE TWISTS

If I had to criticize one thing, it would be that there were no big, mind-blowing twists. There were some intense moments, but nothing that blew my mind. Regardless, the story was gripping in a way that made me overlook this until just now, as I write. This is excellent proof of the fact that twists, as epic and emotional as they may be, aren’t the only way to keep readers entertained.😉 (At least, in my case anyway.)

OVERALL

The Lost Knight was a subtly gripping but boldly entertaining fantasy story, and I can’t wait to see what the rest of the series (five books!!) will bring. I would definitely recommend you pick this up, because it deserves much more love.😀

MY RATING: 5 OUT OF 5 STARS


Have you read this book? Is it on your TBR? If you have read it, what did you think? I’d love to know!:)

Until next time…

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YA-Fantastic Reviews for The Lost Knight!

This is a young adult fantasy that is full of humor. The main character is a 13 year old girl and the author nails it! The character’s thoughts and actions are just what you would expect from a 13 year old girl. Agatha lost her parents at a young age. She was raised by what she thought was an aunt and uncle. She wondered why they never showed her any love. Then shortly after her 13th birthday she was abducted by a Knight Crawler that looked like the Grim Reaper. Then the adventure begins. This is a great, clean read. I highly recommend it. I can’t wait to read the next book in the series.

YA-Fantastic Reviews for THE LOST KNIGHT by Candy Atkins

 

LOST KNIGHT Official Book Trailer

I’m on the run with the Grim Reaper and a scary soldier. And I’m no longer on Earth. Now I’m expected to be a Knight and a savior to prevent war and the invasion of Earth. But they grabbed the wrong girl. I just don’t know how to tell them.

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The Lost Knight, Volume 1 is Available!

The Lost Knight by Candy Atkins
Available Now!

After countless days and nights of writing, editing, researching and “authoring” (i.e. pacing, procrastinating, and pulling words together), my book, The Lost Knight, Volume 1, a story about a 13-year-old teen who is not smart, brave, or strong who’s asked to do the impossible, is available for purchase at major retailers!

Where can you get it? It’s available NOW on Amazon.com and will soon be at Barnes & Noble, Book-A-Million, Apple Books and more.

To read an excerpt and get a snapshot of what the book is about, please feel free to browse around the blog and to click here for more. Also, our Lost Series page will take you even deeper into this new YA fantasy adventure.

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