Editorial Reviews. Review. Gilded Common Core Educator’s Guide. From School Library Journal. Gr 7 Up—Four years after her mother’s death. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Christina Farley was born and raised in upstate New York. As a child, she loved to explore, which later inspired her to jump. A dark secret lurks in Keira’s family. She comes from a long line of Word Weavers , who bring their stories to life when they use a magical pen. But for generations.

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Review: Gilded by Christina Farley

May 28, kceyagi rated it it was ok. Further, for the first time I’ve seen in a book of this sort, the protagonist faces and problem and actually has the help of her extended family. As far romance, again it wasn’t anything new. He catches her arrow.

Gilded Series by Christina Farley

Available in bookshops and online outlets everywhere. The setting didn’t come into play as much as I hoped, but I did found some of the mythology very interesting. There are cool name-dropping of places, the book counts out one-two-three for you as hana-dul-set.

View all 10 comments. This story is wonderful on many levels: This book has been a plot line like I have never read before. To be fair really 1.


And then in comes Marc and, yup, he’s pretty cool. Jae Hwa is a girl who has a black belt in Tae Kwon Do and is extremely proficient with a bow and arrow. The culture feels authentic.

It faley me to no end. I wanted to love the main Asian, whoo! Jan 14, Khanh, first of her name, mother of bunnies rated it did not like it Shelves: She’s a very complicated character who has to make some tough choices, and while she might not always make the “right” choice or even the “smart” choice, her motivations are entirely believable and sympathetic, and Jae Hwa’s sheer determination keeps her committed and focused.

Unless she was using them back in California, but hey, who am I to judge?

Review: Gilded by Christina Farley | The YA Kitten

This isn’t the usual situation in which a problem arises and the kids have to go it alone. Her ideas are executed pretty badly.

Anything someone tells her not to do, she does it. So in summary, this is another fine example YA literature that not only entertains but educates at the same time.

Christina writes fantasy for teens and children.


She lost me at this exact sentence I am paraphrasing though: Sometimes I had to reread a passage to understand where the characters where and how they had come to do what they were doing, because, I guess, some actions and the flow of time were only implied.

But all that seems so far away. Refresh and try again. fzrley

Highly recommended from a reviewer who chrristina always finds something to complain about. Learn more about her by visiting her at www. Sadly, I felt like the mythology was added in oddly.

When her widowed dad uproots her to Seoul from her home in L. South Korea Korea, Republic of.

Gilded Series

I am well aware that there are stereotypes to every race. I farey receive books for review, but this does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. See 1 question about Gilded…. This is a picture from one of the parts of Gyeongbokgung palace which she visited with her father and I visited during my trip.

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