Taking Wing by Clemency Crow

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About the Book
As part of an Enchanted Book Promotions tour, we are reviewing "Taking Wing," by Clemency Crow. 
This is a middle grade adventure novel that follows protagonist twelve-year-old Freya. She lives a seemingly normal life, including karate classes and loved ones, until she encounters a mysterious boy who has yellow eyes. This mysterious character introduces Freya to a world she couldn't have ever imagined -- complete with powerful guardians embroiled in a battle that's limiting their potential.

middle grade, enchanted promotions, taking wings, taking wing, taking wing book, clemency crow, middle grade adventure, clemency author kids books, kids litFreya quickly immerses herself in this new world, finding a home in a castle and making good friends with the crow tribe. Life isn't perfect for Freya -- there is a destructive shadow within her that prevents her from experiencing peace. She labors with her friends to fix the turmoil within the guardians ... but it is no easy task. Readers will find themselves anxiously turning the pages, wanting to know what happens next. 

One of the things I love about this book is Crow's writing style. She is able to juggle humor, action, and world-building seamlessly, really drawing you into the story. Another aspect of the story is the strong character development. I felt connected to Freya and Elialdor, wanting them to succeed and worrying when things weren't going their way. The pacing of the book is also well-done -- not too fast, not too slow. The book opens with a flashback from the past of a dramatic funeral scene that sets up the rest of the book. From start to finish, the book manages keeps up at a steady base with a decent balance of down time, action, and mystery. The end of the story does not disappoint -- leaving you thinking yet still satisfied. 


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Author Clemency Crow.
If you're a fan of fast-paced middle grade adventure stories, then "Taking Wing" is surely worth checking out!

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1 comment:

  1. What a great way to start the day! Reading your awesome review! Thank you so much for taking the time to read and review Taking Wing, and I'm thrilled you enjoyed it so much!

    Very best wishes,
    Clemency

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