AN EPIC COMING OF AGE FANTASY SAGA WITH OVER 300 FIVE-STAR REVIEWS AMAZON BESTSELLER 3+ YEARS RUNNING
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Genre: Coming of age young adult epic adventure fantasy
Target age: Suitable for readers of all ages
Primary style influences: J.K. Rowling, Orson Scott Card, J.R.R. Tolkien
Foundational tropes: Friendless farm boy learns magic; aging mentor
Basic premise: Teenage aspiring warlock befriends two girls, quickly going on a wild adventure—all while learning the arcane arts under the tutelage of a legendary but cantankerous mentor.
Romance: None at first, but a relationship later blossoms organically in the “sweet sixteen” fashion. Not a focal point of plot but a support pillar.
Coarse language: None
Violence: Mild to medium typical of genre
Audiobooks: Arcane, Riven, Valor narrated by Grammy winner Stefan Rudnicki. Burden’s Edge, Honor’s Price narrated by Gary Furlong.
★★★★★ “Fall in love with fantasy again.” –Jay Fowler, Amazon reviewer
★★★★★ “I just couldn’t put it down.” –Numerous Amazon reviewers
★★★★★ “If you loved Harry Potter, you will love Augum Stone. [Arcane] has the same thrill and page turning fun.” –Amazon reviewer
★★★★★ “Every time I start to think I have read everything good, I stumble across a gem like this.” –Amazon reviewer
★★★★★ “This story started strong, stayed strong and ended leaving me wanting more immediately (without a cliffhanger ending).” –Nerd Girl Magazine
★★★★★ “Great story, well-written, subtle and complex character development, interesting magical system. Superbly done coming-of-age.” –Amazon reviewer
★★★★★ “Arcane is a very intriguing story, well written, and beautifully conceived. A super entertaining book.” –Author E.C. Sheedy
★★★★★ “Engrossing … sucks you in on an action packed ride.” –Amazon reviewer
★★★★★ “I enjoyed reading this so much that I purchased the rest of the series immediately and then sat up all night finishing them for the next few days.” –Amazon reviewer
★★★★★ “You’ll never know what you’re missing until you read it for yourself.” –Amazon reviewer
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