The Demon King is the first of four books in the fantastic Seven Realms Series. Cinda Williams Chima has created a marvelous world full of magic and intrigue. Another recommendation from Darren, that the staff is sharing & loving.
With full-blooded, endearing heroes, a well-developed supporting cast and a detail-rich setting, Chima explores the lives of two young adults, one at the top of the world and the other at the bottom, struggling to find their place and protect those they love. An auspicious start to the planned Seven Realms [series].
Themes of political and magical power, love, sacrifice, courage, and even revisionist history recur throughout the tale and offer the intelligent reader food for thought. The pacing of the narrative and revelation of secrets make the execution of the story itself breathtaking and an excellent choice for reluctant readers. A virtually flawless tale, this book will leave readers anxiously awaiting the next novel in The Seven Realms.
~Melissa Moore, VOYA Review,
(voted a perfect score in quality & popularity)