Well, my local library finally got in the Outcasts and the Invaders a couple of weeks ago and I got a teeny bit over-excited (to say the least)....
I'm now reading them for the third time and still love them as much as I did the first time I read them which testifies to John Flanagan's amazing writing skills. The characters all seem very real, having weaknesses and strengths. Hal with his leadership and inventive skills yet having a tendancy to overlook small, yet vital things and Stig with his awesome fighting talent yet having a fiery temper; it makes them more "Human".
I was delighted in the second book when a new character was introducted: Lydia! I love her character, her atlatl and inner strength (I like the hardcore female character…Read more >
Sooooo looking forward to the release of the first book which is due soon...the only drawback is I have to wait a while before I can buy it :( But then, I suppose I'll appreciate it all the more for waiting XD
The book trailer looks awesome!!!! http://www.rangersapprentice.com.au/videos.aspx (If you can't get it up, search for "Brotherband Trailer" on Youtube or go to the Ranger's Apprentice facebook page).Read more >