☆ Book à The Magnolia SwordBy Sherry Thomas ¹ drinking – groundhogwalking.co.uk

The Magnolia Sword CHINA, 484 A.D.A Warrior in DisguiseAll her life, Mulan has trained for one purpose to win the duel that every generation in her family must fight If she prevails, she can reunite a pair of priceless heirloom swords separated decades earlier, and avenge her father, who was paralyzed in his own duel.Then a messenger from the Emperor arrives, demanding that all families send one soldier to fight the Rouran invaders in the north Mulan s father cannot go Her brother is just a child So she ties up her hair, takes up her sword, and joins the army as a man.A War for a DynastyThanks to her martial arts skills, Mulan is chosen for an elite team under the command of the princeling the royal duke s son, who is also the handsomest man she s ever seen But the princeling has secrets of his own, which explode into Mulan s life and shake up everything she knows As they cross the Great Wall to face the enemy beyond, Mulan and the princeling must find a way to unwind their past, unmask a traitor, and uncover the plans for the Rouran invasionbefore it s too late.Inspired by wuxia martial arts dramas as well as the centuries old ballad of Mulan, The Magnolia Sword is perfect for fans of Renee Ahdieh, Marie Lu, or Kristin Cashore a thrilling, romantic, and sharp edged novel that lives up to its beloved heroine. Best Read Books The Magnolia Sword By Sherry Thomas – groundhogwalking.co.uk

    15 thoughts on “☆ Book à The Magnolia SwordBy Sherry Thomas ¹ drinking – groundhogwalking.co.uk

  1. A Mulan retelling my heart says yes but my head says, you ve been burned before

  2. MULAN RETELLING I really hope this is legit.Ooo this finally has a title The Magnolia part really makes me think of the Mulan Chinese drama I watched a while back.

  3. Last time a book lured me in with the promise of a Mulan retelling, I was so disappointed because the storyline barely resembled Mulan, save for the fact that the heroine dressed as a boy yes, Flame in the Mist, I m looking at you But this premise soundslike an actual retelling Writte...

  4. Be still my beating heart.

  5. FINALLYThis better be good The last couple Mulan retellings I read were garbage lol

  6. This is the first novel I signed up as an editor at Lee Low, and it has all the excellent things you want a Mulan retelling to have a Mulan who s figuring out who she is, an epic sweep in the war against the Northerners, family drama, terrific fight scenes, romance I ve loved rea...

  7. Every woman has a great deal of experience presenting herself as someone other than who she is, since no girl is ever everything the world wants her to be. OH MY GOD, YOU GUYS This is, without a doubt, the BEST Mulan retelling I have ever read Granted, I don t remember having read a huge number of Mulan retellings But this one is definitely still the best, by any margin It s gloriously well researched, with spectacular characterisation and writing, and though I ve rounded down because I Every woman has a great deal of experience presenting herself as someone other than who she is, since no girl is ever everything the world wants her to be. OH MY GOD, YOU GUYS This is, without a doubt, the BEST Mulan retelling I have ever read Granted, I don t remember having read a huge number of Mulan retellings But this one is definitely still the best, by any margin It s gloriously well researched, with spectacular characterisation and writing, and though I ve rounded down because I m a stingy bitch this is really 4...

  8. 5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum consistently being disappointed by so many books described as Mulan retellings , you can probably understand why I went into The Magnolia Sword A Ballad of Mulan with no small amount of trepidation though of course I could hardly resist it And quite honestly I was blown away by this Own Voices novel Sherry Thomas has written a refreshing new take on this famous Chinese folktale about the legendary female war 5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum consistently being disappointed by so many books described as Mulan retellings , you can probably understand why I went into The Magnolia Sword A Ballad of Mulan with no small amount of trepidation though of course I could hardly resist it And quite honestly I was blown away by this Own Voices novel Sherry Thomas has written a refreshing new take on this famous Chinese folktale about the legendary female warrior, applying her own unique approach to the portrayal while staying faithful to the original story and ensuring historical and linguistic accuracy.In this version of the tale, Hua Mulan has always been a skilled fighter Each generation, the Huas and their rivals the Yuans vie for the honor to safeguard the two fabled swords named ...

  9. I don t usually do early reviews, but when I do, it s because the book was very good And this one is better than that This book is so sweet and elegant and with so much restraint There s not an extra ounce of fat in it but just the right amount to give it all the flavor everything has a reason to be, and the world is so seamlessly rendered that it was easy to just be in it and let the story take me where it wanted Mulan is a wonderful heroine, and so are all the the other characters The ro I don t usually do early reviews, but when I do, it s because the book was very good And this one is better than that This book is so sweet and elegant and with so much restraint There s not an extra ounce of fat in it but just the right amount to give it all the flavor everything has a reason to be, and the world is so seamlessly rendered ...

  10. So Freaking Good.Full review to come.

  11. Well I meanI havefaith in this than the film adaptation currently in the works.

  12. Disclaimer I received this book from Edelweiss This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest The Magnolia Sword is a story of finding our courage There s the thrill of swordplay, the right amount of swoon, and the question of stories In a world that relies on our stories, how can we know that the version we know is the truth I have read a few other Sherry Thomas books, very much enjoying the Sherlock Holmes retellings, and now I can add The Magnolia Sword to the list The Disclaimer I received this book from Edelweiss This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest The Magnolia Sword is a story of finding our courage There s the thrill of swordplay, the right amount of swoon, and the question of stories In a world that relies on our stories, how can we know that the version we know is the truth I have read a few other Sherry Thomas books, very much enjoying the S...

  13. PLEASE PLEASE P L E A S E.edit 1 31 19 title ALERT TITLE ALERT holy FORKING shirtballs VERY VERY GOOD beautiful AHH flowers SHE i love MY WiFE baalllaaaddd and SWORDSSSSSedit 3 8 19 cover ALERT Jesus Christ this book could be used as a WEAPON I LOVE HER nUt.

  14. 3.5 starsI am not JUST a girl no woman is And if Heaven has deposited me at this time and place, then I AM meant to deal with these problems, no matter their scale of consequence The Ballad of Hua Mulan, made popular through the Disney animation, is something that resonates in most young Chinese American s hearts I say that because I have grown up watching this movie, as well as learning the inconsistencies it gives And while there are historical inaccuracies, I honestly believe it s 3.5 starsI am not JUST a girl no woman is And if Heaven has deposited me at this time and place, then I AM meant to deal with these problems, no matter their scale of consequence The Ballad of Hua Mulan, made popular through the Disney animation, is something that resonates in most young Chinese American s hearts I say that because I have grown up watching this movie, as well as learning the inconsistencies it gives And while there are historical inaccuracies, I honestly believe it s not as problematic as what so...

  15. While I was utterly annoyed and bored by her Sherlock retelling flopanything Mulan will always call to me okay