Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Grade In this engaging fantasy, Danica Book 1 of 5 in Kiesha’ra (Paperback) (5 Book Series). Atwater-Rhodes (In the Forests of the Night) takes a break from vampires to create two warring clans: avians, who are human and bird, and. Awards. Iowa High School Book Master List WINNER Oklahoma Sequoyah Young Adult Book Master List WINNER Texas Lone Star Reading List.

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When they set aside the fear and hatred they have for one hawkssong, they learn to love each other. Do they remain human sized or do they shrink into their animal counterpart’s normal sizes? I like the world building, but this is definitely a first book in a series and still has some of the angst that drives me crazy in YA fantasy.

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Avians do not lose their temper and they do not cry, no matter what the situation. The book was very well written and the characters seemed quite real, which is what made this book very likeable and enjoyable to read. Easily boo, of booi greatest books I’ve ever come across. And last but not least, she has to pretend to be in love with boo, when she is in fact in love with Rei, a childhood friend of hers. Destined to take her mother’s place as ruler of the Avian people, Danice knows too well the challenges she will face concerning the war her people have been fighting for generations against the Serpiente people across the land.

It is about two different race of shifters,the avians and the serpiente.

Pages with related products. The lyrical quality and maturity of her writing belies her age or lack of experience. I’m a sucker for these plot lines because I love everything about it from the convergence of drastically different cultures to the bitterness each side must bite down for the same of unity.


Bool is possibly one of the most under-rated fantasy novels I’ve come across. Aug 24, Minni Mouse rated it really liked it Shelves: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Marrying the heirs, of course! Apr 18, Ashley rated it it was hawkxong Recommends it hawksog The avians and serpentine are completely separate from the humans, and there’s no reason that there would be any overlap.

So, what the hell happened somewhere in between?

She wants so badly to trust Zane, but she doesn’t know if she can, or should. I was surprised when it came that is hawmsong so small – it’s a cute book. The sequel to Hawksong is Snakecharmwhich was released in It was so backward from her original premises with Hawksong. To view it, click here.

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But unlike Mockingjaywhich preaches against war by showing its horrors not that this was ineffectiveHawksong preaches against war by showing the contrast and beauty of peace. Specifically, the avians, who are at war with the serpentine, and have been for as long as anyone can remember.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I liked it best out of the series, but the others still captured my attention. Assassinations and culture assimilation and who to trust? I remember when I first read this.

Danica Shardae what Easily one of the greatest books I’ve ever come across. What I’m referring to is a connection to the characters that inhabit this world, and an emotional investment in their plight. For example, if the leaders of both parties in the war feel that they don’t want the war, then how the earth did they manage to drag it out for hundreds of years? Now Blok must convince her people hawkson Zane is just as committed to peace as she is-though she can’t help fearing that, despite his word, he will strike as swiftly and lethally as the cobra that is his second form.


She gives book clan a mythology, distinctive fighting styles and different ways of relating to one another. The review of this Book prepared by Dipa.

The Kiesha’ra 5 books. The ending completely ruined that, because, well, doing the right thing for the better suddenly became easy. I’m really shocked by how much I liked this book.

I don’t even know where to start. Nor do I ovely like a fist person narrative They come together and form an ideal, a dream, of a place where their peoples can live together in peace.

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The only way the two sides can ever find peace is if their leaders imitate it themselves by Even though Danica and Zane are married, you do not as a reader, get thrown into any explicit sexual scenes or any scenes at all as a matter of fact. Danica loses many of her people including her brother to the fighting and she spends time out on the battlefield seeing to the wounded and bringing peace to the dying. It is all Zane asks of Danica—and all they ask of their people—but it may be more than she can hawksojg.

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I really enjoyed Zane and Danica’s story, it was different and they were both so righteous Wow this was much better than I expected. Every one of her books is a treat. But I was so disappointed because the execution of this splendid story line sucked.