Fiction: Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier

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Daughter of the Forest book coverLush descriptions, epic emotions, and challenging quest entwine to create true enchantment in Juliet Marillier’s series start Daughter of the Forest. Heroine Sorcha has lived her life dependent on the love and protection of her six brothers, but after an enchantress transforms them into swans, it is Sorcha’s role to save them — perhaps at great personal cost. This re-imagined Celtic legend is perfect for those who appreciate the medieval romance tales of Marion Zimmer Bradley and Diana L. Paxson.

Read this for summer reading!

For the DIY Designers…
Choose this as a book from a favorite genre or a genre you haven’t tried before: fantasy or re-told fairy tale.

For the Master Class Designers…
Choose this as a challenged (controversial) book, a beautifully sometime-sad book, or as a book highlighted on our MPPL website.