By Alexandra Bracken
Sydelle, a young girl who lives with her family in a desert village called Cliffton, aches to be more than a sand harvester She wants to see the kingdom and learn how to be an expert weaver. Unfortunately, she feels she is stuck in Cliffton, until one day she meets a wizard, North, who saves her. North is granted one thing from the Cliffton Village, because North brought information about a neighboring kingdom who was going to invade their village. North chooses Sydelle as his token for his service. As North and Sydelle try to get important information to the Queen, they battle other wizards and harsh weather. Sydelle also finds out more about herself. Could she be magical? Could she be the cause of all the storms that follow her?
My skinny on Brightly Woven.
I loved this book. It was a super clean read, had fun characters, and it was surprising that it was Alexandra's first book, she had ever published. I would recommend this book to any age group above age of 10.
The movie rating would be around a G-PG movie. There are a lot of adventures that North and Sydelle go through that keeps your attention. It is also a faster read.
I rate this book 4 out of 5 Foxes.