In Brief. Francesca DeVega is a healer in the city of Avel, composing magical sentences that close wounds and disspell curses, but her life is thrown into chaos . Spellbound. The Spellwright Trilogy (Volume 2) Blake Charlton Tor/Forge. The exciting sequel to the acclaimed epic fantasy debut Spellwright by Blake Charlton . AUTHOR INFORMATION: Blake Charlton overcame severe dyslexia in seventh grade when he began sneaking fantasy and science fiction.

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It wasn’t too hard to pick up on the rules of magic again, and the people got more charltob. Blake Charlton overcame severe dyslexia in seventh grade when he began sneaking fantasy and science fiction books into special ed study hall. Also, you would think that a wonderful world like that, so keen on obeying the rules of science and language, would at least adopt the metric system.

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Overall, a good read. Spellbound is pages long divided over a Prolog, fifty-two numbered chapters, and an Epilog. The idea of magic having defined spelling and syntax, and being composed in sentences is intriguing and different.

If you love fantasy and haven’t begun this series you’re missing out. Audible Studios on Brilliance audio Availability: He writes beautifully about blwke vistas and places. Please email webmaster fantasticfiction. Humor is not always handled well in epic fantasy, but Charlton gets it just right.

Each week, our editors select the one author and one spellboubd they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. With book two, we start with action and continue throughout. Everywhere she turns, Leandra finds herself amid conflict. Chwrlton just hope there won’t be a sudden change to say Since then he has been in no particular order a JV football coach, an undergraduate at Yale University, bald, a high school English teacher, a chronically semi-employed writer, a special education advocate, and a medical student at Stanford University.

My English might have improved somewhat since reading the first book since I had way less trouble with difficult words appearing – then again many tend to be based on Roman languages, so it’s not that hard. It was immediately visible that Charlton had taken his game to the next level and it helped the story out from beginning to end.


However when I finished this brilliant follow up to Spellwright I had to award another five stars. Now that I’ve had time to digest what I’ve read, I’m ready to write the review. For those readers who enjoyed the first book in this series, this tale blale add to the spelllbound complex story line, finishing off certain threads while illuminating new ones.

Where Spellwright focused extensively on the disabilities and triumph on the part of Nicodemus, Spellbound takes a bit of a different turn by focusing almost extensively char,ton Francesca, a healer.

We have a truly witty character, a multidimensional character you cannot help to love. And there were plenty of times I didn’t.

Spellbound (Spell, book 2) by Blake Charlton

Unfortunately, he can’t escape the chaos of his old life. And the wind mages who control chzrlton, turning it into windsails and airships, but can only use their magic on cloth and construct it in their hearts. However, it didn’t matter, because anything important from the previous book was mentioned when it was relevant to the storyline. Diverse personages zitten al vanaf het begin tot aan hun — soms gouden — oren in de problemen. While Nico still wants to save the world from the Disjunction, his most obsessive goal is curing his Master Shannon, sometimes taking extraordinary sspellbound and even going against Shannon’s own wishes.

Spellbound can be recommended to readers who like epic fantasy stories and want to immerse themselves into reading and experience the joy of reading good fantasy. Spellbound delivers everything promised—and then some. And of course zpellbound see the magical language Nicodemus has learned from the kobolds, which is bound to darkness. I know that there are fantasy readers who don’t want to read traditional fantasy, which is a real shame, because they don’t know what they’re missing.

His world building is better and he has created a richly detailed and charming fantasy world, without the infodumps that wpellbound me in the first book.


I enjoye Spellbound it the second book in Blake Charlton’s trilogy, following Spellwright. There is the clever introduction of new characters and characters are transformed from the form in which they were introduced in the first book. And despite there being sympathetic elements to these villains, they remain the villains and it’s impossible not to root for our heroes.


Wherever that may be you can be sure I’m following along. A diverse and entertaining cast The characters in Spellwright—Nicodemus, Shannon and Dierdre—were absolutely amazing. Spellbounc literature tends to gloss over some of spelpbound details of how the systems actually work: The first third started out like charltob Charlton’s writing is noticeably more polished this time round and the unique aspects of his world are developed much more satisfyingly, staying further away from stereotypical fantasy than in the first one.

Oh, but I forget, you are male. Well done, for a throw-away character.

Blake Charlton is now a proud dyslexic, but as a boy he hated the condition that kept him effectively illiterate. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. The Spellwright Trilogy 2 – Spellbound: That SO would not happen!

This therefore made a “cacographer” a dyslexic person who was magical into a real problem, because when they touched spells, they misspelled that which they touched. It’s just not a good idea.

The events of Spellbound take place ten years after Spellwright, and the focus is not on that books protagonist, Nicodemous Weal, but on a doctor and cleric, Francesca DeVega. Spellbound is set ten years after the events of Spellwright and as such, life in the S Blake Charlton’s debut novel Spellwright review made my top five books read in list last year, so me buying Spellbound was a given.

De een leest dat zijn schrijver is vermoord, de ander probeert — tevergeefs — een leven te redden, terwijl een derde haar leven op het spel zet door een magische taal te gebruiken die ze niet kent.

What if there is a constant tension between those systems that teeters on the brink of open warfare? Different spells are framed in different languages that affect different substances.

I’m sure that readers will be as delighted as I was to find out new things about their fate.