Reviews by Tag: knights

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Max & the Midknights: The Tower of Time by Lincoln Pierce

Max & the Midknights: The Tower of Time

By Lincoln Pierce
5
Rated by
Ethan
Jul 24, 2022

Max is a young girl who is a knight-in-training, and is part of a group of adventurers known
as the Midknights. She has just learned that she has a twin sister, named Mary, and wants to
become reunited with her and learn more about their past. However, Mary is on the run for the
many crimes that she has commited, and can be nowhere to be find. In order to find her sister and
learn more about her past, Max must go on a journey with the Midknights to find Mary and travel

Teen Review
Max & the Midknights by Lincoln Pierce

Max & the Midknights

By Lincoln Pierce
5
Rated by
Ethan
Jul 24, 2022

Max is a young troubadour traveling with Uncle Budrick across the land. However, Max
doesn’t want to be a troubadour, but instead a knight. Max is soon given the chance to become a
hero when both her and Uncle Budrick arrive in Byjovia. There they find out that King Gastley
has taken control of the kingdom, making Byjovia no longer the great land it once was. To make
matters worse, Max’s uncle is soon taken away by Gastley and sent to his palace! In order to save
the kingdom and her uncle, Max must form a group of adventurers known as the Midknights, and

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Max & the Midknights: Battle of the Bodkins by Lincoln Pierce

Max & the Midknights: Battle of the Bodkins

By Lincoln Pierce
5
Rated by
Ethan
Jul 24, 2022

The story is set in the middle ages and focused on a girl named Max and her friends, the
Midknights. Max wants to become a knight and go on great adventures, so she is currently
attending knight school. However, her homeland, Byjovia, is soon under attack by creatures that
can take the form of any Byjovian! These creatures are known as the bodkins! In order to protect
Byjovia and defeat the bodkins, Max and the Midknights must travel to the creatures’ homeland,
save their friends who are trapped inside, and prevent the bodkins from coming into Byjovia.

Teen Review
Woven by Michael Jensen and David Powers King

Woven

By Michael Jensen and David Powers King
3
Rated by
Sophie G.
Jul 12, 2022

Woven is the story of Nels, who has been desperate to be a knight for the kingdom of Avërand since he was young. However, despite his height and strength, he’s ignored by the knighthood. Instead, Nels goes around helping his village, until he is murdered. Nels awakes as a ghost, only able to be seen by spoiled princess Tyra. The two must work together to find out who killed Nels, and how it all relates to an ancient needle with the ability to mend and weave the world.

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Squire by Sara Alfageeh and Nadia Shammas

Squire

By Sara Alfageeh and Nadia Shammas
4
Rated by
Tyler H.
Jun 15, 2022

Squire is a story about Aiza, a girl who wishes to be a knight. Throughout all of her childhood she has struggled as she is a part of the Ornu people who were captured long ago and are not granted full citizenship. Knighthood is her only path to citizenship and her one true desire. But things are a lot harder than Aiza expected. The war isn’t as black and white as it might have seemed. Maybe she isn’t being turned into a noble knight, but just yet another killing machine.

Teen Review
Alanna The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce

Alanna: The First Adventure

By Tamora Pierce
5
Rated by
Micaela R.
Jun 4, 2021

10-year-old Alanna of Trebond wants to be a knight. Unfortunately, in the land of Tortall, girls of noble birth are sent to the convent to learn the skills they will need as the wives of knights and lords. Her twin brother, Thom, wants to learn to use the powerful magic that they were both born with, but as the only son of the fief of Trebond, Thom must become a knight of the realm. Alanna and Thom trade places, so that Alanna, disguised as a boy, can travel to Corus to become a great knight and Thom can travel to the City of the Gods to study magic.

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