Marcus is a hard character to feel anything other than irritation for. Wrinkles up his intelligent, dirty sweat sock of a face in slow-eyed recognition. I'm not afraid of being crazy. Plot-wise, the series as a whole is unremarkable. He gives his boys a lick and grins at me.
He snorts, then circles around behind me and climbs on my back. The first book in a trilogy, Witch Boy gets off to a slow start. I look across the woods, the fields, the nearby houses, and on a good day, across the far hilltops. You don't know the half of it. Bits like the big roundabout on the cul-de-sac where our house is.
I used to scare myself when I did this kind of almighty crap. It comes up off the ground a foot, then three, then six, as if pushing itself up, then slaps back to earth. I'm afraid of being whatever I am. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. No spoilers, but the two factions vying for his attention are both equally unsympathetic.
Melted in the bead would be a blessing, compared to this. I've been knocking down trees and throwing boulders without touching them. At one point, Marcus is emotionally rattled when he kills a snake that has been following him constantly and attacking him occasionally. She always looks like I. About this Item: HarperCollins Publishers. I didn't know I was doing it; it was some kind of other me, but still -- I did it.
Is she dead or alive? I'm not afraid of being crazy. We are above it all, away from it all, yet somehow in control of it all. Nothing matches, nothing works, nothing much matters. You'd think there could be nothing worse than this -- but you'd be wrong. Sorry, I say to him as we reach our spot.
I get that it's a trilogy and you can't answer everything in the first book, but it's slow paced and leads to more questions than answers. If you do decide to read it and enjoy it, more power to you. Plot-wise, the series as a whole is unremarkable. Other people in these comments have mentioned the book's mature themes. Possible ex library copy, thatâ ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library.
We are not a boy and his dog. Worse: choosing between a coven of half-cracked witches and an evil absentee father. I didn't know I was doing it; it was some kind of other me, but still -- I did it. Also, totally a nitpick here, but the story is supposedly set in the North American countryside woods and forests and things. Either way, I finished the book and read through the next two. But you get used to it.
I climb us up the tree. I crouch down, run my hand lightly over his flat, velvety head and make sure his eyes catch mine. She is my oldest friend, not really my girlfriend, really my true fine love. You know, things like that. I look at them, stare at them, think about them where they are and think about them someplace else. What else can you do? Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Other characters 4 - The other characters are pretty good as well, such as his mother and Marcus' crush.
I always did, and then I did it. It is our last walk together in these woods, because tomorrow we are leaving Port Caledonia for a place called Blackwater. Even stranger, but just as true: Lately, I've been looking in the mirror and seeing a face I don't recognize. We are sitting in our tree, in our woods. However, it is also the most slowly paced book out of the three. I've been knocking down trees and throwing boulders without touching them. The Coven are doing everything they can to convince Marcus to join them and stop the evil King.
Chuck, I call out, and hear my voice roll out, around, and back to me. But I will still miss this one. For characters trying desperately to convince Marcus and the audience that they are the good guys, they sure do a lot of dog-napping, coercion, spying, mind reading, kidnapping, stalking, blood sacrifice, sexual assault, and general pestering. Marcus has an excuse; he's emotionally unstable and dealing with the possible death of his girlfriend that he may or may not have caused while being mentally and emotionally tormented and stalked by two magical factions who want him to join them-- maybe. Probably more than I want to do it.