Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Debut novelist Charlton creates a complex world in Spellwright (The Spellwright Trilogy, Book 1) by [Charlton, Blake]. Audible Sample. Audible Sample. Playing Playing Loading Loading. Because of how fast he can forge the magical runes that create spells, Nicodemus was thought to be the Halcyon, a powerful spellwright prophesied to prevent. Spellwright (), Tor Books, ISBN ; Spellbound (), Tor Books, ISBN ; Spellbreaker.

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I guess I should have been careful what I wished for when I started likening Spellwright to my favourite fantasy of days gone by! What if the wizard is dyslexic?

Spells spellwrigt literally spelled, using runes of various magical languages, composed by wizards within their bodies and sent forth. She’s a wonderful speaker and if you are in the business of hiring authors to speak at your events, I recommend her.

Worldbuilding is not really what I want to praise here. Charlton combines a unique magical system with an interesting cast of characters to create a story that, while sometimes afflicted with “new writer” issues like some troubles with pacingis still an entertaining addition to the fantasy genre.

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There is some great witty dialogue in this book as well. Besides this one limitation, however, he’s also quite capable and really pretty powerful.

Spellright figured, because I’m cynical and I hate people, that Charlton would be all flirty to the cute girls or guys Do you know what this means? His greatest power — magic — becomes a perilous, disobeying and likely catastrophic force of nature when Nicodemus spells even the most elementary of magical prose.

Spellwright (Spellwright, #1) by Blake Charlton

There is no way you can be the child of prophesy right? Trivia About Spellwright Spel A wright is a person that co http: To say this was untrue for this work would be a euphemism. This was definitely what I would call a light read. There have been many books whereby I have found myself yawning due to the information overload spanning pages as the characters are pushed to the back of our minds — yet Spellwright cannot be accused of that.


At 25, Nicodemus is still an apprentice to Magister Shannon, not able to wield anything but the simplest spells without error, mistrusted by the rest of the academy and constantly confronted with the fact that he can never be a great wizard, much less the Halcyon he was spellwriight to be.

Nicodemus Weal is a cacographer, unable to reproduce even simple magical texts without ‘misspelling’ — a mistake which can have deadly consequences. Aug 31, Jo Anne B rated it really liked it. They have been translated into 9 languages. I blwke read plenty about dyslexia throughout my psychology degree. And when two of the wizards closest to Nicodemus are found dead, it becomes clear b,ake some of those factions will stop at nothing to find the apprentice and bend him to their will… So, what did I think of the book?

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Characterization was good, especially with Nicodemus. Tome 1, by Anna Stephens book review. I knew who Martin was. So instead of a story about, say, overthrowing bad guys or saving the world, the story becomes about Nico’s obsession with getting himself “fixed”.

Our author, however, is. That is always charoton good quality in a hero. My husband and I both thoroughly enjoyed this blaks and we can’t spellwrighf till Blake Charlton writes more.

Game of Thrones season 8 teaser trailer. Here is the blurb on the book: The characters are well rounded. There is Nicodemus who most of all wants to spell, and not cause chaos. The environment that the magicians live in seems at times to be slightly too perfect, which gives it a bit of a YA feel.


Kids of all ages will have to laugh at this. Sep 11, Cris Pender rated it it was amazing. So, what did Nlake think of the book?

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Is it a perfect novel? My problem was I just couldn’t picture the magic system.

Charlton is creating a different type of magical world here, and I cannot wait to read more about it!

I had to keep going back and re-reading previous pages when I had finally been given enough information to understand them.

Unfortunately, book one was not to be spellwrighh meaning I could not pick up the series there and then. The character is eminently believable, and his difficulty spellwrigght spelling will strike a chord with many.

My wife is very smart, but reading and writing will always be, to some degree, difficult for her. I didn’t even know there was a class like this in med school.

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There were times when I couldn’t get a solid grip on how the magic happened. Hellboy first trailer. Doing either spelwlright of those things is a reason for kudos, but doing both at the same time is mind-boggling. If you want to read one of the promising debut novels which is exceedingly charming, offers passion, breathes magic with every syllable and twist you around the little finger within minutes then there is no way out to read Spellwright.

Product details File Size: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Dyslexia, as a disability isn’t something we can cure.