New World: a Frontier Fantasy Novel by Steven W. White

New World: a Frontier Fantasy Novel (Tales of the New World Book 1) by [White, Steven W.]

Where you can find New World: Amazon

Genre: Fantasy

Goodreads synopsis:

Across the sea lies a newly discovered continent, a world whose forests and beasts are unknown to the recorded memory of elves, dwarves, or men.

In this land called Mira, the brutal sacking of a young colony links the fates of two opposite characters: a twelve-year-old printer’s son named Simon Jones and his long-lost uncle Tiberius Bogg, one of Mira’s legendary mountain men.

Simon is small but smart; scared but determined. Bogg, with his raccoon-skin cap and smart-talking grammar abuse, is fast as a splintercat and stealthy as a hidebehind. Together, they turn the tables and pursue their attackers (a cruel knight and his soldiers from the old country) through a wilderness full of extraordinary creatures – jackelopes and thunderbirds, fur-bearing trout and four-legged hills – all culled from American tall tales, Indian legends, and backwoods folklore.

My review:

What I liked about New World:

  1. It made me laugh. The situations that Bogg and Simon get themselves into are hilarious
  2. I loved the storyline.  It was definitely attention-grabbing.
  3. Bogg’s character. For some reason, I have a mental image of him that made me laugh

What I disliked about New World: a Frontier Fantasy Novel:

  1. The knights. They just rubbed me the wrong way.
  2. and that’s it
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