The Crystal Mountain

The Crystal Mountain Forced to Grow Up In the island kingdom of Mineria intelligent energy beings called Guardians give members of the royal family supernatural abilities like speed stamina and strength But the nation

  • Title: The Crystal Mountain
  • Author: J. Gregory Smith
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 282
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Forced to Grow Up In the island kingdom of Mineria, intelligent energy beings called Guardians give members of the royal family supernatural abilities like speed, stamina, and strength But the nation is shocked when thirteen year old Dale, a prince weakened by childhood disease, is picked to succeed the aging king over his older half brother Erik In anger, Erik turns toForced to Grow Up In the island kingdom of Mineria, intelligent energy beings called Guardians give members of the royal family supernatural abilities like speed, stamina, and strength But the nation is shocked when thirteen year old Dale, a prince weakened by childhood disease, is picked to succeed the aging king over his older half brother Erik In anger, Erik turns to the primitive cousins of the Guardians, the Feral Spirits The aggressive nation of Capagia, an ancient enemy, decides the time is ripe to test the newly crowned boy king and sends a vast armada to conquer Mineria Can Dale learn to lead in time to save his country

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    1. A published author of thrillers and mysteries, The Crystal Mountain is author J. Gregory Smith's first piece written for young adults. It's clear that Smith understand the technical styles and mechanisms required to drive a plot forward for the Young Adult crowd as there is no page in The Crystal Mountain that does not engage the reader.The novel itself is not completely different in the landscape that comprises young adult fiction. It is impossible to tell a completely original tale written for [...]

    2. The Crystal Mountain by J. Gregory SmithThis book is Greg's first foray into the young adult genre. It is a fantasy set predominantly on an island kingdom with a benign ruler. The island is dominated by a crystal mountain home of mystery. The plot is a reign change from the king to his youngest son. This causes some issues with the oldest son who expected to be the ruler. Greg Smith did a masterful job on his first fantasy. He created likable characters and his dialogue ran true. His depiction o [...]

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