Wednesday 9 February 2022

The Witch, the Sword and the Cursed Knights by Alexandria Rogers - Book Tour


Hello everyone!!

Today I am really excited to share with you The Witch, the Sword and the Cursed Knights by Alexandria Rogers. It is a middle-grade fantasy book and it was released yesterday February 8th.

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Top 5 Reasons to read The Witch, the Sword and the Cursed Knight

  1. If you love retellings and re-imaginings of famous myths
  1. If you are fans of The School for Good and Evil and A Tale of Magic
  1. If you like books with magical academies and forbidden magic
  1. If you like books with multiple POVs
  1. The book is a good entry point into discussion on death, loss, grief, and self-acceptance.

Synopsis of the book:

Twelve-year-old Ellie can’t help that she’s a witch, the most hated member of society. Determined to prove her worth and eschew her heritage, Ellie applies to the Fairy Godmother Academy—her golden ticket to societal acceptance. But Ellie’s dreams are squashed when she receives the dreaded draft letter to serve as a knight of King Arthur’s legendary Round Table. She can get out of the draft—but only if she saves a lost cause.

Enter Caedmon, a boy from Wisconsin struggling with the death of his best friend. He first dismisses the draft as ridiculous; magic can’t possibly exist. But when Merlin’s ancient magic foretells his family’s death if he doesn’t follow through, he travels to the knights’ castle, where he learns of a wicked curse leeching the knights of their power.

To break the curse, Ellie and Caedmon must pass a series of deathly trials and reforge the lost, shattered sword of Excalibur. And unless Ellie accepts her witch magic and Caedmon rises to become the knight he’s meant to be, they will both fail—and the world will fall to the same darkness that brought King Arthur and Camelot to ruin.

About the author: 

After receiving her master’s degree at City, University of London for her non-fiction book on the romantic mythology of Paris, she acted, modeled, and wrote in Los Angeles. Eventually, she discovered she preferred drizzly days to eternal sunshine, and that she didn’t want anything to divert her time from writing.

Now the Wisconsin native lives in Edinburgh with her husband and dog, in eternal search of excuses to visit Paris.

The ink for the tour schedule is here

See you in the next post and don't forget to keep reading!!!

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