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Book Review: Brotherband Chronicles: The Outcasts

The Outcasts Brotherband Chronicles, Book 1 By John Flanagan Brotherband Chronicles is a companion trilogy to John Flanagan’s wildly popular Ranger’s Apprentice series. The trilogy follows a half-Skandian, half-Araluen boy, Hal, and his group of friends on their journey to be recognized as warriors by the Skandian adults. When his best friend Mikkel is killed …

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Book Review: Ranger’s Apprentice: The Lost Stories

The Lost Stories Ranger’s Apprentice, Book 11 By John Flanagan In honor of the release of The Royal Ranger, I’ve decided to post a review of the preceeding book in the Ranger’s Apprentice series, The Lost Stories, on the final novel’s Australian release date. Rather than a novel like the other books in the series, …

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Book Review: Ranger’s Apprentice: The Emperor of Nihon-Ja

The Emperor of Nihon-Ja Ranger’s Apprentice, Book 10 By John Flanagan The friends’ adventures take them to the farthest reaches of the world in the tenth novel in the Ranger’s Apprentice series. While in Nihon-Ja learning new swordfighting techniques, Horace and George find themselves on the wrong side of a government coup. Choosing to remain …

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Book Review: Ranger’s Apprentice: Halt’s Peril

Halt’s Peril Ranger’s Apprentice, Book 9 By John Flanagan Halt, Will, and Horace pursue the inner circle of the Outsiders as they make their way towards Araluen. While tracking them through a drowned forest, Halt is wounded by a Genovesan assassin’s arrow and soon begins acting strangely. When Halt falls unconscious, Will and Horace fear …

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Book Review: Ranger’s Apprentice: The Kings of Clonmel

The Kings of Clonmel Ranger’s Apprentice, Book 8 By John Flanagan Crowley, commandant of the Ranger Corps, reassigns Will to Redmont Fief while Halt enters semi-retirement with his wife at Redmont Castle. Meanwhile, a group of religious charlatans known as the Outsiders sweep across nearby Hibernia, gradually undermining and overthrowing the rulers of the five …

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Book Review: Ranger’s Apprentice: Erak’s Ransom

Erak’s Ransom Ranger’s Apprentice, Book 7 By John Flanagan Set between The Battle for Skandia and The Sorcerer of the North, Erak’s Ransom deals with the final months leading up to Will’s graduation from Apprentice Ranger to a full member of the Ranger Corps. Redmont Fief is celebrating a marriage long in the making, the …

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Book Review: Ranger’s Apprentice: The Siege of Macindaw

The Siege of Macindaw Ranger’s Apprentice, Book 6 By John Flanagan With the traitor Keren holding Alyss hostage in Castle Macindaw, Will joins forces with the shipwrecked crew of a Skandian wolfship. The small force is soon joined by Horace, posing as an unattached knight, and they begin plotting to retake the castle. The two …

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Book Review: Ranger’s Apprentice: The Sorcerer of the North

The Sorcerer of the North Ranger’s Apprentice, Book 5 By John Flanagan Five years after helping the Skandians defeat the Temujai, Will is a full-fledged Ranger, newly assigned to Seacliff Fief. A few months into his assignment, Alyss arrives at Seacliff with a message for Will to meet with Halt and Crowley for a secret …

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Book Review: Ranger’s Apprentice: The Battle for Skandia

The Battle For Skandia Ranger’s Apprentice, Book 4 By John Flanagan The Battle For Skandia, known by the title of Oakleaf Bearers outside of the United States, is the third book in what could be considered a trilogy. It wraps up various story threads tracing back to Book 2 and actually ends with all of …

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Book Review: Ranger’s Apprentice: The Icebound Land

The Icebound Land Ranger’s Apprentice, Book 3 By John Flanagan The Icebound Land begins with Will and Evanlyn still captives of the Skandian mercenary Erak and his crew. Summer gales force the Skandian wolfship to weather on a small island, Skorghijl. While Will seeks for some method of escape, Evanlyn is content to wait for …

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