The Seer's 7 Deadly Fairy Tales:
by Elizabeth Marx
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Publication Date: March 12, 2012
Publisher: Elizabeth Marx
Number of Pages: 77
Okay, let’s start out
by saying this book is a compendium, not a novel. I had no idea what a
compendium was until my good friend Merriam Webster informed me.
Compendium: 1) a brief summary of a larger work or of a field of
knowledge; 2) A collection or compilation.
This is all the
ExtraOrdinary knowledge I’ve collected and written down in the little
black book Ilithyia gave me as a death-day present. The same night she
gave me the spiel about the important purpose I’d serve as The Seer. I
have more questions about the Order than I have answers for, but I’ve
decided to serve my higher purpose by constructing this encyclopedia for
the Ordinary world.
The Seer’s 7 Deadly Fairy Tales also
includes a truthful account of what happened to me, and a peek into what
transpired while Locke and I were sent away to Blessingston. It’s full
of definitions, cool illustrations, and the first of seven fairy tales
that will be told over the course of the series. If you’re dying to know
what goes on behind the veil of secrecy Salem is shrouded in, feel free
to read this compendium.
But beware, the Order has one rule
about recording ExtraOrdinary events--it’s strictly forbidden. So just
to be on the safe side, you might want to destroy this after reading it.
But don’t worry about me getting in trouble, I’m already dead!
The Seer's 7 Deadly Fairy Tales: A Compendium by Elizabeth Marx
Talk about a fantastic "hook" to prime interest in the full novel! A
high school girl is killed in an accident. Her boyfriend lives and is
determined to discover why she died, but not through normal channels,
but a secret world to which he belongs. Unknown to Locke, she has
become a Seer, able to see the world she can no longer be a part of.
And there's the hook, what happens?
pages are filled with descriptions, definitions and information on the
paranormal, mythological world, and I have to say, it was fascinating
for me! Nothing like having a reference book for my paranormal reading,
complete with illustrations! The Seer's 7 Deadly Fairy Tales: A Compendium
by Elizabeth Marx is well worth the read.