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Daughter of the Forest (Sevenwaters, #1) Lovely Sorcha Is The Seventh Child And Only Daughter Of Lord Colum Of Sevenwaters Bereft Of A Mother, She Is Comforted By Her Six Brothers Who Love And Protect Her Sorcha Is The Light In Their Lives, They Are Determined That She Know Only Contentment.But Sorcha S Joy Is Shattered When Her Father Is Bewitched By His New Wife, An Evil Enchantress Who Binds Her Brothers With A Terrible Spell, A Spell Which Only Sorcha Can Lift By Staying Silent If She Speaks Before She Completes The Quest Set To Her By The Fair Folk And Their Queen, The Lady Of The Forest, She Will Lose Her Brothers Forever When Sorcha Is Kidnapped By The Enemies Of Sevenwaters And Taken To A Foreign Land, She Is Torn Between The Desire To Save Her Beloved Brothers, And A Love That Comes Only Once Sorcha Despairs At Ever Being Able To Complete Her Task, But The Magic Of The Fair Folk Knows No Boundaries, And Love Is The Strongest Magic Of Them All


10 thoughts on “Daughter of the Forest (Sevenwaters, #1)

  1. says:

    Real life is not quite as it is in stories In the old tales, bad things happen, and when the tale has unfolded and come to its triumphant conclusion, it is as if the bad things had never been Life is not as simple as that, not quiteJuliet Marillier, Daughter of the Forest The above quote, hands down, sums up Daughter of the Forest for me Yes, this is a fairy tale, but it also speaks truth about life about how once you go forward, you cannot go back to the beginning because things areReal life is not quite as it is in stories In the old tales, bad things happen, and when the tale has unfolded and come to its triumphant conclusion, it is as if the bad things had never been Life is not as simple as that, not quiteJuliet Marillier, Daughter of the Forest The above quote, hands down, sums up Daughter of the Forest for me Yes, this is a fairy tale, but it also speaks truth about life about how once you go forward, you cannot go back to the beginning because things are never the same again This holds true for the heroine, Sorcha, as well as for the other characters in the story No matter what she accomplishes, in the end, her life and that of all the characters is permanently changed and sometimes that change comes in the form of wounds that will never truly heal But undernea...


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    Warning Mention of rape and discussion of such follows.I gave this book four stars so obviously I did enjoy it There are actually many, many enjoyable elements to this book and I promise to get to them in a momentI found myself so COMPLETELY annoyed with Daughter of the Forest though I really enjoyed the book We are treated to the terrible acts committed against Sorcha and it s rather graphic at moments Yet when it comes to consensual, loving sex nothing Fade to black the moment Warning Mention of rape and discussion of such follows.I gave this book four stars so obviously I did enjoy it There are actually many, many enjoyable elements to this book and I promise to...


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    First let me give a shout out to the rapists and dog killer abusers in the book with a gif below Now let s crack on with a short review So Sorcha was not born the seventh son She was born a daughter with 6 older brothers Finbar, Liam, Cormack, Conor, Padriac and Diarmid These brothers take care of Sorcha and I forgot to mention she s a healer Well, one day their father brings home the evil sorceress that is to be the wicked stepmother Yeah, she puts an ole curse on the brothers and such First let me give a shout out to the rapists and dog killer abusers in the book with a gif below Now let s crack on with a short review So Sorcha was not born the seventh son She was born a daughter with 6 older brothers Finbar, Liam, Cormack, Conor, Padriac and Diarmid These brothers take care of Sorcha and I forgot to mention she s a healer Well, one day their father brings home the evil sorceress that is to be the wicked stepmother Yeah, she puts an ole curse on the brothers and such Sorcha has to find out from the Lady of the Forest what to do Right before all of this though, she helps one of her brothers free a Briton captive named Simon Sorcha helps in his healing process until all of the curse stuff happens and she has to run away Bad things happen Then later on she is found find some Britons who save h...


  4. says:

    Reviewed by Rabid Reads4.5 starsEverything I could tell you about Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier can be summed up in a single paragraph from the story itself If I were telling this tale, and it were not my own, I would give it a neat, satisfying endingIn such stories, there are no loose ends There are no unraveled edges and crooked threads Daughters do not give their hearts to the enemy The wicked do not simply disappear, taking with them the satisfaction of vengeance Yo Reviewed by Rabid Reads4.5 starsEverything I could tell you about Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier can be summed up in a single paragraph from the story itself If I were telling this tale, and it were not my own, I would give it a neat, satisfying endingIn such stories, there are no loose ends There are no unraveled ed...


  5. says:

    I love Ireland and love retellings, so this was all sorts of enchanting.Sorcha is the seventh daughter of a seventh son and has 6 older brothers A few of them communicate mentally and there are hints of fae and magic woven throughout the druidic Irish setting It s a long story, but basically young Sorcha s brothers are turned into swans and she has to remain silent for years as she spins a thorny plant into shirts so they can be human again It s a truly miserable, isolating task and the story I love Ireland and love retellings, so this was all sorts of enchanting.Sorcha is the seventh daughter of a seventh son and has 6 older brothers A few of them communicate mentally and there are hints of fae and magic woven throughout the druidic Irish setting It s a long s...


  6. says:

    All that he had of her was his memory,where he held every moment,every single moment that she had been his.That was all he had,to keep out the lonelinessDaughter of the Forest is one of those books.The ones that are scored on my heart,the ones that caused both my awe and respect for the story and for the author.For it takes a tremendous amount of talent and soul to write such a book.I recall the tale of the Six Swans,I remember being a little girl watching the animated version,and it made mAll that he had of her was his memory,where he held every moment,every single moment that she had been his.That was all he had,to keep out the lonelinessDaughter of the For...


  7. says:

    4.7 starsAside from a couple of minor qualms, Daughter of the Forest is pretty much an example of an almost perfect debut novel.This book is a beautiful retelling of the Celtic Swans myth, which has been familiar to me since childhood through the Hans Christian Andersen s version The Wild Swans Sorcha is the seventh child and the only daughter of Lord Colum of Sevenwaters When Colum remarries after being widowed for almost 13 years, the evil stepmother and witch puts a dreadful spell on 4.7 starsAside from a couple of minor qualms, Daughter of the Forest is pretty much an example of an almost perfect debut novel.This book is a beautiful retelling of the Celtic Swans myth, which has been familiar to me since childhood through the Han...


  8. says:

    Incredible I know I ve said I ve been speechless when reading books before, but this time, I genuinely don t have the words to express what a masterpiece this novel is I actually finished this novel early today morning, at around 1 30, but it was only at 2 30 ish that I actually got up to go to sleep I couldn t get this story out of my head I simply kept thinking about it If Juliet Marillier hadn t already made a fan out of me with Heart s Blood, then I d be tripping over myself to fall at Incredible I know I ve said I ve been speechless when reading books before, but this time, I genuinely don t have the words to express what a masterpiece this novel is I actually finished this novel early today morning, at around 1 30, but it was only at 2 30 ish that I actually got up to go to sleep I couldn t get this story out of my head I simply kept thin...


  9. says:

    I have always loved the fairy tale about the sister with numerous brothers who had a wicked stepmother who enchanted her brothers to turn them into birds The number of brothers and the type of birds can vary I have seen it with ravens and with swans In Daughter of the Forest, Ms Marillier used the version in which the heroine has six brothers and they are all turned into swans I must say I truly enjoyed and devoured this heartbreaking, emotionally wrenching novel based on that fairy tale I have always loved the fairy tale about the sister with numerous brothers who had a wicked stepmother who enchanted her brothers to turn them into birds The number of brothers and the type of birds can vary I have seen it with ravens and with swans In Daughter of the Forest, Ms Marillier used the version in which the heroine has six brothers and they are all turned into swans I must say I truly enjoyed and devoured this heartbreaking, emotionally wrenching novel based on that fairy tale I like the way this version is set in Dark Ages Ireland, in which the Irish fight against the British to maintain their sacred islands and to keep their own faith In this case, the heroine is the seventh child born to parents who are mystically blessed Her mother died in childbirth and bequeathed a spiritual legacy and a deep bond to her seven children.The theme of family is a huge foundation of this story These siblings would do anything for each other, and their bonds of loyalty are severely te...


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    It has taken me forever to get to this review because I was just not sure how I could possibly pack everything I felt during this book into coherent words stuck together that would even possibly do it justice I still don t think that I will be able to manage it but I ll try.Daughter of the Forest DoF takes an old Irish legend fairy tale and breathes new life into it I was not familiar at all with the original version of this story so I cannot comment on how closely it follo...


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