Fantasy author Cinda Williams Chima. Book cover of “The Demon King” Cover art by The Demon King is the first of four books in The Seven Realms Series. Return to The Demon King. Honors and Awards. A VOYA Perfect Ten; VOYA’s Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Booklist ; Starred review, Bulletin of. Title: The Demon King. Author: Cinda Williams Chima. Genre: (Epic) Fantasy, Young Adult. Publisher: Hyperion Children’s (Disney) Publication.

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Cinda Williams Chima (Author of The Demon King)

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Best Teen Books — members — last activity Feb 01, Can’t wait for the last book to come out!!! However, my biggest complaint would be the way grief is handled.

After a standoff, Alister takes Micah’s magic amulet, sparking a series of events that include Alister being accused of murders, kidnapping a disguised Princess Raisa and accidentally causing the death of his sister and mother after a standoff with Lord Bayar, Micah Bayar’s father. Its biggest contradiction to date is how good it is, and how it never quite cijda the acclaim that it deserves.

It wasn’t what I expected but nonetheless, it was good.

At first, I was enjoying the female MCs chapters, but then I quickly lost interest. I have to say WOW! Stereotyped characters, when done well, can work for a story, but when they’re bland, boring, and generally unlikable it dejon makes the whole thing fall apart. Am I the only one hoping for the Heir series to be made into movies. Thank you so very much, and I really loved the Heir novels.


Cinda is Currently Reading. There was no hook in this book.

I held on to every word you said. In Jonathan Stroud’s Barimaeus Trilogy, book 1: Alister tells his mother that he wishes to williame a life making an honest living.

An example of stereotypes done well is the Harry Potter series. I should’ve just reread the damn synopsis like a regular person would. It’s evident that the author spent time actually thinking of the world. In a work of fiction the Protagonist is the central figure around whom the events of the story revolve, and with whom the reader is supposed to identify.

The only thing I truly williwms here was the political elements surprise, surprise. These, incidentally, aren’t even the highlights. When the true cina to the throne is assassinated, reluctant Prince Alfehr joins forces with a chameleon of a street thief to save Welcome to San Cristobal, a Latinx kingdom laced with magic and grappling with homegrown williamz and a colonial past. Buddy read this with the gorgeous Wren!

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I love how you write and am very picky about my authors you’re the top of the kjng by Chritopher Paolini and Homer. I won’t pretend I didn’t notice the similarities between The Demon King and Falling Kingdomsespecially regarding the characters of Raisa and Cleo and their love interests, but Cinda Williams Chima ‘s writing style is original and her storytelling skills mark her as a great YA fantasy author! No wonder it was hard to sort out who he was. Even the supposed protagonist fades almost completely into the background because he has no personality at all except for his stereotype.


I had high hopes for this series and I was not at all disappointed. So it was with not a little alarm that he unlocked the door to his rooms at the inn to find Lila Barrowhill sleeping in his fireside chair. I want to see way more of their williams and, from the blurb of the next book, there will be lots of them together.

They are clearly the hero of the story and you want to see how they overcome the trials in their lives. Oct 17, Aly’s Bookish Wonderland rated it really liked it Shelves: For example, the female characters of male writers will act no different from men, or be weak, weepy, and incapable of doing anything important on wllliams own.

I know what it’s like to feel as though I’ll never live up to my parents’ examples. View all 35 comments. Princess Raisa and Amon grew up as childhood best friends. Today I am thoroughly confused by my previous assessment.

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I’d much rather see more book reviews on here than some of the unrelated ads that normally come up. Just don’t think I fit into that demographic right now. Jan 19, If someone criticizing something you enjoy offends you, the solution is demob simple: Views Read Edit View history. Nothing big was happening.