Coalition Of Lions
Enormously interesting, and -- sometimes, and surprisingly -- incredibly moving. This is a very beautiful, delicate study of first love, which is also filled with political intrigue, adventure, lions, secret passages, twists, adventure, comedy, tragedy....and the most amazing characters. I don't know how Elizabeth Wein can do everything she does in so few words -- and I also don't know how she can always make me cry.I thought this was a great book -- it wouldn't be everybody's cup of tea (or coffee, as the case may be). But I loved it.I think anybody who likes the books of [a:Megan Whalen Turner|22542|Megan Whalen Turner|http://d.gr-assets.com/authors/1241223424p2/22542.jpg], [a:Rosemary Sutcliff|26457|Rosemary Sutcliff|http://d.gr-assets.com/authors/1300512422p2/26457.jpg], or [a:Amanda McCrina|6216354|Amanda McCrina|http://d.gr-assets.com/authors/1350874139p2/6216354.jpg] would love this, too.