The War of the Ember (Guardians of Ga'hoole, Book 15)
The final book in Lasky's best-selling animal series.
The strange, maniacal blue owl known as the Striga has been rousted from the Great Ga'Hoole Tree. Nyra, leader of the vicious Pure Ones, is either dead or laying low in some distant land,leaving the tree finally at peace. As if fed by an invisible spring, learning and the lively arts flourish at the great tree and spread throughout the owl kingdoms.
But unbeknowst to the Guardians, in a long-empty cave deep in the Northern Kingdoms two ruthless villains join forces to conjure an ancient evil, an evil that will do their bidding and wreak havoc on the world.
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The strange, maniacal... ...more
By Kathryn Lasky
“Soren , your time has come.” Those fateful words were empowering and heartbreaking. The book was incredible and magnificent and bloody and everything in between. My favorite character is by far Teng Shu even though he play only a minor role... ...more
First of all, this book... for promising a "final battle", there was precious little actual battle-- mostly exposition and preparation. I call that poorly paced..... ...more
This book/series has a lot of bittersweet memories for me. When I finished it(and cried) it was Christmas Eve. Ezylryb will forever remind me of my grandfather, who was a true book lover. Right about the time I read the part in the series where Ezylryb passed... ...more
In this last chapter in the great saga of the Guardians of Ga'Hoole the Striga and Nyra join to conjure a malignant power from hagsmire itself. When... ...more