Jack Brenin’s life changes the moment he finds a golden acorn lying in the grass. It’s always nice to know a little backstory from a character who actually kills for a living. She is fast, super strong and she also has a code of honor and never resorts to trickery. I was very worried I would have to say goodbye to my favourite character with this reading, but instead I was surprised by the death of a new, and welcome, addition. In this book, Thomas continues his Apprenticeship as a Spook, someone who fights the dark and boy is it a hard one. Attack Yeah, there’s no way this knight is actually going to help them. Followers of the dark chase her, but she is no easy target. I do find it hard to accept that there will never be another book set in the world of the Wardstone Chronicles because much still remains to be explored.

It is a sad day when I read one of my beloved “Spook’s” books and don’t like it!! Grimalkin has been one of my favorite characters from the moment she was introd Excellent, excellent book. Views Read Edit View history. In my last review, for The Spook’s Destiny, I mentioned that Spook’s books are either good, very good or excellent. So, I guess, if it were me, I’d be doing whatever I could to get that head back as well. A Fight to the Death Hrm Finally it will come true. Grimalkin seems to have done much the same, and through the power of positive thinking, she formed herself into the most brutal and ruthless of all witch assassins.

Things take a bit of a turn in the middle, and grumalkin seems like the stakes might be raised a bit, but then you ahve the thing, towards the end, where Alice view spoiler [heals Grimalkin from the poison that weakens her, so not only is she as invincible as it seems she usually is, but she’s even more super charged by the end.


I was looking back at the books I’d read this year and to my surprise there was no review gfimalkin this book. A Gift from Hell!

Michael is sent to This latest chilling installment within the Wardstone Chronicles is full of terrifying drama, spine-chilling suspense and nail-biting narrative!

John Gregory is the Spook for “the County” and gives Tom practical instruction on tackling ghosts, ghasts, witches, boggarts, and all grimalmin of other things that serve “The Dark”. In this book, though, he fights a goat. Followers of the dark chase her, but she is no easy target.

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I am Grimalkin has to be the most fascinating book you’ll ever read. As Tom is the seventh son of a seventh son he is able to see things others cannot, such as boggarts, ghasts, ghosts and others. All in all she failed to displace Alice as the best female character. Mar 01, Miranda Reads rated it it was amazing Shelves: Grimalkin is being chased throughout.

We get to learn the origin story of Grimalkin and what it took for her to become the greatest of witch assassins. So, while they are supposed to help shape her, they also cannot help but be a pointer to her own limitations.

His home is in the middle of Boggart territory and his village has a boggart called the Hall Knocker, whic I feel devastated that I’m giving this 1 star: I can see why this is not listed as a separate book from the rest of the series.

When you think about it despite all the recent amm depiction of assassins in the media books, movies, video games, etc. This will not do! Wynde one of the Lamias flies down to attach them but is killed.


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I Am Grimalkin by Joseph Delaney

July Learn how and when to remove this template message. The Spook keeps the County safe from creatures of the dark; things that suck your blood and snatch your bones and squeeze the breath from your body. This particular goat happens to be a God, the Greek god of nature Pan no, not the things you cook eggs withto be exact. Some of this comes through with Grimalkin as well. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

The plot centres on a year-old farm boy named Tom who lives in the countryside of The County, loosely based on the English county of Lancashirewhere the author resides [1] with his large family.

They’re in the tower. Unfortunately, I was very disappointed with this book. Want to Read saving….

I Am Grimalkin by Joseph Delaney

Michael Belmont has always dreamed of leading a more adventurous life, but when it actually happens, he ends up getting more than he ever bargained rgimalkin. Then again, Delaney has a way of subverting my expectations, so maybe it’s good that I don’t remember everything clearly Why did Thorne have to DIE?! Retrieved 4 October