North or Be Eaten by Andrew Peterson with a Double Giveaway!

North or be eaten

I found myself entangled in the pages of a Narnia like world… captured by the adventure that can only come from a well written read…  ~ Sheila

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Janner, Tink, and Leeli Igiby thought they were normal children with normal lives and a normal past. But now they know they’re really the Lost Jewels of Anniera, heirs to a legendary kingdom across the sea, and suddenly everyone wants to kill them.

Their escape brings readers to the very brink of Fingap Falls, over the Stony Mountains, and across the Ice Prairies, while villains galore try to stop the Igibys permanently. Fearsome toothy cows and horned hounds return, along with new dangers: a mad man running a fork factory, a den of rockroaches, and majestic talking sea dragons.

Andrew Peterson’s lovable characters create what says made Book One “one of the best fantasy novels in a very long time,” and Book Two contains even more thrills, exploring “themes universal in nature, ranging from the classic good versus evil, to the importance of family, and burdens of responsibility.”


Author Bio:

Andrew Peterson is the author of On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness and The Ballad of Matthew’s Begats . He’s also the critically-acclaimed singer-songwriter and recording artist of ten albums, including Resurrection Letters II. He and his wife, Jamie, live with their two sons and one daughter in The Warren near Nashville, Tennessee. Visit Andrew’s websites: and

My Thoughts:  It took me  a ways into the book to finally capture the flow of this read.  I wonder if part of that is due to the fact that I had not read book one – On The Edge Of The Dark Of Darkness.  I did not even know this was a sequal until after I had begun reading….

Once the book grabbed hold of me – I flew through the pages picking up elements that I loved about Narnia.  This book is well written with elements that could keep me guessing.  I have to admit this was not as easy a read as I found the Narnia books to be.  I struggled in points keeping track of all the action and what and the where…  I think young 8 – 13 year olds may enjoy this very much…. I get the impression it would really be their thing.

On this particular book I goofed and wound up on two different blog tours with it.  Due to this I have two books to giveaway.  (Remember Christmas is coming – this would make a wonderful gift!)

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** Giveaway ends on October 5

Thank you to both Kelly and Staci for offering me a chance to review this book.

I received my review copies from Kelly Blewett, Publicist
KBK Public Relations and
Staci Carmichael
Publicity Assistant
WaterBrook Press, a division of Random House

32 thoughts on “North or Be Eaten by Andrew Peterson with a Double Giveaway!

  1. My 15-year old son LOVES fantasy (I just posted his list of Top Ten Fantasy Series at my blog this week) – this one sounds right up his alley. We’re all huge fans of Narnia. I’ll add this to his Christmas list!

    Thanks for the review –


  2. What would I do with a copy of this book???

    Well, I would read it! I think if I won this book I would have to go purchase the first one first. Read the first one then dive into this one. It sounds as that may be a good thing to do (read the first). This way I am hopefully not lost at the beginning.

    This does sound really good.

  3. This book sounds really different from what I normally read, but also really interesting. I would read it and pass it on my my other friends who like to read.

    I’m a follower.

  4. Please enter me. Thanks for the chance. I would give this book to my son. It looks like this would be right up his alley.

  5. I would dearly love to read this one! And, honestly, I would give it to myself lol, because fantasy/horror/sci fi is definitely my books of choice! Please enter me and thank you 🙂

  6. I would first read this book and then pass it on to my nephew who would really enjoy it, too. His family – my brother – usually donates the books that they have read to the school library where they attend school.

    Thank you,


  7. I would read this myself first, and then pass it to a friend, asking her to pass it on when she is done. Hopefully it would get to a lot of people!

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