At the age of nine, Finnikin is warned by the gods that he must sacrifice a pound of flesh in order to save the royal house of his homeland, Lumatere. And so he. Lumatere Chronicles Series. Melina Marchetta Printz Award Winner Melina Marchetta crafts an epic fantasy of ancient magic, exile, feudal intrigue, and. Printz Award Winner Melina Marchetta crafts an epic fantasy of ancient magic, exile, feudal intrigue, and romance that rivets from the first page. (Age

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Open Preview See a Problem? Finnikin of the Rock has all the makings of a classic. It is in Charyn that he will discover there is a song sleeping in kumatere blood … and though Froi would rather not, the time has come to listen. Immediately earned a spot on my all time favorites list!

I had some issues with Finnikin of the Rock the first book on my initial read, though I genuinely like it in retrospect, and Quintana of Charyn was excellent and it and FotE are really one novel tbh but FotE was my favorite – all the plot and romance and character development and near death experiences and ohhhh, my favorite OTP! This time his eyes met hers and all those times Celie imagined he could be weak in spirit were swiftly crushed by chromicles force of his stare.

But the characters are solid, and the emotions? Melina Marchetta was born in Sydney Australia. See 1 question about The Lumatere Chronicles….

Basically throw an OTP at me from this series kumatere I ship it. The Lumatere Chronicles was the result. Each time, I am taken on a journey to the world Marchetta has created. Despite knowing they love each other, they are still quite vicious and rough with each other I’ll probably elaborate more later.


There are no straight roads for these heroes, and I enjoyed my inner conflict of wishing them an easier path, yet relishing in their turmoil. Book one starts with a prologue explaining how It was the best of times in Lumatere. Thanks for telling us about the problem. They had the same colour eyes, hers perhaps a shade darker.

This was an amazing book. So they’re books with a lot of depth and a deeply imagined political plot. Kindle Editionpages. Dec 27, wa’ad rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: The complex tangle of bloodlines, politics, and love introduced in Finnikin of the Rock and Froi of the Exiles coalesce into an engrossing climax in this final volume.

But maybe not as much as the other side characters who were introduced because of them. But it was enjoyable, sort of. Recommendations of Note for the crafty ladies lnkproductions. I was on my toes the whole time urging Foi to go back, or shouting at Trevanion to go find him.

While in the valley ljmatere two kingdoms, Quintana of Charyn and Isaboe of Lumatere come face-to-face in a showdown that will result in heartbreak for one and power for the other. This is a new author chrpnicles me, and I liked her writing style.

Lumatere Chronicles Series by Melina Marchetta

Other Series You Might Like. This is where the lost king comes in, only he could break the curse and reunite the people and that’s exactly chroonicles Finnikin will work to make happen. There were many times where I had no idea how the story would play chronidles, but as the books came to a close, the threads were woven together to form a satisfying conclusion.

May 09, Josephine Tan rated it it was amazing Shelves: I absolutely loved Froi. Soon he must unravel both the dark bonds of kinship and the mysteries of a half-mad princess in this barren and mysterious place.


Sorry Finnikin and Trevanion, you came close! And then there was a case of disappearing letters. This trilogy, taken as a whole, chhronicles stronger than each of its distinct parts. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

Lumatere Chronicles Series

The third book Quintana of Charyn took my breath Honestly? First book Lunatere didn’t rate as much but it was definitely a “scene setter” then the second and third were really quite exciting and interesting!

Please try again later. It’s kind of like reading a really excit One of the few series I’m into lately.

Ugh yikes yikes yikes. The third book Quintana of Charyn took my breath away, I cried with Quintana, I laughed with Phaedra, I shook my head at Queen Isaboe and lived and breathed with every character in that book.

To view it, click here. Discover the fantasy trilogy that reviewers have called “thrilling, romantic, and utterly unforgettable” and that School Library Journal recommended for “fans of Critically acclaimed and universally beloved, the Lumatere Chronicles – consisting of Finnikin of lumwtere Rock, Froi of the Exiles, and Quintana of Charyn – is now available in its entirety in this e-book collection! With this, the second of the Lumatere Chronicles, fans will be delighted to learn more about this fantasy world and their favorite characters from Finnikin of the Rock Some of the scenes with the princess were hard, but she was an extremely volatile and hard character.