Reviews

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Praise for Fayborn

Amazon – 4.5 out of 5 Stars

“Ingenious blend of mythology, fantasy, and hints of Shakespeare.” -MelBel

“Couldn’t put it down! I highly recommend it!” -Kim Hayes

“Unlike anything I’d read before. Extraordinarily well-written juxtaposition of the modern day and ancient fairy tales.” -Stephen H. Dause

“Wootton creates a wonderfully believable landscape of the real world… only mixed with faerie magic.” -ChiliTraveler

“You get lost in the world that Wootton creates.” -Aaron Roth

“Intricately woven, and cleverly written!” -Bookfan

“Well written, with a beautiful array of characters and plot twists.” -Teresa Brady

“An interesting premise, engaging characters, and startlingly beautiful passages drew this reader in.” -Thequietone

Barnes & Noble – 4.8 out of 5 Stars

Fayborn takes you on a journey from skepticism to wonder, and maybe, like Petra, you’ll find yourself believing in a world we didn’t think could possibly exist.” -Edoraseowyn

“Great read! Wholeheartedly recommended.” -Anonymous

“Combines deep knowledge of Faerie with a thoroughly entertaining plot. If you enjoyed Susanna Clarke’s Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, Guillermo del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth, or classics like The Chronicles of Narnia and The Lord of the Rings, you will find Fayborn a very satisfying read.” -DSewall

“One of the best modern fairytales I’ve read to date! Gripping, visual, moving, and deeply surprising.” -Wren_Stanchen

Book Bloggers, Independent Reviewers

“I had to wait a year for the second book in this series, and the anticipation was beyond palpable.” -Just Anther Rabid Reader

“Richly and engagingly drawn… Petra is a strong and sparky character, with an un-self-conscious voice which Wootton writes well.” -Evie Woolmore, author of The Salt Factory

“Intricate craftsmanship.” -Bibliophile’s Retreat

“A cheeky wink at literature lovers… Fayborn has the potential to become a modern classic.” -Rabid Readers Too

“Borrows the whimsical style of Lewis Carroll, the poetic style of W.B. Yeats, and the dark, brooding style of Bram Stoker.” -Magnolia Blossom Reviews

“Pure magic! Like a modern Alice in Wonderland with a touch of Narnia.” -Disincentive Reviews

Goodreads – 4.4 out of 5 Stars

“Pulled me right in… has that delicious thrill, reminds you why you started reading fantasy… Petra is warm and convincing, with a stubborn streak and a loving heart.”
-Masha du Toit, author of Strange Neighbours and The Story Trap

“Delightfully engrossing… brilliant, well-studied, and original. Restores my faith in the genre.” -Rachel

“Provides a tangible, closer-to-home fairytale feel… Reads fast, leaves you hungry for more!” -Dhknight

“Robust fantasy that explores complex issues and seamlessly blends original and classic!” -Lanternwaste

“Builds and maintains suspense without bluntly resorting to displays of power.” -Nathan

“A fresh, inventive take on fairyland-with-us.” -Daniel

“Intellectual and engaging… the reader is never overwhelmed by the different threads of the story.” -Pam Bailey

“A book to pause and savor as you read… Wootton undoubtedly derives influence from Neil Gaiman without being derivative; fans of Diana Wynne Jones will also feel at home here.” -Nathan

“Brings the fantasy tradition of Tolkien and Lewis into the post-modern world… weaves Faerie history into a story filled with characters that I loved – and loved to hate.” -Katy

“Could not put the book down. Can’t wait for the sequel!” -Jim

Smashwords – 4.9 out of 5 Stars

“This clever and well-read author makes me want to look around with a different eye.” -Discoverer

“I have a special appreciation for books that make me stay up and keep reading no matter how late it is or how tired I am… Whimsical, highly entertaining, and appropriately mind-boggling. -Preludetorain

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