​Moon Chosen by P.C. Cast

Synopsis 

Chosen to embrace her true identity. Chosen to follow her destiny. Chosen to change her world.
Mari is an Earth Walker, heir to the unique healing powers of her Clan, but she has been forced to turn from her duties, until she is chosen by a special animal ally, altering her destiny forever. When a deadly attack tears her world apart, Mari reveals the strength of her powers and the forbidden secret of her dual nature as she embarks on a mission to save herself and her people. It is not until Nik, the son of the leader from a rival, dominating Tribe, strays across her path that Mari experiences something she has never felt before…
Now evil is coming, and with it, a force more terrible and destructive than the world has ever seen, leaving Mari to cast the shadows from the earth. By breaking Clan Law and forming an alliance with Nik, she must make herself ready. Ready to save her people. Ready to save herself and Nik. Ready to embrace her true destiny…and battle the forces that threaten to destroy them all

Review
Mari has been raised by her mother who is an Earth Walker. Calling on the power of the moon her mother can heal the clan. 


 Mari should be the one chosen to be her mothers appreciate  but there is a problem Mari has had to hide half of herself her whole life because her father was not of the Earth Walkers.


 When an attack turning her world  upside down Mari decides to stop hiding the other half of herself.


Nik is from the clan that Mari’s father had come from and is out with other members from his tribe searching the lost pup when he sees Mari call on the power of the sun.
 Nik finds out who Mari might be from his father who was friends with Mari’s father and is determined to track her down. Unfortunately the thing that brings the two together is Nik needing Mari’s help. 
Moon Chosen was an intriguing read, however as a fan of The House of Night series i didnt enjoy this as much as i would have liked. 
 The length of the book is over six hundred pages and it felt there could have been a more direct approach to the world and character building that could have cut the book down quite a bit and not had me wondering if I should continue on reading in the beginning. 
In addition to the fantasy element there’s a love story here that transcends local allegiance and world view. Like Romeo and Juliet, the moon and sun crossed couple of Moon Chosen have history and culture to transcend but hopefully a happier ending awaits them.
 

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