Monday, January 3, 2011

CSFF Blog Tour: The Wolf of Tebron by C.S. Lakin -Day 1

This month, the CSFF Blog Tour is featuring C.S. Lakin's The Wolf of Tebron. I'll be posting a review on Tuesday or Wednesday, but today I just wanted to post a quick warning about where to read the book's description.

When I first heard about the book and wanted to see what it was about, I searched for it on Amazon and Goodreads and read the description they both had there. The description got me interested in the book, but it also gave away something that would happen in the book. And the thing it gave away was very important. It made me feel cheated of a surprise that would have meant even more if I hadn't seen it coming.

So, if you're interested in the book and want to know more about it, I recommend reading the back cover copy:

Joran dreams of living a simple life as a blacksmith in his forested village of Tebron. But when his wife, Charris, disappears in a whisk of magic, his dream shatters as he is forced to go on a perilous journey to the ends of the world to rescue her. The goose woman tells him he must solve the riddle of the three keys, and will wear out three pairs of shoes before he battles the Moon—who has trapped Charris in a sand castle perched above the sea.

Dismayed and fearful, Joran sets out alone, but along the way finds unlikely companionship in a wolf named Ruyah, who becomes his guide and trusted friend. In true fairy-tale tradition, Joran must face daunting challenges—within and without—in order to bring Charris safely home.

Doesn't it sound like an intriguing book? You should check it out. You should also check out the blogs of the other people participating in the tour. They should have some fun information about the book or its author and some good reviews. Here are the links to their blogs:

Noah Arsenault
Amy Bissell
Red Bissell
Justin Boyer
Keanan Brand
Grace Bridges
Beckie Burnham
Jeff Chapman
Christian Fiction Book Reviews
Carol Bruce Collett
Valerie Comer
CSFF Blog Tour
D. G. D. Davidson
April Erwin
Andrea Graham
Nikole Hahn
Katie Hart
Ryan Heart
Bruce Hennigan
Becky Jesse
Cris Jesse
Becca Johnson
Jason Joyner
Carol Keen
Dawn King
Shannon McDermott
Matt Mikalatos
Rebecca LuElla Miller
Joan Nienhuis
John W. Otte
Chawna Schroeder
Tammy Shelnut
Kathleen Smith
James Somers
Rachel Starr Thomson
Robert Treskillard
Fred Warren
Phyllis Wheeler

Becca Johnson


Rebecca LuElla Miller said...

Oooohh, that's one of my pet peeves. I HATE reading spoilers. I remember when I was younger, I knew people who would read the end of a book first. That is not me. I want to be surprised. I want the fun of trying to anticipate what's coming next.


Becca Johnson said...

Exactly. I like trying to guess or being surprised. The only time I read ahead is when I'm incredibly bored by a book.