Farworld: Water Keep by J. Scott Savage - Children's book review from Reading Rumpus

There is a boy who is different from other boys. He has special powers. He can do strange things just by thinking about them. He is different, has never fit in; he’s an orphan, mistreated and unwanted. He has a strange mark on him. Sound familiar? It’s not what you think; but, it is the start of a ripping good fantasy for young readers.
Farworld: Water Keep, the first in a series of what will become five books, begins with the story of Marcus, a wheelchair bound orphan bullied by his schoolmates, who can conveniently make himself unseen and who dreams of an imaginary land called Farworld. One day a man shows up to inform Marcus that he’s taking him to his long lost parents, an orphan’s dream. But something is unsettling to Marcus....... Continue reading the review and author interview on Reading Rumpus.

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Candace E. Salima said...

Wonderful review. Thank you for being so detailed. I think Savage's Farworld books are going to be a huge hit in the YA Fantasy market.


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