: Lark Rising (Guardians of Tarnec) (): Sandra Waugh: Books. The village of Merith is about to be massacred by grisly beasts called the Troths, plunging year-old Lark Carew into a quest to summon the. Full of romance and nature magic, this debut fantasy is perfect for fans of Shannon Hale, Juliet Marillier, and Kristin Cashore. Lark has foreseen.

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It risinh you to stop and enjoy the moment, and compared to the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it was a nice change of pace. Apr 25, Kerry Cerra rated it it was amazing Shelves: Most importantly for Lark, she learns to trust in herself, her visions, and—as sappy as it sounds—the power of love.

A guy describes her as “extremely polite and a bit timid” and that’s about as interesting as she gets. But what should have been a simple task turns into a crazy adventure. As said in the blurb: Sandra Waugh Goodreads Author.

But when she is uprooted from the familiar and sent out to fight for her village, her family, herself, she transforms into a hero, a fighter, a leader. It was super promising, but then He appeared out of thin air practically and from that moment just causes chaos unintentionally in his attempts to guide Lark towards the right path. Sep 14, Jen Brooks rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sandra Waugh has read 30 books of her goal of 20!

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I wonder if someone would agree with me on this but one pet peeve waugb books that I have is main characters that ‘giggle. The fantasy world was interesting and I liked the idea of Balance as a major theme. Falling Kingdom Series is through a variety of view points where everyone has their own agenda and is more dark and twisted and intense but still really good. She’s timid and wary of being around many people, but is instantly best buddies with the Riders.


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Lark is a wonderful heroine who sports fear, yet finds her inner courage; who prefers to stay close to home, yet finds the journey of a lifetime when a task takes her outside of her safe garden walls.

I don’t even know how to coherently and thoroughly describe my love for this book! She is both gifted and tormented by the sight and the consequences it brings along with her unique ability to read energies. Not ideal, but I can let it slide, depending.


Lark has gotten three feathers which means she has been called, but she doesn’t know what. Even if she must sacrifice the love of her life, that is also her murderer It held a promise of a good read. To ask Sandra Waugh questions, please sign up.

So she is very shy. Full of romance and nature magic, this debut fantasy is perfect for fans of Shannon Hale, Juliet Marillier, and Kristin Cashore.

I didn’t want to quit reading it at least. I tried hard to make that happen, but this heroine kept getting in my way. Sandra grew up in an old house full of crowded bookshelves, in walking distance of an old library that allowed her to drag home a sack of six books at a time.

The Story of Jill Kinmont. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Sep 23, Pages Young Adult Buy. If nothing else attracts you It isn’t an awful writing, just written in a way I didn’t like. The Guardians of Tarnec series consists of four books, each from the point of view of a different Guardian as they …more Sorry I didn’t see this earlier!


With the help from the guy of her dreams, temperamental gnome, and her own intuition Lark will answer her call as a guardian, or die trying. Meaning I didn’t connect with Lark. She doesn’t really have to learn about her Guardian powers, she just has them now to play with willy-nilly.

Sixteen-year-old Lark Carew is happiest close to home, tending her garden and gathering herbs for medicines. But whether she meets true love or a brutal end on such a journey is a matter of who finds her first.

She is the Guardian of Life, and has more power then she’s ever imagined.

And because Lark is narrating in first person, and because she is such an erratic character, our understanding and feelings about her world and her problems are confusing at best, and just plain poor most other times. My favourite was Twig. She is the Guardian of Life, the only person in the whole of Tarnec able to retrieve it from the evil Breeders.

This book puts them all to shame. But instead, gives us one that grows from aandra and timid to a heroine samdra to her magical powers as a Guardian and learning her ssandra strengths. In fact her idea of a perfect day includes tending to the weeds in her garden. The beautiful development of the world, draws you in and holds your attention.

She is shy, timid, and not looking for an adventure.

That Inevitable Victorian Thing. It had all the elements of Lord of the Rings:

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