Twilight’s Curse is an exciting fantasy novel, suitable for teen and YA readers but also perfectly enjoyable for adults. It is the first book in the Twilight Realm trilogy, set in a world of elves, brownies and magic.
It’s a wonderful, original world with loads of cool details. I particularly like Zoe’s magic tattoos – given to her against her will, but proving too have power beyond what her parents could have guessed. And the tree houses – bigger on the inside and brimming with nature magic.
The narration is first person, switching between Nix and Zoe’s perspectives. The story jumps around in time a bit, filling in the gaps between the initial tragedy that sets off the events of the book and the present day where Nix and Zoe come into their destinies. It’s always made clear whose perspective we’re getting, and where each section fits in the timeline.
This story gets five stars from me, and I would recommend it to fantasy lovers looking for something a bit different! Plenty of magic and adventure to be found here.