Blog Tour: The Wysard by Deborah J. Lightfoot

Young Adult/New Adult Literary Fantasy
Book #2 in the Waterspell Series

WATERSPELL Book 1: The Warlock
Drawn into the schemes of an angry wizard, Carin glimpses the place she once called home. It lies upon a shore that seems unreachable. To learn where she belongs and how to get there, the teenage traveler must decipher the words of an alien book, follow the clues in a bewitched poem, conjure a dragon from a pool of magic—and tread carefully around a seductive but volatile, emotionally scarred sorcerer who can’t seem to decide whether to love her or kill her. "Carin and Verek’s well-crafted relationship balances in a tense power struggle … intriguing premise and original characters … Fine fantasy." —KIRKUS

WATERSPELL Book 2: The Wysard
After blundering into the last stronghold of magic, Carin discovers that she is right to fear the wizard Verek. He is using her to seal the ruptures in the void, and she may be nothing more to him than an expendable weapon. What will he do with her—or to her—when his world is again secure? Or has he erred in believing that the last bridge has been broken? The quest may not, in fact, be over … and Lord Verek may find himself not quite as willing to dispose of his fiery water-sylph, Carin, as he once believed himself to be.

My Review

I read this one back to back with the first one and I feel that anyone who starts this series wont be able to stop with just one and many, like myself will find themselves immediately looking for the next in the series once done with this one.

The world Deborah J. Lightfoot has created with this series is so vivid in my mind thanks to the wonderful descriptions and attention to detail that the author has. 

There was a great build in the story with this book. Often times series can get a bit repetitive or over the top and unbelievable, but I think this one stays in the realm of building upon the first one without seeming forced.

Definitely looking forward to more. 

Castles in the cornfield provided the setting for Deborah J. Lightfoot’s earliest flights of fancy. On her father’s farm in Texas, she grew up reading tales of adventure and reenacting them behind ramparts of sun-drenched grain. She left the farm to earn a degree in journalism and write award-winning books of history and biography. High on her Bucket List was the desire to try her hand at the genre she most admired. The result is WATERSPELL, a multi-layered fantasy trilogy about a girl and the wizard who suspects her of being so dangerous to his world, he believes he'll have to kill her ... which troubles him, since he's fallen in love with her. Waterspell Book 1: The Warlock; Book 2: The Wysard; and Book 3: The Wisewoman 


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  1. Good morning, Bailey, and thank you for the nifty review. I am very happy that you're enjoying the series. Many questions are answered in Waterspell Book 3: The Wisewoman, so I hope you do continue on.

    Thank you for hosting this stop on my blog tour. Love the look of your site!

    All best from your fellow
    Texan book-lover,