Fern King is about to uncover a place that she could not have imagined in all her wildest dreams. Annwn is the dream mirror of our world, a place where Dreamers walk in their slumber, their dreams playing out all around them. An enchanted, mysterious place that feeds our own world - as without dreams, without a place where our imaginations and minds can be nourished, what kind of humans would we be?
But Annwn is a place as full of dangers as it is wonders: it is a place where dreams can kill you. Annwn and its Dreamers are protected by an ancient order known as the Knights - and when Fern's hated twin Ollie is chosen to join their ranks, Fern will have to do whatever she can to prove she is one of them too.
But the world Fern discovers in Annwn, in this dream mirror of her London, is a fragile one, threatened by vicious nightmares. Nightmares that are harder and harder for the Knights to defeat. Something dark is jeopardising the peace and stability of Annwn, something that must be rooted out at all costs. And gradually, Fern realises that the danger lurking inside our sleep is more insidious and terrifying than any nightmare. Because if you can influence someone's dreams, you can control their thoughts ...
Genre: YAPage Count: 432
Publisher: Hot Key Books
~I was gifted a copy from the publishers - all opinions are my own~
I give it - 4/5
My review - This was such a fantastic start to what I can say is going to be brilliant trilogy! This was such a fun book full of interesting characters and a really intriguing plot that had me gripped from the beginning till the end and I cannot wait for the next one!
In this book we follow Fern. She has always felt like an outsider. She soon discovers her a secret and the magical world of Annwn. Annwn is built by generations of dreamers. A place of dreams and imaginations and also, nightmares. Fern has the chance to become a night of Annwn and she is determined to show she is good enough.
But, with the dreams brings nightmares and things are as straight-forward and something is threatening her world and Annwn.
This book was full of fast - action, relationships and magic and so much more! I really enjoyed the whole story and I was so invested in Fern and this world. This book is more than just magic, it also tackles a few topics with family relationships, judging others, grief and so much more and I really enjoyed it.
Fast paced and full of twists and amazing characters. This story is beautifully written and I ADORED the world building and just made me so interested and wanting to visit Annwn myself with how it was described.
A wonderful new start to a magical trilogy that I cannot wait to carry on.