Enna Burning

Enna Burning

Book - 2006/08
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* A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age

* An Amazon "Editor's Pick" for Best Book of the Year

* An Association of Booksellers for Children "Best Book," Science Fiction & Fantasy category

"[T]his novel's pulsing heart lies in rich writing and sharply drawn characters, elements that will be devoured by genre fans just like kindling beneath flames." -Booklist

"[An] original tale that stands on its own . . . with a richly detailed setting, eloquent descriptions, a complex plot, a large cast of characters, and romance, this high fantasy will be welcomed by fans of The Goose Girl and those who have yet to discover it."- School Library Journal "Powerful and romantic." - Kirkus Reviews
Don't miss the companion novels:
THE GOOSE GIRL 1-58234-990-8 pb - $8.95 1-58234-843-X hc - $17.95
RIVER SECRETS 1-58234-901-0 $17.95 New! See page 28-29

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing 2006/08
ISBN: 9781582349060
Branch Call Number: ON ORDER


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Dec 11, 2015

Friendships are tested when Razo and Finn discover that Enna has the power to wield fire. She must learn to control her powers or not only loose her friends but her life as well.

Jun 06, 2014

i have not read book three, but i love all the others! they are so good that i can't stop reading till four in the morning! (seriously i did that.) :) i totally recommend this series. and i like that every character in each book is connected. like, Enna is Ani's friend, and Razo is Enna's friend, and Rin is Razo's sister. the books are great read them if you aren't going to be busy for a while, you won't be able to stop.

Dec 05, 2013

Enna Burning is definitely a little darker than The Goose Girl. I enjoyed this book overall, although not nearly as much as I did The Goose Girl. For the full review, head to my book blog at so long and thanks for all the fish.

Aug 24, 2013

I liked this book! It was not as good as 'the goose girl' or the 'Princess Academy' books, but it was still an awesome Shannon Hale book. :)

Mar 19, 2013

I'm still obsessed with her stories, especially in this world. The characters are deep and there is growth and development. You root for the good guys and despise the bad guys while hoping everything will turn out ok. Looking forward to more of these.

This was amazing.My favorite of the books of Bayern series(I've read all four of them) Enna is strong and powerful and manages to survive through fire.She is tricked and she destroys without really wanting to.A beautiful story with a great ending.

chelle4 Aug 02, 2011

This is a beautiful story. I felt like i was enna struggling with fire. Shannon Hale descriptions are so detailed, i can imagine everything perfectly in my head. this is a book that will sweep you away to the long ago and far away feel. This book (and the rest of the series) are the best fary tales/stories ever written. Enna Burning is an amazing story that i reccomend for 13 and up.

Jul 29, 2011

This was a GREAT book as was Goose girl the book before enna burning it their series "The books of Bayern"
If you've loved the first one then you'll love the other 3 of the series too!

If you liked it's predecessor you'll like this book. Enna Burning is a more mature story as it deals with more serious issues however in my opinion it was not nearly as well done as the Goose Girl. Although by no means is it a bad novel, it is a compelling story which I recommend for 13 +

Jun 24, 2011

I love this book!!! <3

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