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Monday, June 27, 2011

Magickeepers: The Chalice of Immortality Book 3 By: Erica Kirov Review & Trilogy Giveaway 7/12/11 (US ONLY)

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I will start off by saying I have not read the other 2 books from this series, however, the story was still easy to keep up with and I was not lost at all. I am surly going to read the other 2 here shortly, just to get the other parts of this amazing story!

Here is the brief description provided on Amazon.com:
"Harry Houdini stole it from his best friend. Shakespeare used it to kill Macbeth. And it's the secret to Rasputin's terrifying existence.

The Chalice of Immortality has been missing for nearly a hundred years. Nick Rostov has only a few days to find it-or his father will die.

What would you do for a goblet with the power to control life and death?"

The whole setting through out the book is high in Russian history and culture. I find stories like these fascinating, since other countries are completely different than America. I love to learn about other culture and history. This book links the Chalice of Immortality through many famous people through out history, and creating almost like a journal filled with scenes and stories about the chalice and it's route through history. Erica Kirov has added the touch of real history to her story making the events believable.

The story is based around Nick and his cousin Isabella, being the magickeeper trainees. They are on a special journey to find the chalice of immortality to save Nick's father from a dark ancient spell cast buy the Shadow Keepers. The only thing that can break the spell is the chalice. They set off on a non stop adventure packed journey to retrieve the chalice and keep it out of the hands of the Shadow Keepers.

They are faced with many challenges and decisions through out the book that can change their lives. There is magic, witchcraft, a great deal of obstacles for them to overcome to save Nick's father. I would recommend this series to anyone with tween-teens, or people who like the middle grade youth books and series. I can not wait to read the other 2 books to see what I missed in the past. As I stated before though, this book can be read by itself with no real distraction from the story.

I believe Erica has done a beautiful job of creating a magnificent story using history and her Russian ancestry to put a twist on tale.

Read more about Erica Kirov by clicking her picture below!
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Buy it:
Erica Kirov's Magickeepers books are sold as Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, Sourcebooks, Indiebound, Borders, Books-A-Million, and for Canada Chapters/Indigo.

Win it:
Sourcebooks are generously offered the entire Trilogy of Magickeepers to one lucky Z's Space Reviews Reader!
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**Disclosure: I received a review copy of Magickeepers: The Chalice of Immortality Book 3 By: Erica Kirov from Sourcebooks for review purposes. I have given my honest opinion of this book. No other compensation was received.

32 comments:

shana said...

GFC follower

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shana said...

I learned that this author will do school visits or by Skype. And that this set of books is geared toward 8 to 13 year olds. My son teaches in that age range so I plan on telling him about this.

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shana said...

follow you on networked blogs

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Amanda T said...

I follow you on Google Friend Connect as aaron_amanda and I learned that Erica has a HUGE love of animals, like me, and her adorable little hedgehog inspired Vladimir in her stories :)

aaron_amanda(at)live(dot)com

Amanda T said...

I like Sourcebook on Facebook as Amanda Tomlinson :)

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Amanda T said...

I follow you on Twitter @Smile7891

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Amanda T said...

Added Erica as a friend on Facebook as Amanda Tomlinson

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Amanda T said...

I follow Erica on Twitter @Smile7891

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Amanda T said...

I like you on Facebook as Amanda Tomlinson

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Marianna said...

I follow on GFC And I learned that Erica lives in Virginia
mannasweeps (at) gmail DOT com

Marianna said...

I follow you on twitter @mannabsn

Marianna said...

I added Erica as a friend on FB

Marianna said...

follow erica on twitter @mannabsn

Marianna said...

like your page on FB - Marianna B.
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ape2016 said...

I follow via GFC and I learned that she does virtual and in person school visits.
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ape2016 said...

follow you on twitter
ape2016

ape2016 said...

friended the author on FB
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ape2016 said...

follow Erica on twitter
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ape2016 said...

like you on FB
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ape2016 said...

subscribe via rss

ape2016 said...

like sourcebooks on FB
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ape2016 said...

follow sourcebooks on twitter
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Diana Hatch said...

I follow on GFc
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Diana Hatch said...

I learned the author is an American of Russian descent
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Diana hatch said...

I follow you on twitter
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Diana Hatch said...

I follow Erica Orloff on twitter
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Diana Hatch said...

I like Z's Space fb
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Anonymous said...

i really want toenter butmy gfc not working can i follow you on network blogs? please let m knw asap

Liza767[at]rocketmail[dot]com

Anonymous said...

Congratulations, Liza767

You are now following Z's Space Reviews

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Anonymous said...

Congratulations, Liza767

You are now following Z's Space Reviews

GFC follow back
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Gianna said...

Now following GFC (Gianna).
The Chalice of Immortality
came out May 1.

Gianna said...

I subscribed by email.

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