Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Aidan's Video Review of KNIGHT ASSASSIN by Rima Jean

About the Book
Author: Rima Jean
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Pub. Date: March 4, 2014
Pages: 216

Seventeen-year-old Zayn has special powers she cannot control—powers that others fear and covet. Powers that cause the Templar Knights to burn Zayn’s mother at the stake for witchcraft. When a mysterious stranger tempts Zayn to become the first female member of the heretical Assassins, the chance to seek her revenge lures her in. She trains to harness her supernatural strength and agility, and then enters the King of Jerusalem's court in disguise with the assignment to assassinate Guy de Molay, her mother’s condemner. But once there, she discovers Earic Goodwin, the childhood friend who still holds her heart, among the knights—and his ocean-blue eyes don’t miss a thing. Will vengeance be worth the life of the one love she has left?

About Rima:
Rima Jean received a degree in archaeology from the University of Pennsylvania. After a dismal law school experience, she floundered a bit before accepting her calling: storytelling. She resides in Houston with her wonderful husband and two beautiful daughters, where she

For this review we have done something different.  I thought it would be fun to get a teenager's thoughts on this book. My son, Aidan, read Knight Assassin and as a school assignment , I asked him to film his review rather than write it out for me (behold the power of homeschooling).  He did the filming and the editing by himself.  I'm proud of what he came up with.

Aidan gives it 3.8 out of 5 stars.

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