1997 Best Books for Young Adults (ALA)
1997 Books for the Teen Age (NY Public Library)
Best Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror 1996 (VOYA)
Books in the Middle: Outstanding Books of 1996 (VOYA)
Sabriel Is a good fantasy book that explores a world of magic and necromancy, Sabriel is a girl who is pushed into a place that she is not ready yet, she accepts the role so she can find her father and save the Old Kingdom, Sabriel is my first Garth Nix book....Continua
I really enjoyed this book. But looking back over it the adventure seems a bit short almost. I honestly wanted more. Very descriptive and a good amount of action though. I found Mogget, easily, to be the most enjoyable character ha ha. Now I just need to find the 2nd book in the trilogy....Continua
With a unique take on fantasy deeply rooted along the line between life and death, Nix crafts a story that continuously switches between deliciously fictitious, yet unnervingly real. Sabriel is the quintessential modern fantasy, reconciling the old need for a detailed history with the modern desire for palpable characters. Overall, Sabriel is the beginning of a thoroughly enticing and enjoyable saga....Continua
A great book, introducing the world the book is set in securely and showing Sabriel's insecurities and Touchstone's self-loathing as he blames himself for the events of two hundred years before.