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Read The Magnolia Sword

Read The Magnolia Sword by Sherry Thomas

CHINA, 484 A.D. A Warrior in DisguiseAll her life, Mulan has trained for one purpose: to win the duel that every generation in her famil…

Loved this Mulan retelling! I enjoyed the duel concept as a way to build her skills and confidence in going to war, and that she leverages her abilities to win what she believes will be a safer position. I’ve read several Sherry Thomas romance novels as well, enjoying both those more explicit romances and this story into which a subtle but deep romance is rooted. As is common for YA, this is told in the first person present tense which I liked for this story.

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