Gallant is a spellbinding story about the power of friendship and courage in the face of darkness. When Astrid’s parents are killed, she is sent to live with her godmother on Gallant Island. There, she meets Marek and Tori, two other kids who had also lost their families. The three quickly become friends, bonding over their shared tragedy and growing determination to find answers. But when they stumble upon an ancient prophecy that suggests evil forces are coming for them, Astrid and her new friends must fight not just for their own survival but for the future of Gallant Island as well .
For who is this book for ?
This book is for people who are looking for a young adult novel that has magical elements and characters who must fight for their survival.
- The author does an excellent job of creating a suspenseful and gripping story.
- The characters are well developed and realistic.
- The plot is exciting and unpredictable.
- The book is a bit slow in the beginning
- It can be predictable at times
- The ending could have been better
Learn more about the author
Victoria Schwab is the author of numerous books for teens and young adults, including Vicious and The Near Witch. She has a Master’s degree in Fantasy from the University of Edinburgh, where she currently lives with her husband.
“Victoria Schwab is a genius. She has woven an intricate tale that sucks you in from the first sentence and doesn’t let go until the last.”
“Victoria Schwab is an expert storyteller, and her latest novel does not disappoint. Gallant is a gripping tale of friendship and courage in the face of danger that will leave readers breathless from beginning to end.”
“Gallant is an excellent example of how to write a compelling, character-driven story that will keep readers hooked until the very end. Schwab’s storytelling skills are top-notch, and her fully realized characters come to life on the page.”
“a dark and enchanting tale about the power of friendship, loss, and hope”