Ascendant by Diana PeterfreundAscendant by Diana Peterfreund


byDiana Peterfreund

Paperback | June 12, 2012

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Astrid Llewelyn is now a fully trained unicorn hunter, but she can't solve all her problems with just a bow and arrow. Herboyfriend, Giovanni, has decided to leave Rome, the Cloisters isin dire financial straits, her best friend's powers are mysteriouslydisintegrating, and Astrid can't help but feel that school, home, andher hopes of becoming a scientist are impossible dreams.So when she's given the opportunity to leave the Cloisters andput her skills to use as part of a scientific quest to discover theRemedy, Astrid leaps at the chance. Finally, she can have exactlywhat she wants—or can she? At Gordian headquarters in the Frenchcountryside, Astrid begins to question everything she thought shebelieved: her love for Giovanni, her loyalty to the Cloisters, and—most of all—her duty as a hunter. Should Astrid be saving the worldfrom killer unicorns, or saving the unicorns from the world?

Diana Peterfreund is the author of many books for adults and children, including the critically acclaimedFor Darkness Shows the StarsandAcross a Star-Swept Sea. She lives with her family outside Washington, DC, in a house full of bookshelves, and is always on the lookout for lost cities or stray rocket ships.
Title:AscendantFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.94 inPublished:June 12, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061490059

ISBN - 13:9780061490057


Rated 3 out of 5 by from It Was Decent The author really didn't need to make another book, and what happens in this book makes you feel sorry for Astrid. And it even leaves you hoping for another book, just to find out if she gets fixed or something. It was a bitter sweet ending, definitely not a happy one. If you read the first, you might like this one, but you won't like it as much as the first. You might even be better off not reading it, and thinking of the ending of the last book as the only ending. Overall, it was interesting to read. Just not the ending I was expecting.
Date published: 2017-06-20

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