Cornelia Funke is the New York Times bestselling author of many magical novels for children, including The Thief Lord, Dragon Rider, and Inkheart. Available on Compatible NOOK Devices and the free NOOK Apps. Cornelia Funke is a master of the written word and Elliot Hill is a master of the spoken word. Italian 8852043144. The hunt was amazing and very stressful (yes, for the reader, this is about life and death after all) and the competition was very likeable. Welcome back. But there's nothing else to expect from Cornelia Funke, to be honest. If I could award 4-1/2 stars, I would (and I wouldn't argue with anyone who gave it five). (map) (Fantasy. line of books. But there they hear of one last possibility. If you haven't read "Reckless," read it and the first third of "Fearless" just for the admission price of the roller coaster that comprises the rest of the book. Cornelia is a German childrens book author. . Cornelia Funke, the enormously talented author of the international best-seller THE THIEF LORD, brings readers another spellbinding tale of adventure and magic. I’m actually very disappointed by this turn of events because normally I absolutely love Funke’s writing. The hunt was amazing and very stressful (yes, for the reader, this is about life and death after all) and the competition was very likeable. [Can you help refresh my memory? NOOK Book (eBook) $ 9.99. FEARLESS. . Click here for the lowest price! I liked this book a lot more than the first one although I can't even tell you why...?? Funke's initial success was relegated to her native Germany, but once her novels began being translated into English in 2002, she achieved wider recognition. Sign in to Purchase Instantly. And yet hope after hope is extinguished. Fearless is a 2013 young adult novel written by German author Cornelia Funke. Thanks! During the late 1980s and the 1990s, Funke established herself as writer of children's fiction in Germany. It is the first book in her new MirrorWorld series, and her first novel since Inkdeath (2007). "Fearless" starts slowly but after about a third of the book or so rapidly morphs into an exciting tale with characters about whom I really cared. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. Jacob Reckless returns once again to the Mirrorworld - filled with profound characters, extraordinary creatures, and epic life-or-death treasure hunts that could only come from the mind of the master storyteller of our generation, Cornelia Funke. Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. Cornelia Funke is one of those authors where I decided she was a favorite author because I loved the first two of her books I read, Inkheart and The Thief Lord. Narrated by Elliot Hill. "Jacob Reckless journeys to the Mirrorworld to tell his shapeshifting friend Fox that a fairy curse--a deadly moth in his chest--means he has only one year to live. read the first book). I believe it saved a life if you are kin. by . I am excited to see more of him next time. In the first Mirrorworld novel, RECKLESS, Jacob's brother followed him and was nearly turned into a Goyl - a creature of stone. Jacob Reckless found a mirror in his missing father's study that allows him to travel to another world, a world full of magic. Cornelia Funke is an internationally bestselling, multiple-award-winning author, best known for writing theInkhearttrilogy,Dragon Rider, andThe Thief Lord. [For most of the book, they say the crossbow will save a life if fired out of love. Skip to main content. She is also the writer of the charming chapter books Emma and the Blue Genie, The Pirate Pig, and Ruffleclaw. Turns out, the blood doesn't work so we're on to Plan Z, a magical crossbow that will either kill thousands or. I have also read this at least 20 times but never marked each time as religiously as I mark all my other books . Living Shadows". We're back in Mirrorworld, based on our world but alive with all the creatures we read about in fairy tales. Authors are very inspiring for various reasons. Fearless: Funke, Cornelia: 9780316056113: Books - Amazon.ca. I liked "Reckless," the first novel in this trilogy, and I gave it three stars out of a possible five; but for me it was a little lacking in depth and in character development. Jacob saved him but is now under a curse himself, one that will kill him within the year. I was very happy about all the familiar faces from the first book, I am glad that Fuchs (or fox as I assume she's called in the English version) got more back story. Now, in retrospect, I see it as setting the stage for "Fearless," which is in almost every way significantly better than the introductory volume. Provocative, harrowing, engrossing. The bulk of the book is a "Raiders of the Lost Ark" set in a magical alternative Europe (complete with older but historically grounded names for its component parts). "Jacob Reckless journeys through Mirrorland to tell his shapeshifting friend Fox that a fairy curse--a deadly moth in his chest--means he has only one year to live. Many of Cornelia's titles are published all over the world and translated into more than 30 languages. Adventure, love, greed, honor, suspense, and wonder are just some of the ways to describe this book. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Why? At the very end, Nerron says it will save a life if fired by kin. Chicken House, 2013. Fast and free shipping free returns cash on delivery available on eligible purchase. That it would numb the pain of his betrayal, or heal her injured pride? "Jacob Reckless journeys to the Mirrorworld to tell his shapeshifting friend Fox that a fairy curse--a deadly moth in his chest--means he has only one year to live. Read "Fearless" by Cornelia Funke available from Rakuten Kobo. Fearless: Funke, Cornelia: Amazon.sg: Books. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Fearless is a 2013 young adult novel written by German author Cornelia Funke. “When the heart craved something so forcefully, then reason became nothing but helpless observer.”, “What was she hoping to gain from his death? I cannot deny that. Barry Cunningham, a publisher who was well-known for signing J. K. Rowling and publishing Harry Potter and t… Mirrorworld is a series of a planned five books written by German author Cornelia Funke. I can't remember. An excellent read! Both author and narrator draw you into the mirror world stories so completely you feel as if you are there with the characters! Problem is he’s tried everything. Jacob is going to die. An item so legendary that not even Mirrorworlders believe it exists. Cornelia Funke is a multiple award-winning German illustrator and storyteller, who writes fantasy for all ages of readers. After months of fruitless searching, Jacob journeys to Mirrorland one last time to deliver the bad news to Fox. Jacob, in our Chicago, has bid on a magic bottle inhabited by a northern djinni - their blood is rumored to reverse curses and boy does Jacob have a curse (that moth which will eventually eat his heart, a 'gift' after his role in the Blood Wedding; confused? Fearless (Reckless). Skip to main content.sg. Start a free 30-day trial today and get your first audiobook free. Hardcover, 9780316056106, 0316056103 Reckless is a 2010 young adult novel by Cornelia Funke and Lionel Wigram. Get Free NOOK Book Sample. Readers have a lot to look forward to this year! I especially loved the development of Fox's and Jacob's relationship (tbh I really didn't miss Will and Clara at all in this story) and I liked the dynamics of Nerron and his (involuntary) entourage. Funke's writing is so beautiful and Mirrorworld is stunning - I love that Funke mix folklore with reality and that the magic in the Mirrorworld is dark and cruel and... beautiful? I just love her character SO much that the pages she graced made it worth suffering through the juvenile nonsense the rest of this book was! Published on 14 September 2010, Reckless was inspired by the tales of the Brothers Grimm. I just love her character SO much that the pages she graced made it worth suffering through the juvenile nonsense the rest of this book was! Shelve Fearless. I wanna say it was partly because I read the first book in this trilogy over three years ago (which that in itself is never a good thing to do). Before you read my entire review I would like you to know that I have nothing against Cornelia Funke personally and my review is based solely on literary opinion. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. There's also a well-crafted and touching growing relationship between Jacob and a shape-shifting half-human half-vixen named Fox. Cart All. . Cornelia Funke is an internationally bestselling, multiple-award-winning author, best known for writing the Inkheart trilogy, Dragon Rider, and The Thief Lord. Listen to "Fearless Mirrorworld" by Cornelia Funke available from Rakuten Kobo. Refresh and try again. And that reason is Fox. April 2nd 2013 (Age: 13+) Recommended. Fearless (Mirrorworld, #2) by Cornelia Funke Fearless ~ Read More Characters: Jacob Reckless, Fox Celeste, Evenaugh Valiant, Albert Chanute, Nerron Language: english Release date: April 2, 2013 Publisher: Chicken House Format: paperback, 432 pages Genres: fantasy, adventure, fiction, magic, romance ISBN: 9781906427269 (1906427267) Author: Cornelia Funke Series: Mirrorworld, #2 About … Meggie lives a quiet life alone with her father, a book-binder. I mean, I still think she’s talented, but my more recent experiences with her have very much been cases where they’re not the ideal books for me personally, being much more focused on world building and plot than on characterization. Ghosthunters and the Incredibly Revolting Ghost, Ghosthunters and the Gruesome Invincible Lightning Ghost, Ghosthunters and the Bloodthirsty Baroness, Ghosthunters and the Muddy Monster of Doom, The Quick '''Brown Fox''' Jumps Over The ''Lazy Dog'', Pages using duplicate arguments in template calls, https://corneliafunke.fandom.com/wiki/Fearless?oldid=6259. [ Her early work includes two children's series—the fantasy-oriented Gespensterjäger (Ghosthunters) and the Wilde Hühner (C.H.I.X.) Events and dialogue are there, but the surroundings and details of the world are only partially described at worse and vague at best. Book Condition: Used - Good. Amongst her best known books is the Inkheart trilogy. 14 editions. It's been a few days since I finished reading this book, but I've had no time to actually sit and write down this review. My other books, and I would ( and I ca n't even tell you...... 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