Journey To Osm – The Blue Unicorn’s Tale
Reader Review by Beth C
Let me begin by thanking Netgalley and Sybrina Durant for sending me the Arc of this captivating story. I literally read this book in a night! The story begins in tye land of MarBryn with the birth of Blue our main character, a frail and unique unicorn. His birth was foretold by the Orcle, that Blue would rid the Unicorns of the evil Magh that hunts them. But unlike the rest of the Unicorns with horns made of different types of metal which gave them all individual powers, Blue’s was merely made of hide,not metal so possessed no magical powers. Fast forward twenty years Blue is a loner, belittled by most of the tribe. His horn didn’t possess even a drop of magic no matter how hard he tried nothing would happen, this is when the plot starts to thicken. Sybrina’s writting skills is nothing short of whimsical. I really enjoyed Sybrina’s word building throughout the story, it painted a picture in your mind how beautiful Marbryn used to be before the wars. Sybrina’s character’s were well rounded, all of them leaving a lasting impression. The story itself was a bit of a slow burn to begin with but I think it had to be to build up the plot, emotions were portrayed perfectly throughout. Personally reading this book I think it has similarities to The Last Unicorn by Peter S Beagal but it also has a unique flare. I think anyone that’s a fan of fantasy and adventure would enjoy this. I give this book a 4. 5 star rating. I’d happily read other books by Sybrina Durant.