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Footsteps in Time by Sarah Woodbury
His death marked the end of Wales as an independent nation and the beginning of over seven hundred years under the English boot. Footsteps in Time is the story of what might have happened had Llywelyn lived. And what happens to the two teenagers who save him. Footsteps in Time is the first book in the After Cilmeri Series.
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Do the kids find out that Llywelyn is David’s dad in this book? And that Anna had actually lived there when she was little? Gladys Schuerg This answer contains spoilers… view spoiler [ Yes to the above Also you will see Meg again.
See 1 question about Footsteps in Time…. Lists with This Book. Dec 03, Kylie rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Lovers of history, time travel and a good, simple, clean story.
I have been to Wales and I loved it. I did not stay there long, just two days on my trip around England, Ireland and Tme but I fell in love while I was there. I also happen to love the concept of time travel, and I love good, simple, clean stories. Stories that you can pick up, get lost in, and have an intense desire to keep reading whenever you are forced to put the book down.
Footsteps in Time by Sarah Woodbury is one of those books. When I was fifteen I was given The Dark Age by Traci Harding and I just consumed that book and the series thereafter — though in the end — I was somewhat disillusioned by the ending of the whole series I still, to this day, pick up everyone of her books. Footsteps in Time reminded me instantly of that delightful feeling that Traci Harding’s books gave me.
Being safe in a book series. Without a doubt, I will buy every single one of Sarah Woodbury’s books. Sarah Woodbury uses very little description of characters and settings, rather like how C.
You are given leave to build your own picture of what the characters look like, of what Wales looks like and it makes the story so much more inviting, as your imagination draws you footstepps into the tale. I ended up dreaming that I was there, with the characters, at night and it was wonderful to feel that sensation again.
I have not had such a sensation in a very, very long time. I adored the characters, for once I felt like I could relate to the female lead, Anna.
I liked her, I felt like her, and it made me connect to her in the situations she found herself in. As sqrah David, her brother, he was fabulous!
He acted just how a young teenage boy would act given the situation he was, it was as though I was staring right at my little brother in the pages of a book! Considering the fact that it was my Dad who recommended this book to me, and that he enjoyed this, and he very rarely reads these types of tales, I highly recommend this book.
I’ll be starting Book 2 tonight, as I cannot wait to return to Wales. Feb 27, Zann rated it it was ok Shelves: I’m on page of and I’m not sure if I want to finish it. On the plus side: I only wish that sort of thing had been explored more deeply. In this book the point of view swings back and forth between Anna and David, but without any clear distinction between the two.
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This seems like something which could be placed at the end of the book, not smack dab in the middle! It was very distracting to go from reading prose, to reading a list of events, then back earah prose. Well enough to not only fit in, but to advise others as to upcoming events. Sure, their mother was highly educated in those things, and with good cause, but still…these are American kids, the majority of whom probably find anything concerning history to be dry, boring and totally unrelated to anything going on in their present day lives.
Most care more about the latest technology than about how people lived in the thirteenth century. He also knew battle strategy enough to plan and then lead one of the flanks of military men. On top of that, by the time he is sixteen he’s settling disputes and other such things.
I don’t doubt young noblemen of that time did those things, but it seemed a stretch for a young boy raised in modern day America. Especially the ability to strategize when he had not been raised around warfare. The majority of fourteen, fifteen and sixteen year olds of our times are certainly not prepared, nor do they have the maturity to take on those kinds of responsibilities and that type of decision making.
By that time the two of them were already married! I felt cheated out of watching that relationship develop. I’m sorry, but he seems to have fit in way too well from the very start. Young boys and girls with swords and bows, ruling a kingdom. It is not true fantasy with an entire created world as was the majority of the Narnia series. Twice people landed back in time due to a car accident, one other time it was due to…we don’t know since events took place “off camera” so to speak, other than the fact that Meg was flying around in an airplane and noticed the terrain was no longer of modern times, but rather the once familiar landscape of the thirteenth century.
And what causes people to pop back to their time period of origin? Why this particular time period? Perhaps some of this will be answered in one of the other books in the series.
Perhaps I am being too critical here. The story has a wonderful premise and I would like to know more…but I’d like more character development and less of the historical information dump. I’d also like to have more of the scenes where we’re really right in the moment with the characters! There are a few of those scenes and they are so good, but much of the time I’m being told a story instead of being involved in it.
View all 4 comments. Mar 06, Sharon rated it really liked it Shelves: There’s no denying that Sarah Woodbury did a great deal of research for Footsteps in Time. She has the time period well-defined, and describes medieval Welsh culture beautifully. The book is well-written, for the most part, although at times it seems as though the book was originally composed in first-person and converted to third-person at a later date. There were also some continuity issues — such as the family being alternately from Pennsylvania or Oregon, depending on which chapter you read.
As YA historical fantasy goes, this is middle-of-the-road stuff. To be honest, I wavered between a three- and four-star rating before ultimately coming down on the higher side. My problems had to do with the teenage heroes, whom I found unbelievable.
When their car runs through a snowbank and comes out into the middle of a bunch of mounted knights, do they think “Wow, this must be wkodbury film set” or “Wow, this must be a Renaissance Faire” both of them common events? No, they immediately go to “Wow, we must have traveled through time.
I really wanted to like this book far better, given the medieval history involved to say nothing foltsteps the extensive research Oct 26, Marie rated it really liked it Shelves: I’ve been trying to read this novel woobdury some time now; the first chapter was painfully slow for me due to necessary world buildingand so it took several library fooysteps outs for me to actually get going with this book, the first in a series.
I’m so glad I stuck it out. Set almost entirely in Medieval Wales, this is the footdteps of siblings Anna and David, who time travel from toin the moment just prior to the last native Prince of Wales being killed by English soldiers. In this re-i I’ve been trying to read this novel for woodbuury time now; the first chapter was painfully slow for me due to necessary world buildingand so it took several library check outs for me to actually get going with this book, the first in a series.
In this re-imagining of events, however, the Prince is narrowly saved, and thus begins an alternative history of how things might have been for Wales if the English hadn’t won that day. Footsteps in Time is a fascinating adventure in Medieval Welsh culture. Sarah Woodbury clearly did a ton of research for this book, and although the story stalled out a few times, I generally enjoyed tagging along in my mind for glimpses of castle life, as well as some thrilling battles!
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The final pages of this book were nail-biters, and oh, did Woodbury write us a heckuva cliffhanger! I’ll definitely continue with this series, though probably at a leisurely pace. Dec 11, Jennie rated it really liked it. Glad I was doing the reading for class at home! Sarah Woodbury creates an amazing what if tale, having Llywelyn survive the ambush on the field of Cilmeri. I’m only half way done but I really enjoy how darah has taken this tragic story and turned it into beautiful tale of triumph!
Can’t wait to find footstes how she ends it. I really don’t want Edward I to win in this fictional account. Mar 27, Michell rated it it was amazing.