If you’re looking for a brand new series to binge read you may be interested in reading the Spiritwalker Series. To discover a few fun facts about the series, simply continue reading.
Fun facts about the Spiritwalker Series:
It is a trilogy:
There are three core books in the Spiritwalker Series. The first book which was released in 2010 was titled “Cold Magic”, while it’s follow up which was published a year later in 2011 was published under the name “Cold Fire”. The final book in the trilogy was published in 2013 and is named “Cold Steel”.
The trilogy also features a companion book which is referred to as being a novella:
While there are only three core books in the Spiritwalker Series, there is a companion book which is well worth reading after you’ve finished reading the Spiritwalker Series which is titled “The Beatriceid”. If by the conclusion of “Cold Steel”, you have fallen in love with the characters in the Spiritwalker Series, it’s definitely well worth reading “The Beatreiceid”. As it will allow you to learn new facts about some of your favorite Spiritwalker Series’ characters.
The main characters of The Spiritwalker Series are women of color:
One of the features which makes the Spiritwalker Series stand out and appeal to a wide demographic is that its main character Cat Barahal is a young woman of color. As is one of her closest confidantes her cousin and good friend Bee. With whom Cat spends most of her free time and with whom Cat has grown up with.
Cat and Bee attend an elite academy for gifted teenagers:
Cat and her cousin Bee are both enrolled enrolled in a competitive, elite academy for gifted teenagers. At the start of the book both girls are excited about having the opportunity in order to study innovative, new airship technology.
Cat is not wealthy although most of her classmates are incredibly well off:
Although Cat attends an elite private school, her family aren’t wealthy and her family struggle to heat their large, old home. As Cat’s father who was an adventurer has passed away. Due to her family’s lack of money Cat is forced to marry a cold, aloof mage as part of a contract.
Cat dreams of becoming an intrepid adventurer:
In order to feel close to her deceased dad Cat rereads her dad’s journals from his expeditions, over and over in the hopes that she’ll get to follow in her dad’s footsteps.
The first book “Cold Magic” takes place during an industrial revolution:
The first book of the series takes part during Cat’s world’s industrial revolution. A time period where technology such as airships are changing the way that Cat’s world operates. However just as it seems as if technology will become the most important influence in society, it becomes evident to Cat and her cousins that magic is still the most influential force in the world. A sad fact given that those who weild magic in Cat’s world, choose to abuse their powers for their personal gain.
So if you’re intrigued by The Spiritwalker Series’ interesting storyline and heroines who are women of color, you won’t regret picking up the first book in the series, “Cold Magic”.