Review of The Mountain by Makynzie Watkins

The MountainThe Mountain by Makynzie Watkins was published on January 31st 2018 by Austin Macauley Publishers Ltd and is a science fiction fantasy. The tale follows the story of the main character, Princess Lailee who resides in the Kingdom of Kortland. Although Lailee is royalty, she is rejected by her peers, as her unusually tall height frightens them and her long, luscious, locks are the envy of other girls. The only friend that Lailee finds solace in is her magical purple horse, Uki, who has pink hair and wings. This all changes one day when Lailee ventures to the other side of the forbidden mountain and discovers more than she could have ever imagined.

About the Author

Makynzie graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University in 2011 with a Bachelor’s Degree in History and a minor in English. She has always been a reader and highly encourages everyone to read. She has written off and on her whole life, but finally decided to share some of her works.

 

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My thoughts

The Mountain is a fast-paced read that is full of fantasy and mystery making it a short story that is easy to get lost in. The characters are well developed with creative backstories that mesh perfectly with the plot. Watkins has written an extremely entertaining read. The only negative about The Mountain is that it is a really short story. I would have enjoyed reading more about these characters and their story. Overall, a fun enjoyable read.  ** I received a complimentary copy in exchange for my honest and unbiased review. This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.**

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