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Reviewed by Dinorah Blackman for Readers' Favorite
Lenita Sheridan’s Guardian of the Gauntlet is an amazing story of adventure, courage, and faith. Princess Camari is very different from her more sophisticated older sister, Mila. Camari loves her sister dearly, but secretly envies her daintiness and breath-taking beauty. Although the girls are best friends who love to explore the kingdom together, maturity causes Mila to lose interest in the adventures Camari still craves. Then Camari experiences the sweet pain of her first crush when she meets the handsome Prince Denir. Camari tries desperately to prove herself to him, but Prince Denir only has eyes for Mila. When Denir tells the girls about the gauntlet and its powers, Camari is immediately drawn to it. But Camari’s biggest flaw is that she constantly compares herself to her sister and in so doing she misses out on being herself and discovering her own uniqueness. Fighting against creelugs, lorvids, warmumps and horrible zarfish forces Camari to grow up and to face life’s challenges maturely. As she struggles to protect the gauntlet, while placing her own life at risk, Camari learns the importance of believing in herself.
Guardian of the Gauntlet is a story for readers of all ages. Lenita Sheridan is an outstanding story teller with a vivid imagination. You are drawn right into the middle of the mild rivalry between the sisters and the bitter-sweetness of young love. Lenita Sheridan clearly illustrates the never-ending battle between good and evil and how easy it is to become so caught up in the struggle that one misses the whole point of life. Just like amulets and trinkets, the gauntlet in itself is powerless. But when it’s used by a woman or man who dares to believe, the sky’s the limit. What a perfect illustration of all that can be activated by faith. Guardian of the Gauntlet is an amazing way to open a discussion on the amount of faith that is required in order to experience miracles.