The Ruins of Gorlanby John Flanagan
The Books for Boys Book Club meeting for this book was held March 16, 2017, at 6:30 in the Community Room.
Book club reading copies were available for checkout from the circulation desk about a month prior to the meeting.
They have always scared him in the past — the Rangers, with their dark cloaks and shadowy ways. The villagers believe the Rangers practice magic that makes them invisible to ordinary people. And now 15-year-old Will, always small for his age, has been chosen as a Ranger’s apprentice. What he doesn’t yet realize is that the Rangers are the protectors of the kingdom. Highly trained in the skills of battle and surveillance, they fight the battles before the battles reach the people. And as Will is about to learn, there is a large battle brewing. The exiled Morgarath, Lord of the Mountains of Rain and Night, is gathering his forces for an attack on the kingdom. This time, he will not be denied….
book 1 in the Ranger’s Apprentice series
Ratings and Reviews from the Librarians
Courtney rated it ★★★★.
Cathy rated it ★★★★.