The Lost City by Amanda Hocking

This was a fun surprise. I haven't thought about the Trylle world in along time and this is et in that world. You can absolutely read this with having read that series, it is in the same world but completely a standalone for all intents and purposes. This was an intriguing read from the start and once it got going I was officially hooked.

This book is a fantasy adventure with a hint of a potential romance. It is 100% right up a typical Amanda Hocking read and I loved getting to know a whole new cast of characters. It has been years since I read the Trylle books and I had no issue diving into this so it can totally be for a brand new reader with no issue. A book full of intrigue and finding yourself. I loved that a big part of the story line is not elating what you are define who you are. The characters are fixed on where they come form, or better yet, WHO they are related to, but even that withstanding they spend a good amount fo the book truly becoming content with who they are as a person even while continue the search for answers. I loved the mystery and I am looked. I want answers as to where the story is going and I cannot wait to dive into the next book.

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New York Times bestselling author Amanda Hocking returns to the magical world of the Trylle with The Lost City, the first book in the final Trylle arc. Nestled along the bluffs of the forested coast lays the secret kingdom of the Omte—a realm filled with wonder...and as many secrets. Ulla Tulin was left abandoned in an isolated Kanin city as a baby, taken in by strangers and raised hidden away like many of the trolls of mixed blood. Even knowing this truth, she’s never stopped wondering about her family. When Ulla is offered an internship working alongside the handsome Pan Soriano at the Mimirin, a prestigious institution, she jumps at the chance to use this opportunity to hopefully find her parents. All she wants is to focus on her job and the search for her parents, but all of her attempts to find them are blocked when she learns her mother may be connected to the Omte royal family. With little progress made, Ulla and Pan soon find themselves wrapped up in helping Eliana, an amnestic girl with abilities unlike any they have ever seen before—a girl who seems to be running from something. To figure out who she is they must leave the city, and possibly, along the way, they may learn more about Ulla’s parents.