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Merry meet, fledgling. Welcome to a new life, a new world, and a new you. Welcome to the House of Night!This might seem like a scary time, Fledgling, but never fear! As you start your journey through the ancient halls of the House of Night, this indispensable handbook will aid you in your transition from human to fledgling. Within these pages you will find invaluable inforMerry meet, fledgling. Welcome to a new life, a new world, and a new you. Welcome to the House of Night!This might seem like a scary time, Fledgling, but never fear! As you start your journey through the ancient halls of the House of Night, this indispensable handbook will aid you in your transition from human to fledgling. Within these pages you will find invaluable information about the history of vampyres. You will also come to a better understanding of your body's transformation, as well as read words of hope from great vampyres of the past and learn essential foundations of rituals and lore. Now, Fledgling, read on. A new life awaits you; your path to that magickal future begins here!...

Title : The Fledgling Handbook 101
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ISBN : 9780312595128
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 157 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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The Fledgling Handbook 101 Reviews

  • Yolanda Sfetsos
    2019-05-27 17:05

    I might have fallen behind on the actual reading of this wonderful and intriguing series, but it didn't stop me from loving and enjoying this handbook. As I turned the pages of this stunning book, I felt as if I'd just been enrolled into this school and was learning the history and what to expect after the Change. It's brilliant--packed full of facts, class emblems, rituals, history, mythology, explanations, and there's even blank spaces to fill in your personal Fledging details. ;) And the pictures, my gosh, the art is beautiful. Absolutely gorgeous. This book was certainly put together with great care and thought, it's an outstanding addition to an already successful series and I think everyone who enjoys the series needs to have a copy.The Fledging Handbook is beautifully made and packed full of vampyre goodness. It's one of those books that you hold and read in awe. It's certainly a winner!I know I'll be referring to it again, that's for sure. :)

  • Cyndy Otty
    2019-06-07 16:15

    For a series that I've practically given up on I wasn't expecting much from this additional tie-in guide. However, my feelings really stem from the fact that this is supposed to be the often mentioned textbook from the series. Now obviously no one's going to read a fictional textbook that comes off like a real textbook -- I hardly want to read the ones I'm supposed to for class. But if you're going to write a pretend textbook you either need to make it believable as a reference by having solid details that are otherwise foreign to a fan or give it some charm like the Harry Potter schoolbooks, which manage to present a lot of new information and still retain the feel (specifically the humor) of the actual series.This book manages to be a waste of the paper it's printed on. First, it's printed in a wasteful manner with ridiculously huge margins and text that doesn't bother to fill the page. But even more to the point it's not informative, nearly everything presented in the book is a detail that you could find within the series itself or the associated website. The one exception being a bit of history, which is basically a mutilation of real history that incorporates plot elements from the series. Oh, but I did learn one thing: every rule that's mentioned has pretty much been broken by a character (namely Zoey) at some point in the series. Leaves me torn between being horrified that anyone would think of these characters as role models and pondering the point of creating a set of rules for this world in the first place.Now all that said, I can't even say this is worth reading if you aren't already familiar with the series because it's written in such a bland and uninteresting way that there's no way I can see that it would entice you, let alone get into the series.The one minor thing it does have going for it is that it isn't written in the juvenile slang the series is.

  • Joost
    2019-05-16 19:08

    Een informatie-boekje over The House of Night. Zeker interessant om te lezen, maar ik heb ook behoorlijk wat kritiek. Mijn recensie kan je hier lezen:

  • Mafalda
    2019-05-27 17:10

    Muito aborrecido. Só gostei mesmo do capitulo de história e o sobre ser-se marcada.Pense mesmo nele como sendo mesmo um manual do aluno da Casa da Noite.

  • Stacy Ivashkov
    2019-06-09 21:50


  • Emma Höglund
    2019-05-20 23:01

    This book is a background to the world of House of Night, with small stories about famous vampyres, about the Change and so on. It could have been much better though. It could have had more intresting facts about the House of Nights, maybe a small world map with dots to mark out where the school can be found, it could have had more about affinity and how that works, more about the studies at the school. Several times the discussed a subject and then just said: this isn't a subject for fledglings in third year, so read the next book. There are so many things that could have been explored. They could have talk more about the things we recognize in the book. For example, in the books they do several rituals. It would have been interesting to find out the theory behind them. Not the things we never heard about and don't really care about either.I hated the idea to take a picture of myself as marked and write in my teachers name and their affinity. When I was a kid I got that kind of book about Harry Potter. But in that I had to fill in what I liked about the book, not if I was in it. For example, I would write my teachers name and who they were alike in the Potter univers. But in this book it only felt immature and a waste of space. It was fun to pretend these things when you were 9 years old. This is supposed to be a YA book, it's not fun.And in this book they say that you become sterile, but in the books Zoey once tells Stevie-Rae that she has cramp because of "that time of the month", (she is lying in the book) but wouldn't Stevie-Rae and everyone else know that she lied, since they don't have that anymore? Stevie-Rae has been there for a couple of months, she must know if she doesn't have her period anymore or not and therefor Zoey can't lie about it. Weird.

  • Bella (Cheezyfeet Books)
    2019-05-16 22:06

    I love the House of Night series. I love the story, the characters, the world that the Casts have created. I really wanted to love this. But unfortunately, I didn't. It started off okay, with an introduction into the House of Night world and with the biology of vampyres and how your body changes, I thought that was pretty interesting, because it was so well thought out and it really shows that the author had really thought about the world she created in her books. So that was pretty cool, although becoming a vampyre sounds really creepy :LThen it goes onto a Rituals section of the Handbook, and I read a few of the rituals, but I had to skim read most of them, because I got really bored. I don't like saying that, but I did. And that's really all I can say about that chapter...Chapter three was called 'Nightkind Elementology' and that was okay, and I have decided that I would probably have an earth affinity if I was vampyre... The rest of the book (apart from a little bit at the end) was about Vampyre History, and I skimmed that too... It didn't interest me, and I felt bad about skimming it and not giving it a proper chance, but I couldn't read it. I tried, but I couldn't.At least it ended on a good note for me. I enjoyed reading the quotes from vampyres at the end, they were pretty cool, especially the one from William Shakespeare... (Don't worry, he wasn't actually a vampire...)Overall though, I did't enjoy this book, and as much as I hate writing negative reviews, I felt I needed to share my honest opinion, which is this: I'm so glad I got it from the library! I'm sure House of Night fans will love it, but unfortunately, it just didn't do it for me. Sorry! I still love the HoN series though :D

  • Kristi
    2019-06-09 22:09

    This is a much have for House of Night Fans. I initially that this was a guidebook on the series itself, but it's actually a "handbook." It's written as though YOU are a fledgling student at the House of Night. There's even places for you to jot down notes... like what changes you notice happening to your body, now that you're a fledgling!It's broken up into six chapters or sections. Each one discussing a different topic that all fledgling vampyres should know.The first section is an introduction to the House of Night itself, going over the various class emblems and such. Next is Vampyre Biology so you know exactly what to expect with your new fledgling status and what changes you can expect in the future. The third part covers Rituals. The fourth part is Nighttime Elementology, when you are turned has direct correlation over your elemental influence, be it air, water, earth, etc. The next section covers Vampyre History, which it turns out you may recognize a few of the stories, but see them in a whole new light. And finally the last section covers Words of Hope From Fellow Fledglings for those newly marked that need some words of wisdom. (William Shakespeare, say what!?)Overall a fun and entertaining look into the House of Night, something fans are sure to devour!

  • Lisa
    2019-06-05 23:11

    I've seen of lot of negative reviews and heard a lot of people say they're dissapointed with this handbook. However, I think it's a great addition to the series and am happy to have it in my library. This handbook, along with the series, was obviously written for young teenagers, as a lot of the vampyre lore and history in the book are simply stories from our own history that have been slightly tweaked. My favorite story was The Tragedy of Pompeii. This book is definitely not for the history buff, as it rewrites history for the purposes of the series. However, this book is perfect for a fan to the series that would like to have a beautiful little book to complement and complete their HON library. This book was a quick, easy, and entertaining read which does offer some insight into the world behind the series. I'm sure when I reread the series someday, I'll refer back to this little gem.

  • Emma (BelleBooks)
    2019-05-23 21:13

    Being a massive House of Night fan I had to pick this book up to add to my collection!The book itself is very pretty, I love the fact that it is all colour inside and filled with pictures!There is even space for you to write in your own pieces, as if you are attending a House of Night. I won't be writing in the book though, it's just too pretty to do that!As for information, there isn't too much that readers won't already know from the original book series. It is nice to read it and imagine what it would have been like for Zoey to first see the "rule book" when she was marked and moved to the House of Night.It is a book you could skip though, if you are a massive fan of the books I would say go ahead and buy it, it is a good reference book for the series and tells a bit more about the background.

  • Hadessephy
    2019-05-19 00:15

    This book was a good idea but it would have been better if it focused more on school rules and the biology of being a vampire instead of the boring stories it had in it.

  • Daniela Rosas
    2019-06-04 16:14

    O "Manual do Iniciado" é o livro que todos os que são marcados e que vão para as diversas Casas da Noite têm de ler no seu primeiro ano. Este livro tem todas as informações necessárias que um iniciado precisa de saber para poder viver em paz com o seu novo mundo. É através deste livro que ficamos a conhecer alguns rituais e também a história de algumas situações que são repetidas nos diversos volumes da coleção Casa da Noite. Um livro cheio de magia e de antiguidade que nos leva a conhecer um género diferente de vampyros e a forma como eles vivem em comunidade com os humanos. Para os vampyros desta história é muito importante para os iniciados lerem este manual, pois assim vão aprender tudo o que precisam de saber no principio da sua estadia da Casa da Noite. É um livro muito divertido pois podemos conhecer histórias sobre personagens muito famosas que aqui são colocados no papel de vampyros, como por exemplo Cleópatra. Temos também a demonstração que o pentagrama não é algo dirigido para o mal mas sim para a divindade aos 5 elementos (Ar, Fogo, Água, Terra e Espírito), todos estes elementos que a deusa Nyx dá como forma de afinidade aos seus filhos (iniciados ou vampyros adultos). Um livro extraordinário e com muita cultura no meio de tanta fantasia. Ps: o livro contém na versão portuguesa 173 páginas e mais 34 páginas do excerto do livro "Antes Bruxa que Morta" de Kim Harrison, ou seja o número de páginas apresentados nesta edição corresponde ao número de páginas geral e não do livro "Manual do Iniciado" em si.

  • Rhonda
    2019-05-28 18:14

    Informative and interesting. Makes me wonder if they'll perform the ritual to bring back Zoey that was performed when Drusus tried to bring back Theodora. Only I hope this one is successful and both don't die. I know many readers dislike Zoey but really without her there isn't a storyline. She's the central character that all others off-shoot from. Without her there is no House of Night, only the aftermath that would afflict not just the fledglings but also the vampyres that have been affected by Zoey and Co. I truly have begun to wonder if Zoey will go through the Change or die. I guess only time will tell how this will turn out. I also wonder whether Zoey has already gone through the Change, since her mark was already filled in and her tattoos spread across much of her upper body. Hmm, interesting...very, very interesting.

  • Christina
    2019-06-07 20:50

    I am starting to believe that I am not a fan of handbooks or official guides...I wrote a horrible review of Stephanie Meyer's official guide to "Twilight" because she wrote way too many details and because a good portion of the book didn't have anything to do with the Twilight Series..I feel the same way about "The Fledgling Handbook 101". The handbook does give some details about how to survive as a newly marked fledgling..However, I often wonder where P.C. Cast got her information for the book..She makes it look like she got her facts from primary sources, or from real places..I wouldn't mind doing some research to see if Cleopatra and Shakespear are truly fledglings and/or vampires..Especially when Cast uses a sonnet that Shakespear wrote, called "The Fledgling Sonnet".

  • W
    2019-06-08 17:04

    I really loved this! I am a huge fan of the series, so i would obviously think so. The book introduces you to the physical and mental change that comes with being marked and the history of old vampyres. The illustrations were beautifully done. It almost reads like a text book for a fledgling, and you can put pictures and your progress of the change in there, which i won't do, don't want to ruin the beautiful book. There could have been a lot more in it though, but a must have for HON fans!

  • Catia Leite
    2019-05-28 20:52

    Pensei que não teria qualquer interesse, então comecei a lê-lo enquanto esperava receber um livro que eu queria mesmo ler, pensando "Quando o outro chegar não vou ter problema em parar de lê-lo". Foi o meu maior erro. Não consegui parar de ler este pequeno livro que tem histórias tão interessantes e é engraçado ver a autora a aproveitar-se da história da humanidade para encaixar lá os vampyros. Aconselho, acho que é uma leitura leve e interessante.

  • Nicole
    2019-05-16 23:14

    Honestly this book is pretty cute. It's a nice short read and the pages are brightly coloured. When I originally purchased this I was hoping it would read more like a textbook style for an actual class at this school. Instead it's just some interesting facts and a bit more information into the series just put into an easier to read format. The cover is pretty dope though !

  • CALYN ★ The Great
    2019-05-20 17:17

    Saw this book in NBS last week.It's so friggin' expensive. o_oIs it because the pages looks like those in magazines?And all that's available are hardcover!Not fair! How can a poor good ol' reader like me buy something so expensive. ):

  • Brianna
    2019-06-09 21:11

    It was okay for a guide book. we learn about the ritual and how the vampyre changes and things like what happen in the schools. i was hoping to learn more about other places or more about zoey and her friend and why they are special. but oh well.

  • Immortal Fiction
    2019-05-24 23:53

    beautifully crafted, remarkably well-thought out and put together. This is a must for any House of Night fan or collector

  • Lucija Vajdić♥
    2019-05-26 19:00

    5/5 stars! :)

  • Jennifer Christensen
    2019-05-17 22:18

    It was $4 on amazon's kindle sale. I couldn't help it.

  • Brittani
    2019-06-16 15:49

    Seriously just wanted a book to get me closer to catching up to my goal. Finished this in a couple of hours and I'm happy about that.

  • Eika
    2019-06-12 17:55

    un libro che non aggiunge niente alla serie ma spiega come superare la trasformazione e i vari rituali. Una chicca immancabile.

  • Paige Fagan
    2019-06-10 21:57

    I have read most of the house of night series and I have begun to start over. Reading this before reading the first book again gave me a lot more information and understanding about what goes on in the book. A nice and short read before diving into the rest of the series!

  • Weronika
    2019-05-29 00:08

    Meh. Just meh.

  • Leah3088
    2019-05-19 19:04

    i wasnt expecting to learn to much random stuff from history, even if some of it is altered a bit.

  • Alan D.D.
    2019-06-08 20:58

    A great way to get to know better this amazing world I love so much. I would even want to read the entire library of this school just to consider myself another student. HoN rocks!

  • Brandy Smith
    2019-05-19 15:51

    Every House of Night fan should have this book!!!!! It was very interesting to read. I can't wait to get the last three in the series and the new one obviously.

  • Terrie
    2019-05-22 22:56

    SUCKS!!!! I would have really loved to read it, but the writing is too small and there's no way to zoom! Too bad I can't give 0 stars - equals the exact number of words I was able to read.