The Way To Dawn

Dominion of Eden

Young Adult - Sci-Fi
372 Pages
Reviewed on 03/26/2014
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Author Biography

Charles Lee has always been a fan of stories with greater meaning than what the surface portrays. His love for profound fantasy began at a young age. His growing interest in thought-provoking stories ranged from a gamut of different areas of literature. These are experiences he’s cherished and evolved with for over a decade. It’s his key drive for creating compelling, unique, philosophical stories.

When he decided to begin his own novel, The Way to Dawn, he originally had no intention of pursuing writing as a career. But when he fell in love with his own characters, he became inspired. He was so proud of his creations that he wanted to share this part of himself with others. In no time, writing soon became more than just his way of expression, it became his wings.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Kathryn Bennett for Readers' Favorite

The Way To Dawn: Dominion of Eden by Charles Lee is a young adult sci-fi novel that brings us into a story where fates were tested, dreams were broken, and regret filled the air. However, not all is lost; no matter how dark it gets there is always one last ray of hope, one small thing that might help. Afearia embarks on a journey in which she must overcome a king who has made himself ruler of the land, and a land of enemies. Humanity is raw, rules no longer come into play, and there is something to worry about around every corner. She has been raised as a warrior since birth and she knows the realm's future rests on her shoulders.

In one of the better young adult sci-fi books that I have ever read, Charles Lee has a way of writing that draws you into the story. When I first delved into The way To Dawn: Dominion of Eden I did feel a little overwhelmed. A lot of that probably had to do with my not reading the first book in the series. There is a lot of information to take in about the realm and what is going on; however, once I took things on board my reading journey was fantastic. The story of Afearia and all she must handle, how it is more than even she thought. I love a good adventure and when you can feel invested in not only the characters but the land, it makes for a very entertaining read. I would suggest this for any young adult and adult; it is an enjoyable and well written read.