Brightly Woven is an enchanting fantasy YA novel. Sydelle is a girl living in a dry village with her life planned out for her. Suddenly the rains come and with them a magician named North. For his reward for delivering the rain, he only wants one thing: Sydelle. With North's motives unclear, Sydelle reluctantly joins him on an adventure. North is working to try to stop the war between the kingdoms. Sydelle seems to have a little magic of her own. North is constantly battling other magicians that are drawn to Sydelle. Between the bickering and adventure, they begin to fall for each other.With a rich and entertaining cast of characters, Brightly Woven takes you on a ride of adventure and intrigue. Sydelle is a weaver and helps North by mending his cloaks, and learning to make the magical potions he needs. She is brave and spunky and likes to stay in the thick of the action. Recommended for those who enjoy YA fantasy, such as by Maria V. Snyder or Kristin Cashore. Looking forward to reading more by this author.