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REVIEW: Wundersmith: the Calling of Morrigan Crow

WUNDERSMITH: THE CALLING OF MORRIGAN CROW

Author: Jessica Townsend
Ages: 12+

Morrigan Crow, Wunderous Society, 12. Recently unveiled evil sorcerer. Or so they say. ‘They’ being her new classmates/colleges/adopted siblings/friends. Jupiter, her mentor, is always away. Everyone is so scared of her that she is only allowed to take one class, ever. The history of her ‘evil’ predecessors, and why she herself was born evil. Then she watches her best friend, real friend, taking dragon riding lessons. Horrible, but not the worst. The real undeniably-terrifyingly-unbelievably evil sorcerer is trying to train her in her talents. Still not the worst. Because she is tempted. She wants to, needs to learn. And she is terrified because he seems nice

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REVIEW: Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow

NEVERMOOR: THE TRIALS OF MORRIGAN CROW

Author: Jessica Townsend

Ages: 11/12+

This is quite a long book, but though its size might be intimidating to some by the time you’ve finished it you will wish it was longer. The basic idea of the story might not seem too new to more critical readers… until they

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REVIEW: Smells Like Dog

SMELLS LIKE DOG

Author: Suzanne Selfors
Ages: 11+ (adults included)

This thrilling book is a long read. Some parts, especially near the beginning, are tiresome and may make readers want to give up, but the story is guaranteed to capture you. (Actually, it isn’t, it’s just a book, that was metaphorical, calm down)

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REVIEW: The Left-Handed Fate

The Left-Handed Fate

Author: Kate Milford

Ages: 10-15

Pages: 372

This book is a prequel of Greenglass House. It is a bit more…  unrealistic than the Greenglass House books, that meaning

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REVIEW: Ghosts of Greenglass House

Ghosts of Greenglass House

By: Kate Milford

Age: 9-14ish

The sequel to Greenglass House, it is humorous and a decent length. Once again, Milo is flooded with mysterious guests. Unsurprisingly, there are ghosts and it is slightly… odd, more so than Greenglass House, but it is not

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REVIEW: Greenglass House

Greenglass House

Author: Kate Milford

ages:  9-14ish

I liked this book because it made sense the whole way through. All the puzzles were solved, no mysteries where left unexplained. There are some occurrences and coincidences that seem unlikely, but not extremely so and it isn’t irritating. There are

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REVIEW: Wintersmith

WINTERSMITH

Author: Terry Pratchett

Ages: 10/11+ (adults included)

This book is the sequel to A Hat Full of Sky. As with all books in this series, I recommend listening to this on Audible first. This book is a little

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REVIEW: A Hat Full of Sky

A HAT FULL OF SKY

Author: Terry Pratchett

Ages: 10/11+

I suggest listening to A Hat Full of Sky on Audible (Narrated by Stephen Briggs), as some of the vocabulary can be difficult to understand, and it makes it much funnier. This book is the sequel to The Wee Free Men in the Tiffany Aching collection, although of course

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REVIEW: The Wee Free Men

WEE FREE MEN

Author:  Terry Pratchett (my favorite)

Ages: 9/10+ (plus as in till you’re so blind you can’t read, my entire family reads it)

I recommend first listening to this on Audible (narrated by Stephen Briggs), as some of the some of the vocabulary is had to understand/pronounce in its written form. I first listened to this when I was nine, and even then I loved it