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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