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Book Review | THE STONEKEEPER, by Kazu Kibuishi

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The Stonekeeper (Amulet #1), by Kazu Kibuishi

Publish Date: January 1, 2008 
Published by: Graphix
Length: 187 pages
Genre: MG Graphic Novel/Fantasy
My Rating: ★★★☆☆ (3 out of 5 stars)


Synopsis:

There’s something strange behind the basement door…

After a family tragedy, Emily, Navin and their mother move to an ancestral home to start a new life. On the family’s very first night in the mysterious house, Em and Navin’s mom is kidnapped by a tentacled creature. Now it’s up to Em and Navin to figure out how to set things right and save their mother’s life!


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Book Review | THE DEEP & DARK BLUE, by Niki Smith

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The Deep & Dark Blue, by Niki Smith

Publish Date: January 7, 2020
Published by: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Length: 256 pages
Genre: MG Graphic Novel/Fantasy/LGBTQ+
My Rating: ★★★☆☆ (3 out of 5 stars)


Synopsis:

After a terrible political coup usurps their noble house, Hawke and Grayson flee to stay alive and assume new identities, Hanna and Grayce. Desperation and chance lead them to the Communion of Blue, an order of magical women who spin the threads of reality to their will.

As the twins learn more about the Communion, and themselves, they begin to hatch a plan to avenge their family and retake their royal home.While Hawke wants to return to his old life, Grayce struggles to keep the threads of her new life from unraveling, and realizes she wants to stay in the one place that will allow her to finally live as a girl.


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Book Review | THE CHANGELING KING, by Ethan M. Aldridge

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The Changeling King (Estranged #2), by Ethan M. Aldridge

Publish Date: October 1, 2019
Published by: HarperCollins
Pages: 224
Genre: MG Graphic Novel/Fantasy
My Rating: ★★★★★ (4.5 out of 5 stars)


Synopsis:

After years of pretending to be human, the changeling Edmund Carter has assumed his rightful role as Cinder, king of the World Below. But not everyone at the royal palace is happy about his return.

Meanwhile, Ed is adjusting to human life in the World Above. His birth family treats him with a kindness he never knew growing up in the Fay court, but Ed misses the sense of purpose he had as a knight.

When a mysterious new threat emerges in the World Below, Cinder must call on Ed and their older sister, Alexis, for help. But nothing can prepare them for the family secret that awaits at the end of their perilous quest.


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Book Review | ESTRANGED, by Ethan M. Aldridge

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Estrangedby Ethan M. Aldridge

Publish Date: August 7, 2018
Published by: HarperCollins
Pages: 224
Genre: MG Graphic Novel/Fantasy
My Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.5 out of 5 stars)


Synopsis:

Edmund and the Childe were swapped at birth. Now Edmund lives in secret as a changeling in the World Above, his fae powers hidden from his unsuspecting parents and his older sister, Alexis. The Childe lives among the fae in the World Below, where being a human makes him a curiosity at the royal palace.

But when the cruel sorceress Hawthorne seizes the throne, the Childe and Edmund must unite on a dangerous quest to save both worlds—even if they’re not sure which world they belong to.


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