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Aerie: Magonia Book 2

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Slightly darker fantasy sequel ramps up the tension.

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This fantasy sequel is more suspenseful and slightly darker, as heroine Aza faces the challenges of emerging into adulthood -- not to mention saving two worlds while she's at it. Readers who haven't read Magonia may not find Aza and Jason as understandable or easy to root for, but fantasy fans will definitely enjoy the imaginative world above the clouds and the magical creatures to be found there. And teens will definitely relate to Aza's and Jason's struggles toward maturity as they learn to accept themselves and each other as they are, and to have the courage to live their own lives.

Favorite supporting characters return, as do the villainous Zal and Dai, and author Headley ably keeps the pages turning as tension and suspense build to the final confrontation. She also leaves the door open for further adventures in an intriguing new world, and fantasy fans will have a lot to look foward to.

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