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Everblaze: Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 3

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Exciting fantasy sequel has elf kids in cosmic struggle.

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age 11+

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age 11+


This book was an amazing page turner. The days I read it I never got nay work done because it just sucks you into their world! The mystery behind it is amazing and very well planned out. The characters are cute, funny, creepy, scary, and the plot twist! Oh the plot twists!! Things come very unexpected, but it has reason behind it and it make sense! And the thing is, it's not just like the good guys always win and have a thought out plan that is sure to make sure they win. Because, you know, they're kids! They do things kids would actually do and kids don't always win and are probably going to be overpowered often, which happens, BUTTTT because of their awesomeness, they fight it out together! Kids make mistakes and in this book, Sophie takes the REAL hit of mistakes, but it all works out in the end with her friends helping her in every way (while still trying to mend old ones) There are relationships that will leave you swinging and lost in thought FOREVER. You can't stop thinking about it. All you want to do is find out what happens next! Btw: Worst but at the same time BEST cliff hanger EVERRRR! The villains are amazing and it related to things in the previous books and the pieces start clicking together in you mind as you find out more of Sophie's past and what the Black swan and the rebels are really made of. It's amazing and I 100% recommend it! I'm 14 and reading it so don't think you're too old to read it! If you have a little daughter or friends or sibling THIS IS FOR THEM. HOnestly, this is for guys too! I know some Team Keeper guys so we need more to join the party! Team FosterKeefeFitzIana! by the way :)

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Author Shannon Messenger creates appealing, relatable characters and then keeps the plot twists, intrigues, dangers, and ethical challenges coming. Readers who've been following the Keepers of the Lost Cities series may find themselves confused about its underlying cosmology and where the truth lies on many fronts -- even more than 13-year-old Sophie. But, as with that other series about a mysterious kid at a magical boarding school, this turns out not to matter very much.

With her independent spirit, strong principles, and longing to belong, Sophie will strike a chord with many tween girls. So will the recurring humor about how magical sparkly horses poop. A lot. But other kids also will find a lot to like in this exciting installment, which concludes with a strong sense that the adventure's just beginning.

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