Hex Hall

Book review by Karen Wirsing, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Enchanting book about witty teen witch at reform school.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 17 reviews

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age 12+

The best EVER

This is a book about a girl who has magical powers and her name is Sophia. She likes to be called Sophie though. The principal, Mrs.Casnoff, is excited Sophie could be there. And then, Sophie learns about two major threats, The Barricks, a league of Irish girls, and an even bigger threat, L'Occhio do Dio, a big group of Italian men. But they all have one thing in common, they want to kill Sophie, her father, and all prodigium. That's right! Prodigium. Read the book if you want to find out more!

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Great role models
age 11+


This an amazing book. It is fast paced but not in a bad way. It is very Harry Potter-esque. If you don't know about sex, don't like swearing, or are homophobic this book is not for you. There is a lesbian vamp who is awesome and relatable for me at least. But if you are fine with all of that then you should give it a try.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing

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Our Editors Recommend

For kids who love magic and monsters

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