Parents' Guide to

Hotel Magnifique

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Intriguing fantasy is lavish and magical, dark and chilling.

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age 11+

Based on 1 parent review

age 11+

Filled with adventure and mystery.

Loved everything about the book, from the way the characters were written, and the mystery behind the whole story. A little bit of romance here and there, but nothing a 12 year old and above cannot handle. Definitely worthy of reading.

Is It Any Good?

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Kids say: Not yet rated

This is an intriguing, richly realized fantasy that will delight fans of the genre who enjoy their magic with a bit of a dark edge to it. The world building in Hotel Magnifique vividly conjures the feeling of the early 20th century, with a French flair and a bit of steampunk. Debut author Emily J. Taylor is at her best describing dazzling illusions performed in an atmosphere of ultimate luxury.

The characters are well developed and have complex motives and relationships. Teens will root for Jani as she tries to discover the truth about the world she finds herself in. The story's twists and turns, along with budding romance, keep the pages turning to a satisfying end that leaves room for more adventure.

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