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Island of Silence: The Unwanteds, Book 2

By Patricia Tauzer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Spellbinding second adventure even better than first.

Book Lisa McMann Fantasy 2012
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This second book in the Unwanteds series is even better than the first -- and The Unwanteds was very good. Each well-written, action-packed page is filled with a unique blend of magic, fantasy, and real emotion that makes the story gripping and fun to read. Except for the evil empress Justine, the same main characters from Book 1 have returned, and they've learned a lot. They're even more well-rounded and competent as they struggle not only with bigger issues of fighting the bad guys but also with more ordinary feelings of fitting in, communicating clearly with each other, assuming leadership, and so on.

There are enough spies, counter-spies, selfless heroes, power-hungry challengers, and fantasy creatures to captivate any reader, as well as deeper messages about creativity, conformity, and the individual's place in society. All of this makes Island of Silence an outstanding read.

Book Details

  • Author: Lisa McMann
  • Genre: Fantasy
  • Topics: Magic and Fantasy
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Aladdin
  • Publication date: September 4, 2012
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 8 - 12
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Available on: Nook, Hardback, iBooks, Kindle
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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