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Moon Chosen: Tales of a New World, Book 1

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Hefty, exciting, violent fantasy of human and animal allies.

Book P.C. Cast Fantasy 2016
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Fantasy fans, especially dog lovers, will enjoy chewing on this meaty series debut from veteran author P.C. Cast. Teens who can handle the fantasy violence and strong language will get immersed in Moon Chosen's vast, unique, vivid, and richly imagined world populated with fascinating characters and societies. Mari and Nik are easy to root for as they face the challenges of emerging into adulthood at a time of great upheaval.

The first 100 pages or so are a bit overwrought, as though author Cast is trying too hard to manufacture emotional connections quickly and to establish an admittedly immense fantasy world. But hang in there, because as soon as Rigel makes his appearance, action, heartbreak, tragedy, and adventure keep the pages turning right up to the cliffhanger ending.

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