Never After: The Thirteenth Fairy: The Chronicles of Never After, Book 1

Book review by Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media
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age 10+

Lively fairy tale romp explores adoption, bullying, magic.

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age 13+

The Adventure Sucked Me Into The Whirlpool of Fantasy & Fairytales

This is a fairytale fantasy adventure set in middle school. What I loved right away was that Filomena, out main character, really made me feel seen with the things that she felt throughout the book. Filomena showed some great bravery throughout the book and it really struck me how amazing it really was to read about such a heroine. I loved meeting the new characters throughout the book. Each character had their own personality, which was fun to read and learn about. The writing style was easy to follow because there was a course of action following the whole story throughout the book. Overall, Filomena and her new friends hardly had a chance to catch their breath because so much was happening. The adventure, fantasy and fairytale really took over in the book. Though the adventure was definitely my favorite part of the book! The book cover is also quite beautiful, goes along with the plot, and really catches your attention! Loved it! Adorable!!!

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