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Revenge of the Witch: The Last Apprentice, Book 1

By Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Stalwart tween fights dark forces in deliciously scary read.

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age 11+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 15+

No way this should be JF book!

This is a very well written book with an interesting plot and good story. However, it is probably one of the more scary books I have ever read. There is no way it should be shelved in the juvenile fiction part of the library - definitely more young adult. I read it before passing it on to my almost 13 year olds and am very glad I did! We will be holding off for at least another 2 years on this one!
age 7+

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (7 ):

Refreshingly fast-paced, REVENGE OF THE WITCH doesn't waste a moment. After one chapter, Tom's on the road with his new master, and soon spending a deliciously creepy night alone in a haunted house. The book slows down just enough when they arrive at the Spook's house and Tom's studies start in earnest.

In his YA debut, adult fantasy writer Joseph Delaney expertly lays on the suspense. No nail will be left unbitten by the end.

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