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Sophia, Princess Among Beasts

By Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Fast-paced, exciting, but often sketch-like fantasy morsel.

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age 12+

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age 12+

Awesome book! In Love!!

Loved!! This book, it had the right amount of suspense, action and romance. Also with courage and finding one’s self even through pain and grief, and love and compassion. I was half expecting romance to take over this book within the first few chapters, but very pleased with how it was handled. 10/10 recommend❤️

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This small morsel of a fantasy will get you through family vacation travel swimmingly with warring kingdoms and monstrous creatures and assassins and a trip to another dimension. Sophia, Princess Among Beasts packs a lot in 320 pages. For regular fantasy readers, though, it may not be enough to make the book memorable. A trip into an unknown world seems sketched out rather than filled with the lush detail it deserves, and few answers are given as to how the worlds are intertwined.

Sophia has a nice metamorphosis in the story while other characters feel one dimensional. The beasts, who seem to be from a hodgepodge of various myths and folklore, are also hard to picture. Many get killed off so fast, though, that the confusion passes, the book ends, and you pick up another James Patterson bestseller for the ride home.

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