Parents' Guide to

The Archived

By Julie A. Carlson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Imaginative fantasy mystery for teens tackles grief, death.

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What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 1 parent review

age 11+

Who Edited This Book?

I'm so tired of poor grammar and spelling. Whoever edited this book did a bad job. I keep getting an ad on my phone advertising an excerpt of this book, and the sentence reads, "He fought the men and he slayed the monsters." Really? You let that go into PRINT? The past tense of slay is "slew" or "slain". For example, "He had slain" or "He slew" How are we supposed to suggest reading to educate our youth when the ADULTS can't get it right?

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say (3 ):

THE ARCHIVED is fresh and original, a cut above the typical paranormal stories found on YA bookshelves. Filled with lyrical and haunting prose, likable characters, and dastardly villains, Victoria Schwab's novel will leave readers turning the pages late into the night and eagerly awaiting the second book in the series.

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