Parents' Guide to

The Luck Uglies

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Strong girl hero faces monsters and mayhem in fun fantasy.

Book Paul Durham Fantasy 2014
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Durham introduces very appealing characters in smart, independent Rye and her loyal friends -- as well as her family and some other intriguing adults. He also puts them in thought-provoking situations that are more ethically complex than stereotypical good vs. evil. Like many first volumes in fantasy series, THE LUCK UGLIES has to spend a fair amount of time establishing a world and its terminology, some of which is explained in a glossary.

The Luck Uglies is a satisfying adventure that will leave many readers eager for the sequel.

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