Parents' Guide to

The Peculiar

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Half-faery boy fights to save his sister in magical fantasy.

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Still in his teens as The Peculiar hits shelves, author Bachmann creates a compelling world, appealing characters, lurking humor, and a convoluted plot with a steady stream of revelations. Some readers may bog down in the descriptions and world-building, while others will revel in the detail. The book closes with a dramatic cliffhanger, but there's a sequel in the works.

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