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The Perilous Sea: The Elemental Trilogy, Book 2

By Karen Wirsing, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Entertaining fantasy plagued by scattered subplots.

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Iolanthe and Prince Titus reunite in this entertaining yet overzealous sequel to The Burning Sky. While the adventurous, wyvern-taming duo takes the reader through the Sahara Desert, Morocco, and 17-century London on a magic carpet ride, the grand scheme of things gets mowed over by scattered subplots that are quickly and questionably resolved.

The Perilous Sea explores themes of identity and memory, and some readers may be enthused about the romantic progression between the two main characters, but the anticlimactic finish leaves readers disappointed.

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