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{Arc Review} Tunnel of Bones by Victoria Schwab

Book Summary:
Trouble is haunting Cassidy Blake . . . even more than usual.
She (plus her ghost best friend, Jacob, of course) are in Paris, where Cass’s parents are filming their TV show about the world’s most haunted cities. Sure, it’s fun eating croissants and seeing the Eiffel Tower, but there’s true ghostly danger lurking beneath Paris, in the creepy underground Catacombs.
When Cass accidentally awakens a frighteningly strong spirit, she must rely on her still-growing skills as a ghosthunter — and turn to friends both old and new to help her unravel a mystery. But time is running out, and the spirit is only growing stronger.
And if Cass fails, the force she’s unleashed could haunt the city forever.

My Review:

Tunnel of Bones was so good. You get to enjoy more hauntings set in Paris. The book is good for the fall read. If you have yet read City of Ghosts, you don’t have to read this review.

Cass and Jacob are back again. Now they get to join Cass’s folks in Paris. There some awesome haunted new sites to explore and stories to tell. When Cass goes in the catacombs, something evil follows her back. Still learning her new gifts and help with old friends. She now must find a way to get rid of this pest for good.

I enjoy the friendship between Cass and Jacob. The second book has more life threatening issues at hand. Lots of haunts and fun along the way. This book has everything for a good Halloween read. It comes out September 3rd.

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Aladdin: Far from Agrabah by Aisha Saeed

Book Summary:
This stunning original novel will tell an all-new story set in the world of the new film, featuring Aladdin and Jasmine. A magic carpet ride full of adventure, suspense, and wonder written by New York Times Bestselling author Aisha Saeed, this story will be a must-read for any Aladdin fans who find themselves drawn into and enchanted by the magical world of Agrabah and beyond.
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My Review:

I so do love Aladdin so much. Remember I used to song along to the movie when I was younger. I am so excited when they release this new middle grade book of it. Also it’s a new Aladdin adventure before the movie comes out May 24th.

This book takes place when Aladdin is pretending to Prince Ali. In order to impress Princess Jasmine he takes her on a magic carpet ride. A ride that leads to Prince Ali’s home. What magical trouble did Aladdin got himself into?

I thought it was good read. Prefect for ths younger kids and adults a like. This gets my pump up to see the movie this month. If you want to go on a magical carpet ride, then this book is for you.

Here a peck at the live action movie:

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{Arc Review & Giveaway} The Storm Runner by J.C Cervantes

Book Summary:
Zane has always enjoyed exploring the dormant volcano near his home in New Mexico, even though hiking it is challenging. He’d much rather hang out there with his dog, Rosie, than go to middle school, where kids call him Sir Limps a Lot, McGimpster, or Uno—for his one good leg. What Zane doesn’t know is that the volcano is a gateway to another world and he is at the center of a powerful prophecy. A new girl at school, Brooks, informs him that he’s destined to release an evil god from the ancient Maya relic he is imprisoned in—unless she can find and remove it first. Together they return to the volcano, where all kinds of crazy happens. Brooks turns into a hawk, a demon attacks them in a cave, and Rosie gives her all while trying to protect Zane. When Zane decides to save his dog no matter the cost, he is thrust into an adventure full of surprising discoveries, dangerous secrets, and an all-out war between the gods, one of whom happens to be his father. To survive, Zane will have to become the Storm Runner. But how can he run when he can’t even walk well without a cane?
Feisty heroes, tricky gods, murderous demons, and spirited giants are just some of the pleasures that await in this fresh and funny take on Maya mythology, as rich and delicious as a mug of authentic hot chocolate.

My Review:

This book was so much fun. Really did enjoyed every minute of it. Also did learned about some Mayan mythology. This middle grade book is for all ages.

I adore Zane in the book. He was like the underdog throughout the story. He got this limp and no powers. Yet everyone thinks he can break this god out prison. There are secrets to who he is. So what Zane is story and what does it have to do with gods?

I think the book is a quick read. Sadly took me a while to finish it bc I had work. If you enjoy action adventure books, while learning new mythology, this book could for you. Comes out the 18th.

Lucky for my readers I have an extra arc to giveaway on my blog. US Only.

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{Arc Review & Giveaway} Impostors by Scott Westerfeld

Book Summary:
Frey and Rafi are inseparable . . . but very few people have ever seen them together. This is because Frey is Rafi’s double, raised in the shadow’s of their rich father’s fortress. While Rafi has been taught to charm, Frey has been taught to kill. Frey only exists to protect her sister. There is no other part of her life. Frey has never been out in the world on her own – until her father sends her in Rafi’s place to act as collateral for a dangerous deal. Everyone thinks she’s her sister – but Col, the son of a rival leader, is starting to get close enough to tell the difference. As the stakes grow higher and higher, Frey must decide whether she can trust him – or anyone in her life.

My Review:

So excited to get back into the ugiles series world. This book has a new story and new characters to enjoy. There some references to some of the characters from the ugiles series. If you have yet read the ugiles books, you don’t have to read this review.

I do enjoy Frey and Rafi sister bond they have them for each. You get to see how Frey struggle where she belongs. She been training her life in hiding and pretend to her sister double. I like how she grows in the book and becomes her own person.

I like seeing how Rafi puts on a brave face. In the media and everyday life she must pretend to be perfect. Inside she struggles going against her father and protecting her sister. Will these sisters be able to stop their father in time?

The book is action pack and fun. A simple quick read and I enjoy every minute of it. If your a fan of Scott Westerfeld works then this book for you. The book comes Sept. 11.

Also I be giving away a sign arc of the book. So please do enter. US Only. Sorry guys.

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Aru Shah and the End of Time by Ronshani Chokshi

Book Summary:
Twelve-year-old Aru Shah has a tendency to stretch the truth in order to fit in at school. While her classmates are jetting off to family vacations in exotic locales, she’ll be spending her autumn break at home, in the Museum of Ancient Indian Art and Culture, waiting for her mom to return from her latest archeological trip. Is it any wonder that Aru makes up stories about being royalty, traveling to Paris, and having a chauffeur?
One day, three schoolmates show up at Aru’s doorstep to catch her in a lie. They don’t believe her claim that the museum’s Lamp of Bharata is cursed, and they dare Aru to prove it. Just a quick light, Aru thinks. Then she can get herself out of this mess and never ever fib again.
But lighting the lamp has dire consequences. She unwittingly frees the Sleeper, an ancient demon whose duty it is to awaken the God of Destruction. Her classmates and beloved mother are frozen in time, and it’s up to Aru to save them.
The only way to stop the demon is to find the reincarnations of the five legendary Pandava brothers, protagonists of the Hindu epic poem, the Mahabharata, and journey through the Kingdom of Death. But how is one girl in Spider-Man pajamas supposed to do all that?

My Review:

This book was a fun read. I do read middle grade books once in a while. They are fast pace and full of action. Love the storyline and how all the characters come together in the end.

I enjoy Aru so much in the book. She gets bully and lies to fit in. You know how school it like. Fitting in will cost her the end of the world. Enjoyed she wearing an spiderman pjs trying to save it. Will she be able to fix her mistakes before it’s to late?

It’s a fun and a fast pace read. Young adult and middle readers will love this book. I’m looking forward to book two. Lots has happens and tons of secret stuff going on.

Ready to save the world?

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