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Open Ebook Ebook Details
  • 09/2019
  • 9781733111201
  • 324 pages
  • $7.99
Paperback Book Details
  • 09/2019
  • 9780578490014
  • 324 pages
  • $13.99
A. M. Robin
Author
Hidden Scales
A. M. Robin, author
Young Mira discovers that she is a merrow, triggering a curse that sends ruthless spies after her and her friends with the sole purpose of keeping merrows a secret from everyone on land. She must now escape to a distant city and learn to accept and nurture her true nature before she and her companions can defeat the spies and return home.
Plot/Idea: 8 out of 10
Originality: 8 out of 10
Prose: 9 out of 10
Character/Execution: 8 out of 10
Overall: 8.25 out of 10

Assessment:

Plot: The book flows at a nice pace, providing a satisfying, adventurous saga that will keep readers hooked. Though the ending feels slightly abrupt, the story is otherwise engaging.

Prose/Style: The author provides beautifully written, often creative descriptions, particularly of villages in the book’s fantasy setting.

Originality: The world building is well done. Consistent with expectations in the genre, the book’s magical realm is depicted nicely. The author aptly provides unique fantastical elements to bolster the details of the world.

Character Development: Readers will enjoy reading about Mira, the eleven-year-old protagonist as she grapples change, hardship and high-stake adventures.

Blurb:
A well-written and engaging saga for a middle-grade audience.

Date Submitted: June 12, 2019

Formats
Open Ebook Ebook Details
  • 09/2019
  • 9781733111201
  • 324 pages
  • $7.99
Paperback Book Details
  • 09/2019
  • 9780578490014
  • 324 pages
  • $13.99

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