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Wrote a Review 19th November '18

Book pages Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment
Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment
Actionbro9 read it aged 11
James Patterson has yet again not let me down with this fast paced, gripping story.  Max Einstein is a girl who does not really know much about herself since she is an orphan.  But she has one very special talent; science.  When she goes to the foster home,  2 mysterious people come in to adopt her.  There names are Charl and Isabl.  They work for an organisation called the Change Makers Institute (CMI)  and fly her over to Israel along with 10 other special geniuses.  When they find out Max is special, everything changes...

Won a Giveaway 30th October '18

Entered a Giveaway 17th October '18

Book pages Placeholder Book
Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment
For Ages
8, 9, 10, 11, 12 & 13
No. of Copies
End Date
30th Oct '18
Open to residents of Republic of Ireland & United Kingdom

Wrote a Review 17th November '18

Book pages Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow Book 2
Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow Book 2
Westy10 read it aged 13
I really enjoyed this book . It's a masterpiece , from the cover art to the wondrous ideas enclosed . 

This is the second book in a series , and I love the way it completely takes on the new pathway the author lays out , yet still connects itself enough to the first one to make those who read it feel like it was worth it . This book sets a grueling pace for itself from the very beginning , but that's not issue as I felt drawn to the world of Morrigan crow . The whole thing is intricately crafted and its most certainly a world full and already there , not just made as the vessel for the characters to ride on together . And that's what it is . Together . The characters are so well made , all these crazy people still fit in and interact in a way that feels so natural . Not to say anyone steals the lime light from Morrigan . She is bold , brave and so very much her own , not tangled up in any kind of pre-set path that these tween/teenagers seem to take . I love her character , all the way down to the way she appears to question things , dark things , the stuff shes not supposed to say , and I love how I can talk about Morrigan like this because she is in no way artificial , not just a character . 

If the first book can be compared to the first harry potter book , this one can fits with a latter book . Having introduced a great world , it now adds layers of darkness . It is these layers of darkness that perhaps heighten the age rating from that of the first book , maybe from 8 or 9 to 10 or 11 . But still , this book gets a jolly good rating from me !