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Brisingr (Inheritance Cycle #3) by Christopher Paolini
Brisingr (Inheritance Cycle #3)

JoshGreen12, May 29, 2009

I was excited to read this book, but it seemed to be overladen with adjectives and redundancy. The romantic parts are fleeting. The mindset of Eragon is still childish. But the story is still interesting. The author has introduced some new aspects in the dragon lore that were interesting. The next book should be promising.
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Paraworld Zero
Paraworld Zero

JoshGreen12, May 29, 2009

I devour everything Harry Potter, so when I heard the phrase "Harry Potter meets Star Wars" I had to pick this one up. Paraworld Zero is not your typical Harry Potter-like book. The story has a lot of science fiction and fantasy in it, so I guess you could call it "Harry Potter in space," though space is not really the word for it. The characters travel through a thing called the parastream, which is like a special form of outer space that allows you to move quickly from parallel world to parallel world. The idea is intriguing, and the author makes it simple to understand. Simon Kent is now my favorite 12-year-old magician. He gets into the most precarious situations. Oh, and the narration was top-notch. There are dozens of cool character voices that will appeal especially to younger audiences. Humor, action, romance--this audiobook has it all.
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