There are so many good middle grade books on the market it’s a shame that there aren’t more hours in the day to get to read them!Â Here’s a book that I think is worth a look: The Magician’s Tower, the sequel to The Wizard of Dark Street.
I know what you’re thinking: you can’t pick up the sequel without reading the first title first.Â It’s true, you shouldn’t but then again, that’s what makes us so unconventional, doesn’t it?
I like The Magician’s Tower because it reminds me of The Night Circus, only for tweens!Â There are wizards, magicians, faeries, dark streets, a competition, a love interest, gypsies, spells, and adventure.Â What’s not to love?
Despite her extraordinary magical abilities and sleuthing skills, Oona Crateâs detective agency has failed to take off. But a new challenge captures her attentionâThe Magicianâs Tower Contest.
Held every five years, no one has ever completed the array of dangerous tasks (such as racing on flying carpets or defeating a horde of angry apes). As the competition commences, a case emerges. A rare punchbowlâone with unparalleled magical powersâhas disappeared from the carnival surrounding the Magicianâs Tower. If Oona can find the culprit, she could use the bowl to answer her question about her motherâs and sisterâs tragic deaths so many years agoâwas she really at fault?
Full of magic, mystery, and fun, THE MAGICIANâS TOWER continues the wonderful adventures of Oona Crate.
And who doesn’t love a strong female protagonist with a raven for a pet?
Check out the fun stuff happening at the author’s website and take a quiz to see which characterÂ you are most like; I did! While you’re there, you’ll find other fun things. Check it out. If you dare ahahahahahaha! (I crack myself up)