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Solomon's Bell

(Genie Chronicles #2)

4.15  ·  Rating details ·  13 ratings  ·  9 reviews
Ginn thinks she has problems at home until she magically lands herself in 16th Century Prague.

To save her family, Ginn uses her newfound genie powers to transport herself and her friends to 16th century Prague. Only one thing there remains the same as at home: she can't let anyone know what she really is.

The Emperor of Prague and those closest to him are obsessed with magi
Paperback, 228 pages
Published March 7th 2014 by World Weaver Press (first published January 1st 2014)

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Jun 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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I had been quiet lately. I had been unable to post reviews. For this month, I only have three so far and we are already half way in June. I am still playing catch up. I don't know if I will eventually be able to write reviews right away after reading a story. I had found that it saves a lot of time and on electric bills if I post more than one review at a time. So, instead of posting a review everyday, it makes a lot of sense to post multiple reviews at least once or twice in a week. I can cover ...more
Mar 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
In volume 1 of The Genie Chronicles Virginia "Ginn" Lawson discovers she is a genie - well part human part genie - just as she turns 13. Ginn had very little time to gain much knowledge and training on the use of her powers before she is forced to use them in a fight to keep her freedom. Volume 2 begins 10 months later and Ginn has used the time to learn as much as she can from the plethora of books in the library contained in her lamp. While in the lamp away from human eyes she practices what s ...more
Nicholas Garret Jenson Catersbie
I loved every bit of this precious novel. Being the third time I've read this since before the release, I can't say enough wondrous things about it. Filled with magic, love, and hope, it'll bring back the love and need for adventure one knowingly obtained during youth. With a cataclismic force beckoning to destroy Ginn's family, she has but one hope, a book 5 centuries in the past. To travel back in time, could mean she and her comradories could be stuck forever. But the help of others, can she ...more
TheGood ByeGirl
Jun 14, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: readathon-2017
For a YA book this was good fun, not over complicated and kept me turning pages.
Mar 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing

I got this E-Book free from Early Reviewers (Library Thing) for a honest review.
After reading the First book in the series ( The Heir to the Lamp) I couldn't wait to pick this book up to follow on with the story, It's so easy to think that you are going with Ginn, Caleb and Haley on a adventurous journey, When they find themselves in 16th century Prague right in the middle of the story of The Golem of Prague. They go through lots of situations to help build a Golem, Only to have to destroy it la
Sarena Ulibarri
Mar 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This fun YA Fantasy takes adopted teen genie Ginn Lawson out of her basketball games and crowded suburban house and all the way back to the synagogues and courts of 16th century Prague—smack into the middle of the story of the Golem of Prague. Something like a YA version of The Golem and the Jinni, Solomon's Bell presents a fascinating historical setting not often seen in YA fantasy, and memorable characters of all ages.
Feb 27, 2017 rated it liked it
I won an ARC of this novel in a goodreads drawing.

A teenage girl, who just happens to be a genie, is trying to adjust to her newfound power, when she is sucked into an adventure. Some way or another, she ends up in 16 century Prague, and has to stop the golem. A similar creature menaces the genie's family in the modern era.

Not bad for this kind of thing.
Mar 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
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Solomon’s Bell is the second book in the Genie Chronicles series. Not having read the first book, I was confused at first – having the backstory definitely helps. However, a few chapters in, I had a good enough grasp of what was going on to enjoy the story. Ginn, our main character, is a genie, which is actually quite cool. To save her family, she transports herself and her friends to 16th century Prague.

I like histor
Apr 10, 2017 rated it liked it
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Disclaimer: I was given this book for free as part of the Library Thing Early Reviewer (LTER) program for an honest review.

This second book in the series was another enjoyable read. The story picks up from where book one finishes, with all the same characters plus a few more being, Haley, Mrs Shapiro, Malory, Frizzle, Marek and Shaymar. I found all the characters likeable, though not all of them are what they appear to be. Again, like the first book, you are wondering which side some of the char
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