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Seventeen-year-old Annabeth prefers the fantasy of her books and paintings to reality—because in reality, her mom is dead, and it was all her fault. When she accompanies her father to the funeral of some family friends who drowned, she’s surprised to find her grief reflected in the face of Griffin Bradford, the son of the couple who died. Griffin is nothing like the carefree boy she once knew. Now he’s irritable, removed, and he’s under police investigation for his parents’ deaths.

One night following the memorial service, Annabeth’s dad goes missing in the woods, and she suspects Griffin knows more about the disappearance than he’s letting on. He refuses to answer her questions, particularly those related to the mysterious “expedition” his parents took to Ireland, where they went missing for seven months.

Annabeth fears her father isn’t lost, but rather a victim of something sinister. She launches her own investigation, tracing clues that whisper of myth and legend and death, until she stumbles upon a secret. One that some would die to protect, others would kill to expose—and which twists Annabeth’s fantasy and reality together in deadly new ways.

416 pages, Hardcover

First published September 4, 2018

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Erin Cashman

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Erin Cashman writes young adult fantasy novels full of danger, mystery, and romance.

UNCHARTED will be published in fall, 2018, and THE EXCEPTIONALS, a Bankstreet Best Children's Book of the Year, is available now.

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Author 12 books1,989 followers
October 5, 2017
A fantastic read! A perfect blend of thriller, mystery, romance, and contemporary, UNCHARTED features great characters, a marvelous setting, and a mythology so fabulous and complete that I couldn't turn the pages fast enough. Readers who love Celtic legends, maps, and secret societies (and who doesn't?) will want to put this on their TBR shelf ASAP. I can't recommend it highly enough!
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Author 21 books774 followers
November 27, 2017
"Maybe we can't appreciate the beauty without the sadness, maybe we can't love without suffering loss." -Erin Cashman, UNCHARTED

Official Comments: Journey through the fog into the atmospheric world of UNCHARTED, a stunning new fantasy where legend and reality come together in the form of a deadly mystery, where every page simmers with danger, magic, myth, and romance. Readers are sure to fall in love with this dark, gripping story that brings ancient Ireland to life on the misty shores of modern-day Maine.

Unofficial Comments: GRIFFIN, GRIFFIN, GRIFFIN. *Ahem* Let me try that again: Once you start this book, I think you'll fall as much in love with Annabeth and her family--and, you guessed it, Griffin--as I did. UNCHARTED grabs you by the hand from page one and pulls you through a series of intense events (about which I'm saying nothing, to avoid spoilers!) as clever, determined artist Annabeth begins to unravel a dangerous mystery steeped in Irish folklore. There is literally *everything* to like about this book: the setting, the characters, the romance, the myths. It checked every box for me, and I'm so thrilled that I was able to read it early. As soon as you read it, I bet you'll join me in wishing for a sequel. (Please? Pleeeeease?!) Erin Cashman is a master of her craft, and I cannot wait for everyone else to get their hands on this gem!
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636 reviews67 followers
August 12, 2018
This book was held an intriguing premise, a gorgeous cover, and a host of problems for me. I felt like it had a lot of potential, but it got quite lost and I had a lost of Insta conversations with my co-blogger where I spammed her mercilessly with my struggles.

The good parts, since I always like to start with the sunny side up...except with my eggs...and not most days with the sun...or like anytime until I'm about to fail in a review as much as I'm about to with this one:

- An intriguing premise filled with mystery, secret societies, and some intriguing mythology. I liked the infusion of the mythology aspects into the mystery of where did Annabeth's dad disappear?
- The setting. I loved the remote Maine (wait, I think it was Maine. It was Northeast. I'm going to assume Maine. Let's all pretend it's Maine.) I really felt like it was perfection with the remote mansion, the woods, and I could feel the mist literally rolling off the lake. I really thought Cashman did a wonderful job with the descriptions, and her details were fantastic.
- That cover is stunning. I love it.
- It was quite easy to read. I did have a pretty easy time breezing through this.

Ummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm. Yeah. That was about it.

Here's where I became a mess for this book:

- Our main character, Annabeth. I feel like I couldn't get a grip on this girl. I felt like her main characteristic was honestly "searching for Dad" and "making deep, intense thoughts for no reason." I know she liked painting anddddddddddd searching for her dad and having really moody thoughts for like 3 paragraphs to go back to actual things.

She also made some WILD jumps to conclusions. I mean, the first time she found out about weird DNA, she's like OMG, THE MONSTER HAS MY DAD!!!! There was absolutely no mention of a monster...and HOW HOW HOW is that the most logical conclusion to jump to? Like, I would have asked a lot more questions like...hmmm, this is odd, but maybe it's faked? What kind of DNA is this? Is this a gene to make all YA love interests have interesting cheekbones? Despite my love for Bigfoot and aliens, my first thought would not be mutated DNA = monster has my dad. She did this a few times, and she was majorly so easy to believe insane things.

- The writing. I was not a fan of the writing. There were some super weird lines in there that would literally stop my flow of reading because I was so jarred by a particular line. I don't want to quote from this, but trust me, there were some lines that had me mystified.

- Also, the pacing. The pacing was a little rushed in parts and super slow in others. There were a lot of major leaps that I didn't feel like I got there in a logical, correct pace. Big things would happen in very short amounts of time and then things that weren't as important would take forever to go through. There was a very important event that was happening at the end that included a car chase, and literally it ended, solving all the problems with this plot line in literally 2 paragraphs after 300+ pages of lead up. Literally 2 paragraphssssssss. It was like that most of the time and the story kept escalating for no reason.

Example with some SPOILERS: The main character gets kidnapped about 3/4 into the story - literally the entire kidnapping sequence was NOT pleasing and crazy - but there is one point where Annabeth and her dad try to escape the Jughead's gang from Riverdale...wait, I mean, the Serpent Society and they fail after about 3 paragraphs. Anyway, kingpin Cobra finds them and Annabeth is like, THIS IS IT. I MUST DIE NOW. I MUST INSTANTLY KILL MY DAD AND KILL MYSELF TO PROTECT THE SECRET. Literally, it was one second after they get captured??? However, after 2 more paragraphs, they jumped again. It was far too much sometimes.

- The Romance. Yeah, no, this was not pleasing. My ship did not sail - not even to Hy-Brazil. Griffin felt like...I felt like he was trying to be very basic YA love interest in a slightly paranormal book I've ever read. He was ~mysterious~ and moody and broody and shows deep feats of strength and loves to smirk and has darknesssssssssss in his soulllllllllllllllllllllll and is apparently a mysterious playboy???? That likes to push people away even though he loves them??? At times, it felt like he was just doing a checklist of YA men.

Example with some SPOILERS: During the final revelation after miscommunication (wow, the rhyming game has begun) where Annabeth and Griffin are professing love, Griffin is professing his love and all the things he loves about her while she is doing the same. And then all of a sudden he's like, "Well there has been a lot of girls. A lot." There was literally NO reason that needed to be said. There was no context for it. It would be like if you were talking to your favorite book and was like, "Wow, Cress, I love your fierce females, your adorable romance, your ability to still maintain power for being the third book in the series. I mean, there's like 30 other books on my favorites lists like Grave Mercy, My Fair Godmother, and Project 17. But I just really love you and your inspiring, endearing main character." It felt like they needed to slip it in there to just make him the complete YA hero.

- The plot got really crazy at times, too. I can't explain it super well - as Sha since I tried to desperately all over Instagram messages and chats. But trust me, it got a little wacky.

Overall, this book wasn't my couple of tea. I think it had a lot of potential, but it just got bogged down by a few problems. I think Cashman exceeded in the setting and a great premise, but the execution missed the mark for me. 1 crown and a Merida rating!
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Author 6 books4,057 followers
August 3, 2018
A magical tale filled mythology and romance, UNCHARTED will hook readers from the first page and take them on a heart-pounding adventure. Erin Cashman’s delightful prose and wonderful storytelling kept me enthralled to the very end!
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758 reviews265 followers
August 16, 2018
you can read this review on my blog!
I finished reading Uncharted last night and wow. It's been so long since I've read such a well written book with both mystery and adventure.

Hands down, my favourite part of this book was Annabeth. The girl was just amazing—I admired her so much. She's been through a lot but she's fierce and full of tenacity and never gives up when it comes to saving people she loves. I felt her grief and her worry throughout the book, and thought Cashman did such a good job incorporating both of those feelings for Annabeth throughout the book. It added more depth, more dimension to her, making it all the more enjoyable to read Uncharted from her point of view.

It was really frustrating, sometimes, because of all the secrets and lies. It annoyed me as much as it annoyed Annabeth and I loved that she expressed that often, and, more importantly, did something about it. Considering so much of it concerned her and her father—who is missing—I thought it was completely justified, the things Annabeth had to do.

The whole myth and legend behind Hy-Brasil was so interesting! Obviously, I've never heard of this place—well, until the very end, which surprised me—but Cashman did such a wonderful job building the intrigue around this island. I have no idea just how much is true, but the secret societies and such was an excellent touch for Uncharted.

I was a fan of the little hints of romance throughout the book! I will admit that I wasn't completely sold on Griffin, though. The hot and cold attitude he had throughout the book got old, and it got old fast. I was tired of his black moods coming out of nowhere and then apologising in the next breath. I could have done without his constant urge to protect Annabeth, but sigh. Their relationship did gradually grow well during the book, and I was satisfied with where they end up!

My other complaints have to do with some of the dialogue and action scenes. With the dialogue, some parts just felt... choppy. Either that, or it was just strange for a certain character ti say a certain thing, if that makes sense? As for the action scenes, I felt they were way too rushed. This especially happens in the second half of the book—it went by so fast that I had a little bit of a hard time believing what went down.

Overall, I wasn't disappointed by Uncharted! I'd been looking forward to it for the longest time and I'm so happy I got a chance to read it early!
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Author 11 books116 followers
October 4, 2017
Erin Cashman is a master storyteller, and Uncharted is a strong follow-up to her award-winning debut novel, The Exceptionals. Erin finds portals in the seemingly ordinary world and leads us into uncharted territories of mystery, magic, and Irish mythology. This is the only novel I've seen that creatively brings to life the phantom island of Hy-Brasil, a place that once appeared on ancient maps somewhere west of Ireland. I loved the solid mystery plotting combined with a paranormal twist, and the cast of fascinating characters, who are haunted not only by mythical creatures but also by dark events in their pasts. Uncharted is a page-turner and a refreshingly original tale!
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Author 12 books857 followers
May 11, 2018
This book snagged my attention from the start and held me to the end. I found myself holding my breath, quickly turning pages, as Annabeth, our heroine, untangled the mystery behind an uncharted island. I loved the Irish folklore driving this story. It’s so intriguing. Erin Cashman knows how to bring to life a setting and create well-rounded characters. Even side characters feel alive with their own dark secrets. Annabeth grows and changes throughout the story and you’ll find yourself rooting for her. I know I did! And there’s a swoony romance! I’ll just say one thing … Griffin!!!
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Author 6 books341 followers
February 27, 2018
I was lucky enough to snag an advanced copy of UNCHARTED, and it totally BLEW ME AWAY! This book is bursting with all of my favorite things: a mysterious island, secret societies, Irish folklore, a lush atmospheric setting, a totally swoon-worthy love interest (GRIFFIN!!!!!!), deadly secrets, and SO much danger and tension that kept me madly flipping pages. Annabeth is a wonderful, plucky heroine who was so easy to root for. I loved watching her come to terms with her guilt and depression and transform into a brave protagonist who refused to back down. Plus the writing is insanely beautiful--there were soooo many passages I wanted to highlight. I sincerely hope Erin Cashman is writing a sequel because I need more immediately!!!!
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February 11, 2018
I could not put this book down! Uncharted has a bit of everything- romance, suspense, action, an ancient legend, and so on. The author's writing is captivating, pulling you into the pages, and bringing you along on a mysterious adventure. An important aspect for me in a novel is character development, which is extremely prominent in Uncharted. The characters are lovingly relatable, yet strong and complex, struggling with decisions that could ultimately mean life or death. Uncharted reaches a wide audience of readers and is a beautifully written, enchanting novel that I can not recommend enough!
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February 8, 2018
I am Currently reading Uncharted. It is the perfect contemporary fantasy complete with mystery and romance. The setting and scenery are beautifully described. There are many intriguing connections to Irish mythology that draw you in. The characters are fascinating and really make the reader jump into their world. Readers will definitely be mesmerized by the Irish folklore that brings ancient Ireland to life! This story has certainly been an exciting page turner! I would recommend this book highly!
July 14, 2018
Uncharted is rich with Irish legends, history, secret societies, romance and suspense. This book is a page turner and kept my interest from the very moment I started reading! Annabeth has such an incredible character arc--and I loved how she grew and changed throughout the course of the story. Mental illness, guilt and regret are dealt with in such a provoking way, it's also a perfect choice for book groups. I highly recommend it for both teens and adults!
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Author 14 books1,034 followers
April 19, 2019
Intrigue, adventure, and romance--what's not to like? I couldn't put it down, and neither could my teen. We had a great time discussing the twists, the relationships, and even the mythology that shimmers just below the surface of the story. I look forward to Cashman's next!
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33 reviews17 followers
September 5, 2018
*I received a free copy of Uncharted by #partner Page Street Kids in exchange for an honest review.*

Uncharted is an entertaining story full of mystery, myths, & danger with a little bit of romance mixed in for good measure. Our heroine, Annabeth, is at the tender age of seventeen- not quite a women, but not a child anymore. When we first meet her she's desperately trying to hold it together after losing her beloved mother in a tragic accident she blames herself for. When her father gets the sad news that two of his old friends have died, wanting to support her only parent she agrees to go with him to a memorial at their estate. While there she reunites with their son & her childhood playmate/tormenter, Griffin- now the heir to a considerable fortune, as well as the secrets of a group called the Magellans. This group once consisted of her mom & dad, Griffin's parents & uncle, & Annabeth's aunt & uncle. Memories & reminiscing ensues, which leads to a discussion about a mysterious trip that only a few of the Magellans took. Annabeth's curiosity is piqued. Little does she know just how big a role the secrets surrounding this trip will play in her life- until her father suddenly goes missing. Desperate to find him, she confronts Griffin, the boy she has so many conflicted feelings about. When he refuses to answer her questions, claiming it's for her own safety, she starts her own investigation. With stubborn determination & a fierce love for her only living parent, she starts unraveling the truth & finds herself in more danger than she could have ever imagined.
I really enjoyed this book, even more so because I love anything involving legends, myths, & folklore. Add to that secrets & a mystery to be solved by a strong fearless female & you have a very entertaining book.
Thank you Erin Cashman & Page Street Kids for giving me an early look at this gem!
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790 reviews83 followers
August 24, 2018
I just finished reading Uncharted and I will start by saying that the author truly has a way of storytelling that ensnared me right from the start. The mystery, legends and the action were extraordinarily well put together and I simply couldn't get enough of it. This well-written book is for anyone who loves Celtic lore and strong characters!

Annabeth quickly became a female I could and would admire and Griffin who exudes raw masculinity had a side to him that just had me wanting to cuddle up right beside him.

This is the first book I've read written by this author and I will definitely continue to read her work. -YA/NA Book Divas

{I received a galley from the publisher and made no guarantee that I would read or write a favorable review. The opinions expressed herein are unbiased and my own.}
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Author 14 books30 followers
July 31, 2018
Seventeen-year-old Annabeth prefers the fantasy of her books and paintings to reality—because in reality, her mom is dead, and it was all her fault. When she accompanies her father to the funeral of some family friends who drowned, she’s surprised to find her grief reflected in the face of Griffin Bradford, the son of the couple who died. Griffin is nothing like the carefree boy she once knew. Now he’s irritable, removed, and he’s under police investigation for his parents’ deaths.

One night following the memorial service, Annabeth’s dad goes missing in the woods, and she suspects Griffin knows more about the disappearance than he’s letting on. He refuses to answer her questions, particularly those related to the mysterious “expedition” his parents took to Ireland, where they went missing for seven months.

Annabeth fears her father isn’t lost, but rather a victim of something sinister. She launches her own investigation, tracing clues that whisper of myth and legend and death, until she stumbles upon a secret. One that some would die to protect, others would kill to expose—and which twists Annabeth’s fantasy and reality together in deadly new ways.

Out September 4, 2018


I was sent this book in exchange for my honest review.

Legend and reality blend into a mysterious story of deep, dark secrets. How can you NOT love that?

This was incredible. Excellent world-building, lore usage, character development, romance, intrigue and masterful writing! 

I so enjoyed the plot with all its twists and turns, and how it flowed smoothly and fast, causing me to turn the pages and finish the novel in one sitting. Buy it! Read it! You won't be disappointed.
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3,068 reviews31 followers
September 7, 2018
Noteworthy experiences while reading this book: The writing on this one was really irritating.

Do I Recommend this book? I would recommend trying this one from the library.

Notes and Opinions: I really want to love this one but the writing style in it just made the book really choppy. I had a hard time keeping myself in the story and had to take frequent breaks to get this one done. I can really say that I almost DNFed it but I stuck it out and found a pretty good book with a few issues. The plot was just crazy at times and the mystery was ok.

So the other issue I had was the pacing. This book was kind of all over the place, one minute it would be slow then it would speed up all of a sudden. If it was action parts that sped up that would have made sense but it just wasn't it just sped up for no reason. It was like things that were important for us to know would speed by and things that didn't really matter at all would be molasses slow. So that along with the writing really made this one a hard read for me.

The characters were pretty good but not as good as they could have been. The romance was pretty much the same way. I really wished this one would have been shorter and a little more formed than it was.

In closing, this one really didn't work all that well for me.

Go Into This One Knowing: Slow, Crazy Plot, Weird Writing Style
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Author 5 books35 followers
May 30, 2018
Author Erin Cashman delivers a fast-paced, atmospheric story that walks a fascinating line between science and magic in UNCHARTED. Steeped in folklore and adventure, the evocative language and cinematic structure will keep you turning pages until the very end (and that last chapter will make you pine for a sequel!!) I loved so much about this story, especially strong-willed, tenacious Annabeth, brooding Griffin, and their slowly smoldering dynamic. Cashman also cleverly treats the book's setting--mysterious Bradford Manor and the surrounding wilderness--like a character in itself, full of charm and secrets (some of them quite deadly). I can't wait to read more from this writer!
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2,464 reviews203 followers
September 6, 2018
(Disclaimer: I received this free book from the publisher. This has not impacted my review which is unbiased and honest.)

Uncharted completely surprised me. I was totally expecting this mystery thriller that would keep me up at night. But around half way through the book, the story takes a sort of fantasy twist in an entirely different direction. It felt like night and day in some ways. There was tons of mystery and danger, but it took on a different hue entirely.

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Author 5 books395 followers
June 30, 2018
This is a book for readers who love adventure, with twists and turns on every page!
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Author 6 books320 followers
September 13, 2018
A seamless fusion of mystery and romance and a perfect read for anyone who likes either. There are scenes by the sea, a huge, mysterious manor and nods to Irish folklore throughout! A must read!!
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314 reviews25 followers
January 31, 2019
Well, another book bust. I keep waiting for a really REALLY good book this year, and so far, a month into 2019, I haven't felt super into a book yet.

I had high hopes for this one. I really did. I even read the prologue in Barnes & Noble to make sure I wasn't buying a book I'd dislike.

But, besides the sumptuous cover and the intriguing prologue of this book, I didn't really care for it. Honestly, I can't say enough about the cover. It is so much more impressive in person. It has this gorgeous scripty font, the intriguing pic of the girl (that gives me very lovely piratey vibes, by the way), and these shiny compass/latitude/longitude maplines all over it. The overall effect is stunning. And I was so into the prologue and dying to know what Elizabeth from the past was mailing overseas, what her secret was.

But then enters Annabeth from present-day. Now, I didn't really have a major problem with Annabeth, but I felt that I kept waiting for her to stop being so one-dimensional. It seemed she had this one-track mind that mostly focused on how she couldn't make up her mind. She likes Griffin, but she's suspicious of him. She trusts Holly, but then she doesn't. She vows never to tell Holly anything but then repeatedly calls Holly to keep her in the loop on all the drama happening at Bradford Manor. She doesn't want to cooperate with the police, but then she does. I also didn't really care for how she treated Holly. Yes, Holly was a journalism intern who could potentially spill her secrets, but Holly never forced Annabeth to tell her anything and gave no indication at all of being untrustworthy. Instead, she repeatedly reached out to care for Annabeth. Still, Annabeth keeps her at arms length and only calls her when she's lonely or responds to her texts when Annabeth wanted something from her or was plotting something dangerous. I guess Annabeth and I just didn't click.

It also bugged me that everyone was, like, tripping over themselves to forgive Annabeth. They act like, she's been through so much so we can't be mad at her at all. BUT she sneaks out of the safety of her house, eavesdrops on private conversations, gets into danger, exposes secrets, and causes injuries to others, and the other characters are all like: "Your mom would be so proud of you" and "No, it's my fault for keeping secrets from you" and "You're such a great friend" and "You're strong and courageous" and "No one blames you" and "The baddies would have gotten to him anyway" and "We love you. Family always sticks together." Really? Really! No one got mad at her once! Even when she repeatedly acted so stubborn and headstrong and always had to get her way. I WISH people were really that forgiving--although now that I think about it, those other characters also now seem kind of wishy-washy, always letting her get away with her antics. Plus, I felt that Annabeth was way more distraught in the moments after she first lost her bracelet than when her father got lost soon after.

And sometimes the writing just pulled me out of the story. This line cracked me up: "Griffin stiffened . . . " How unfortunate that it rhymes! And sometimes, the story felt oddly paced to me. At times, high-energy moments occurred SUPER quickly, and I was like, "what just happened here?" Like when Griffin got hit by lightning out of the blue and it was all explained away super quickly by characters afterward. And then other times, Annabeth was so caught up in her head and the thought that people were keeping secrets from her that the action slowed WAAAAYYYY down, and I was, like, waiting for Annabeth to actually do something instead of stewing about all the secrets.

(Side rant: also, the adults in this book were HORRIBLE at keeping secrets. I thought it was all SOOO obvious that something deeper was going on. The adults couldn't care less about what they should and then when something seemingly innocent came up, they were all like, [whistling] "Nothing's happening!" [Secret look across the room that everyone notices]. *Eye roll.* Or they were like, "Do NOT go over by the guest house. There's nothing there to see." And, of course, that's where all the action was taking place. I mean, come on! Keep secrets better! Plus, I sort of felt underwhelmed by the HUGE secret anyway. I found out what it was that everyone was hiding, and I was like, "Oh. Is that all?")

Also, the whole compass tattoo thing felt odd to me. Why did they all get marked with this tattoo if it would give away the island in the first place? Why didn't Sam get his removed if it was so dangerous? And WHY didn't they call it a compass? They described it as a circle with a line bisecting it and an arrow through it. Just. Call. It. A. Compass. Already.

As the book continued, I also found myself not really digging the relationship between Annabeth and Griffin. Griffin was too moody and aggressive one moment and then too sappy and flirty the next. The quick shifts in his attitude always left me feeling like, "wait, what just happened?" again and again. Plus, Griffin also seemed to suffer from one-track-mindedness to the point of almost being robotic. "Protect . . . Annabeth . . . at . . . all . . . costs." Yeah, yeah. I get it already.

There were also some things that I felt weren't fully explained yet as well. Like Annabeth's mom's death. I kept getting this feeling that her mom was also targeted by the Serpent Society (who all had snake names by the way . . . Cobra, Viper, Mamba, Python . . . Yeah, I couldn't take them seriously either because of that). I just felt that with all the other people dying, Annabeth's mom's death also couldn't be an accident, but the book ends without tying up that loose end.

Also, the whole secret mythical island thing was a bit too vague yet for me. While I appreciated the Welsh mythical elements and names and such, I couldn't pronounce the Welsh at all (this is my failing), but that pulled me out of the story more as well. It was just kind of plopped in without real explanations (like the random horse-thing that comes out of the bushes just when Annabeth and her dad need a handy escape), so I mostly just felt like I was only skimming the surface of the myth. I also don't really get why people knowing about the island is so bad?

Anyway, to sum up, I think some readers would like this book, particularly younger teen readers who would appreciate the mystery more and the budding teen romance. And, while I have never written a book and commend every effort that went into this one, it just wasn't for me. Sorry.
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1,052 reviews54 followers
September 4, 2018
Thank you to Page Street Publishing for a copy of the ARC in exchange for a fair review.

Annabeth has been struggling since her mother died, and she really isn't looking forward to attending another funeral especially not the parents of Griffin. They used to be really close before her mother passed away. Lately Annabeth wonders what exactly is going on, because all of the members of the Magellan club have died except for Uncle Richard.

When the police barge in shortly after the funeral and Annabeth finds an antique map with a crpytic message written on the back she knows that she needs to find out what is going on. Especially when her father disappears. Soon Annabeth is caught in an age old mystery and she is running out of time to figure it all out and to find her father.

Can she find him? Will she be able to save him? What secret is everyone protecting?

I thought the concept was pretty interesting and the story was good. I wasn't blown away by it all, but it kept me reading. I was a little disappointed to find that it was a standalone, because it almost read like a first book. I liked Annabeth a lot, I am not sure I was a fan of anyone else, but I loved her as a character.

I really liked the combination of celtic myths, treasure hunts, old maps and a secret society. Plus the mysterious secret everyone is willing to kill for or die for. It really had a interesting mix of things going on.
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23 reviews6 followers
September 4, 2018
UNCHARTED is an unputdownable page-turning thriller that will keep you guessing until the end. The characters leap off the page and keep you rooting for Annabeth as she unravels a mysterious legend. The author does a fabulous job of blending the contemporary setting with lush fantasy. I highly recommend this book!
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August 23, 2018
This book grabbed me from the very first page and kept me turning pages until the last. Part fantasy, part thriller, part romance - it was a captivating story with great characters, an intriguing plot, and an atmospheric setting. I highly recommend it!
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Author 4 books143 followers
September 5, 2018
Mystery, mood, myth, scenery of magical beauty, and a heroine with passion and determination. I dove in heart first.
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Author 12 books215 followers
October 2, 2018
Uncharted intrigued me from the very first moment I glimpsed its cover and description. I knew I was going to love it, and I did! This book is pretty much my 'catnip' of a story: a dark mystery, mysterious parents, secret societies, ancient legends brought out of the shadows and into the light, and a determined, uniquely voiced protagonist. I loved every moment of this!


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