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The Book of Unwyse Magic

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In this darkly mysterious middle-grade fantasy, a girl finds herself at the center of the struggle for power between the human world and the fairy world.

Years before, Ava’s family left the town of Wyse in a shroud of mystery—some scandal concerning abuse of magical mirrors. Now returning as indentured servants, twelve-year-old Ava and her brother, Matthew, suspect their ne
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Hardcover, 320 pages
Expected publication: March 26th 2019 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
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Cynthia Reeg
Nov 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Claire Fayers latest fantasy adventure is set in the misty and magical world of Victorian England, where the Fair Folk have gone into the UnWorld—specifically a placed called UnWyse. Humans have been left with only a few magic mirrors as portals between the two worlds. In the real world, eleven-year-old Ava Harcourt—whose parents have recently died—and her older brother Matthew find themselves alone and in dire straits. Their father had been a conjurer at one time, but for some unknown reason so ...more
Robin Yardi
Nov 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Magic, mystery, and a fast paced comic adventure—Claire Fayers delivers for her readers again!
Melissa
Dec 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
This book has everything required for a good story: magic mirrors, enchantments, fair folk, and a sassy book 👍🏻
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I received a copy of this book from Macmillan Children's Publishing Group via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
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Claire Fayers writes comic fantasy featuring swashbuckling pirates, evil magicians, heroic librarians and man-eating penguins. She grew up in South Wales, studied English in Canterbury, and is now back in Wales where she spends a lot of her free time tramping around castles in the rain, looking for dragons.

She has worked as a church caretaker, a shoe shop assistant, in accountancy, in health and
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