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Fire in the Star

(The Unicorn Quest #3)

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After a lifetime of being the younger sister--of letting Sophie fight her battles, of following her on countless Experiences and through a fireplace into a magical land--it's finally Claire Martinson's turn to lead. And she'll do anything to keep her big sister safe: resist the wraiths' cold shadows, experiment with new and dangerous magic, become a thief in disguise.

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Published February 18th 2020
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Emma
Jul 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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Kasey Giard
Feb 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
What a finale! I love sister books, so this series has been lots of fun to read. I love that it’s the little sister who’s the star of the books, too. I really enjoyed watching Claire find her gifts and her confidence and her place in the world.

FIRE IN THE STAR brings together a lot of characters from the earlier books, but it’s pretty easy to keep track of everyone as the story kind of refreshes you on who’s who as you read.

I also really loved that in the story, Claire and her allies all need ea
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Samantha
Jan 30, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I read all three books in this series aloud to my 7 year old who loves all thing unicorns. I really enjoyed this series too. Some things definately went over her head, but over all she did follow the story well. This is definately more suited for 11-15 yr olds. The ending was done beautifully and I would read this again.
j o a n n a
Jun 30, 2020 rated it liked it
I think the ending wrapped up a little too nicely and it was a bit anticlimactic but overall I enjoyed this one. The series is all about magic and sisters and unicorns and it's so sweet. I would definitely recommend this one. ...more
Ms. Yingling
Mar 09, 2020 rated it liked it
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While escaping on a ship, Claire fires her lode arrow, which transports her closer to the shore, but only after a perilous journey to a coral reef, after which she is saved by sand dolphins! When she finally gets to land, she is surprised (and a little suspicious) to see Sophie, who of course turns out not to be the real Sophie but a glamor by a Spyden, which is both good and bad. Claire gets to ask the Spyden a question, but then it wants to kill her! Luckily, she
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Heidi
This intense final book in The Unicorn Quest trilogy does not disappoint. As the story opens, Claire has left her sister, Sophie, and friends behind in Woven Root in an effort to find a way to stop her sister's transformation into a unicorn. But facing off with a deadly Spyden is only the beginning of her troubles as she also seeks the Crown of Arden in an effort to crown a queen to take on Estelle who threatens to become queen again and wipe out the last unicorn. But the Crown is in four pieces ...more
Brandon
Aug 12, 2020 rated it really liked it
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Tirzah
Mar 20, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: juvenile-fantasy
2020 is finally here and we have come to the end of Claire and Sophie's journey...at least, what is written down of their journey!

I did not remember a lot from the previous two books, but most of it gradually came back to me as I progressed through the book. Magic, unicorns, wyverns - need I go on? This trilogy is replete with the elements that make an exciting magical adventure. Currently, I am in a state of denial over the ending; in time, I know I will get over it. I recommend for middle scho
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Juliet Brambrink
Nov 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I read this book with my daughter, a perceptive 8-year-old. She says, “It makes you feel mature, but it’s a children’s book.”

This book is the conclusion of the series, which follows the Martinson sisters as they attempt to save the kingdom of Arden by bringing back unicorn magic. It’s a well-written and engaging story throughout. It’s a bit much for a third grader, we did it as a read-aloud. And the ending is definitely not “happily ever after,” although Hailey and I definitely had different ide
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Nikki
Mar 28, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
What a perfect ending to the series!

I continue to love Claire and Sophie’s relationship, and even though they spend a lot of the book apart, it still shone from every page which was lovely.

I really enjoyed the finale too - I think it was cleverly woven together and had just the right amount of sense to it all - not too easy and not too hard.

The ending is wonderfully bittersweet and just perfect. This really is a lovely series, I highly recommend it.
Nyah Pelke
Jun 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
WOW. This book was incredible. You need to read the entire series, and I promise you will fall in love with it. Even if you don't like unicorns (I don't) You will love this series. It has magic, mystery, friendship, and plenty of plot twists to keep you guessing. This book is so worth it. Shout out to Daisy Hansen for recommending it to me!! ...more
Adel
Feb 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It's Incredible!

This book was one of the best books I ever read. It has all the things a good book needs; adventure, suspense and magic. I also recommend the other books in the series, book 1 and 2, though this one is probably the best. I loved it, it's Incredible!
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Amanda King
May 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My daughter and I loved it!

I like to read books that I can enjoy with my 10 year-old daughter, and this series is a gem! Her name is Claire and she has curly hair and loves to draw, just like Claire in the story. This one was perfect for her!
Courtney
May 21, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An excellent ending to the trilogy. Wraps the story up nicely, plenty of action, twists and turns.
Caitie
May 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: children, fantasy
Perfect ending to an incredible series!
Glasstown Entertainment
Jun 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A beautiful ending to a heartfelt, magical series.
Sydney
Feb 17, 2021 rated it really liked it
Wow! what a great way to end a triology! I love the unicorn quest so much! Great job Kamilla Benko!
Charles
Feb 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A thrilling end to a wildly magical series. The theme of sisterhood ever present in these books was heartwarming.
Riley Berger
Mar 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
AWESOME! Though I'm kinda sad 'cause this is the last book and in the end, Sophie - oops! no spoilers! Sorry! ...more
Crystal
Dec 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Claire is trying to protect her sister because she is turning into a unicorn and is being hunted.
She learned from a spider that only a queen can defeat a queen so she thinks they need to crown her aunt. Queen Estella can control the wraiths and when she about to be crown they reveal the illusion of a unicorn. Queen Estella is turning into a wraith and her brother back then turned her to stone to protect her. Queen Estella defeats her self and Sophie turns to a unicorn and unicorns appear. Claire
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 Joy
May 01, 2020 rated it really liked it
This is an on the edge of your seat book that young readers will love.
Alexallen8
Sep 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
It was great at first, but the didn't like the ending, the whole thing about Sophie being
a unicorn and staying in Arden is kind of like the ending of frozen 2
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