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Thieves of Weirdwood

3.69  ·  Rating details ·  16 ratings  ·  6 reviews
A fantasy series about two kid thieves who are plunged into a battle between the Real and Imaginary worlds!

Beware Your Imagination . . .

Twelve-year-old thieves Arthur and Wally are determined to steal their way up the ranks of the notorious Black Feathers gang. With loan sharks chasing after Arthur’s father and Wally’s brother’s hospital bill due, they’re in need of
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Hardcover, 352 pages
Expected publication: April 7th 2020 by Henry Holt & Company
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Charlotte
Jan 23, 2020 rated it did not like it
ARC received from Edelweiss in return for an honest review.

This book was sadly a DNF for me. I was left really confused on how this book was for children. I have read creepy doll books for children before, but this one took it to a whole new level. I was also amazed at how they were just dropping talks about doing brain surgery on the main character's brother in the first chapter. There were just so many little things that drew me out that I just couldn't get into the book and I wouldn't
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Emi
Sep 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Captivating from beginning to end! It felt as if I was a part of the adventure crew, trying to solve the mysteries with these amazing characters. Absolutely CANNOT WAIT for the next book!!!
Cynthia Parkhill
Entertaining story about two young thieves who get more than they bargained for when they break into a "deserted" mansion and find their way into an imaginary realm where the world they knew is duplicated - but with strange and even horrifying differences.

Those horrors are now spilling over into the "real" world.

The story was engrossing, and I especially liked Arthur trying to pattern himself as a "Gentleman Thief" after the hero of his favorite adventure series.

I was concerned, however, by some
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Melanie Dulaney
Jan 14, 2020 rated it it was ok
Fantasy is a favorite genre of most middle grades students and Thieves of Weirdwood looked to be fantasy with some historical fiction from Elizabethan England with gangs of orphans roaming the streets much like Jonathan Auxier’s Peter Nimble and Sophie Quick books. Shivering’s book falls very short of those, however, with a plot that did not flow seamlessly and, in fact, was confusing at times. The odd prophecies of Wally’s brother were intriguing at first, but after multiple rants, I became ...more
Zoë Anderson
Feb 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I had gotten an early copy of this book and sincerely enjoyed it. The genre is one that I have eternally liked. The characters in it were perfectly three dimensional, and the plot was really good in execution. The amount of devotion put into this book was amazing and I frankly can’t wait for the next book to be available!
Ms. Yingling
Jan 12, 2020 rated it liked it
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Did not meet the needs of my collection at this time.
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