For hundreds of years, the noble British bureaucracy of Myth Management has maintained the delicate balance between the human and mythological worlds a thin tweed line between civilisation and chaos.
Today, Emily Peasbridgelanky, bookish and accident-pronebegins her academy internship at their HQ; a sprawling...more
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This was a decent, solid book that I finished in four-ish hours. I put off doing things at home between runs (for my job) just to finish the last fifty pages. I needed to know how it ended. I wouldnt have been able to focus if I hadnt.
Emily is a decent protagonist. Her clumsiness isnt cute. Its downright destructive at times, and I like that. I hate when clumsiness is used to make the character quirky. ...more
I have read and adored every one of the books that David and Matt have written set in the Uncanny Kingdom. Every single character that they create is so real, whether they are good or evil (or somewhere in between - yes, you, Kirklander!), whether they are a member of any one of the weird and wonderful species sprung fully formed from their warped minds, monsters from a different dimension, angels or demons, wizards or foxes, or just ...more