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(Dreamhouse Kings #6)

4.36  ·  Rating details ·  2,024 ratings  ·  158 reviews
Their destiny is to fix history. Their dream is to get home.

When you live in a house that's really a gateway between past and present, you have to be ready for anything. It's a painful fact the Kings have faced since moving to Pinedale eight days ago. Desperately trying to rescue their mother from an unknown time and place, brothers Xander and David have lunged headlong
Paperback, 352 pages
Published November 29th 2010 by Thomas Nelson (first published May 18th 2010)
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Jul 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I finally finished this series...and what a ride it was!
m a r y l i z
Sep 21, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Whoa. That was a wild ride. O.O

I think I need to take a while to recover from all the anxiety the Kings caused me while they were doing dangerous stuff. XD
Sarah Whisted
Oct 20, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: books-i-own
Reasons why the Dreamhouse Kings series is PERFECT:

1. Family - The bond between the kids and parents is huge. While Mom (Gee) and Dad (Ed) both hold reasonable parental roles, they at times seem to have a good grip on their own youth when it comes to adventuring with their kids. And those kids, Xander (15), David (12), and Toria (9) are siblings the way kids should be. Sure they can get on each others nerves at times, but they stick together through thick and more thick (because there is no
Dec 30, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Final Rating: 4.7 stars
Series Average: 3.8, rounding up to a 4.

Okay, why did I not feel this feeling of freedom when I finished this book, but instead a tinge of sadness? This series that I didn't think I'd like so much, this series that I didn't expect much from, this series that I only wanted to get finished a couple of days ago? I'll tell you why, THIS BOOK. Wow. Not many of my books get a (rounded up) 5 star rating, but this book did it! In my opinion, it was just the perfect
First Look: 5/5 I love the cover! And the title is just plain cool. I also like the how the mom is the only light figure.

Setting: 5/5 Well, hmmm, let's see... Creepy old house? Check. Atlantis? Check. Ancient Rome? Check. Random, viciously morbid settings throughout history all stuff into one book? Check! Like the Pendragon series, this book does a great job of bouncing around to countless different settings. Though it's based on Earth, the history-jumping is a wild ride all on its own.

Lori Twichell
Oct 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Frenzy. What else is there to say? It’s the final book in the Dreamhouse Kings series. Wow.

We’re starting out in a very familiar place for this series. Everyone’s in danger. Not just your normal average every day danger, but life threatening loss of limb danger. And this time around Liparulo has ratcheted the danger up several notches with the idea that one of the major characters is going to die in this book. Right away, one of the first things we learn when reading this book is that Xander is
Steven Espinosa

The final book in The Dreamhouse Series. I had given the rest of the series 4 stars and this particular book only 3. Then as the book started winding down, I was a bit dismayed that God entered the picture. 5 books and not mention of God and now all of the sudden God. I did expect the time traveling family to send up some where back in the a biblical time (what author could have resisted that). I was disappointed in the ending, I was expecting more.

I do hope that Mr.
Kimberly Marie
Aug 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Well Wow, that's all I really have to say. I liked the series as a whole, but this last one blew me away. Somewhere in the middle of the series I'd had a moment of is it not getting a little repetitive and stale? Then like a swift kick in the gut everything I figured got knocked out of me and bam a whole new plot twist in the series. I love the way the series ended, but certainly wish there was more.
Feb 14, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: hh
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Kisa, the person who likes doughnuts
*dramatic inhale*

I loved this series so much, I want rate it 6 stars for the amount of creativity.

This series is probably my new favorite. (I still like Warriors tho)
This review seems sort of empty, and thats because i cant find the words to describe how i feel about these books.

I recommend this series to anyone who likes horrer, mystery, suspense, action, and the idea of time travel and changing history. BUT there is a little gore throughout the series, and the characters get injured many
Jan 07, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Christians who don't mind violence and other people who don't mind Christians
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Jodie "Bookish"  Cook
Book review

Title: Frenzy

Author: Robert Liparulo

Genre: psychological/ paranormal/ family

Rating: ***

Review: I’ve been on a wild and incredible journey, traveling to amazing and dangerous worlds and going on adventures that boggle the mind. All from the comfort of my own safe, secure, portal-free home.

I’ve enjoyed some of the best reading ever, courtesy of master storyteller Robert Liparulo, and his magnificent creation: the Dreamhouse Kings series. For six books I’ve traveled with Xander, David
Mitchel Broussard
Despite an at first really awkward and heavy handed religious overtone about three fourths into the book, it was probably the best of the series. I don't wanna spoil stuff since anything I say this far into the series would be doing just that, but it sticks to everything the series excels at. Being: crazy ass time traveling adventures, a strong familial bond between characters, and scrapes with death about, oh, every 10 pages.

The book ends with the message "The end...?" and i really hope it
Sep 07, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

When I first saw this book series it wasn’t the first in my list. In fact I found it in my school and bought it only because I had the money for only that first book and I have to say I’m thankful that I got it. It gives you an amazing adventure in which you traveled with Xander, David, Toria and Dad in searched of mom. Of course with help from some family like Jesse and friend Kael. In this book’s you will meet some of the must hair ripping, vicious and vile men in history. Going from door’s in
Sam Nicholas
Mar 08, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I hope there is another book, but if there isn't, this was a great ending. I had no problems with the whole Christianity part, but I am a Christian too, which may be why. It did drag a little, but it was over soon enough, so it wasn't something for people to complian about. I loved the begining with the map of Atlantis, and the chase through Atlantis, that was pretty cool. This book got me really into it from the first page, and I could not put it down, I finished it within a day. This was a ...more
Kasey Williams
I love this book with my whole heart, I don't want to spoil the ending for anyone, but not reading this is like a crime! Not even kidding, he know show to tug at your heartstrings! It certianly tugged at mine, he shows so much emotion, the description of everything that they see and the charaters are so developed at this oint that you feel like you know them! Like you're right there beside them, cheering them on! I can't rave enough about what a tremendous book this is! The series is a definite ...more
Aug 13, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Enjoyed the series overall, but really could have gone without the religious and biblical mentions late in this one. At no other time in this 6 book series was there ever any mention of religion or the King Family having any religious beliefs. To suddenly have such an important part of the ending be quite religious and the family be so embracing of religion and "godly powers" within just seems really out of place and awkward. I must say I was really disappointed by it.
May 14, 2011 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Really? Just...really? "God did it!" is just lazy storytelling.
Sep 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone who breathes.
Oct 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
i love this series. it makes you think one thing is going to happen, and then something else happens. definitely recommend.
Aug 07, 2012 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy, ya, 2012
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Nov 10, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is it - the final book in the series. Lots of action, some sappy family moments, a villain gets what's coming to him. Overall, a decent end to the series.
I've mentioned a religious undercurrent before, and it's still here; in fact, in one of their travels through history, the family arrives in biblical times to witness one of the most important events in Christian history. But it's not done in a preachy way, and while it's emotionally very important for the character David, it's ultimately
Jan 28, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A little annoyed that I had to jump through a few hoops to get the 6th book. Can someone explain to me why the library would have the first 5 and not the 6th? Finally the Dreamhouse Kings series wraps up...and Frenzy is an appropriate title for the 6th and final installment. I feel drained, haha. Loved the characters, wanted to put those kids in timeout a few times, and suggest parenting classes for Dad (who knows what stress does to people facing constant life and death decision making, but I ...more
Jan 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I chose to look through the books in this series to see if they'd be appropriate for my 13 year old son. I started and couldn't put them down. I haven't been on a ride that wild in a long time! My sci-fi side loved the premise, and the personalities of the two main characters (brothers) were so well developed, I miss them now that I've finished the series. I read all 6 books in one week, over Christmas when I could indulge staying up all night to read. I love the positive message about family, ...more
Jan 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow, I didn't expect that ending. To be fair, this six book series, which is all one story, taking place over a one week period of time, is my first Robert Liparulo experience. I'm looking forward to more.

The Dreamhouse Kings series started out looking like a fun adventure with interesting things like time travel (I like anything with time travel in it), mostly told from the point of view of a 12 year old boy. So probably a kid's book, right? And then it went all profound on me. Don't get me
Nov 04, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
OH MY GOSH!!! What. Happened. This book... was full of mystery’s, I couldn’t believe it. Xander, David, Toria, Jesse, Keal just everyone was full of spirit. There determination was amazing and powerful, it touched my heart. You never know what’s going to happen in that house, there destiny was written all over it. It’s amazing
A M A Z I N G!!! This story, this series was powerful. Full of emotion, power, love etc etc. I can’t describe this feelings it’s amazing!!!!
Apr 17, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I completely agree with other recent reviews. I had very low expectations and started to get a little bored in the middle, but I am glad I finished. In the end I had become attached to the family and was sad to be leaving them!
Justin Hubbard
Apr 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

This was the best one out of the series, but I love them all! If you like history or time travel these are really good books to read. You can learn from them and they will also give you curiosities and the desire to research.
Oct 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It was awesome
Muna ☾
Jan 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A perfect ending to the series!! Absolutely loved it ...more
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Robert Liparulo's novels, Comes a Horseman, Germ, Deadfall Deadlock, The 13th Tribe, and The Judgment Stone,have received rave reviews. His short story "Kill Zone" is included in the anthology Thriller, edited by James Patterson. He is also the author of the best-selling young adult series DREAMHOUSE KINGS: House of Dark Shadows, Watcher in the Woods, Gatekeepers, Timescape, Whirlwind, and Frenzy. ...more

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