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Elora of Stone

Elora of Stone - Jaime Lee Mann 3,5*

This was a cute fantasy story for children age 9 - 12. It has everything it needs: fairies, magic, adventure and a bad guy. There even are some amazing illustrations!

The story is set in a universe where with every twin born, one of them ‘dies’. But when two super special twins are born, they are protected with magic and therefore both of them stay alive. They are just what their ancestor, the good witch Elora, needs to be freed from her curse of stone! Can they release her, or will they be too late?

I think the story is thought out very well, the universe was very clear before my eyes. The only thing that I had a small problem with, is that it switches from third-person to first-person narrative and that didn’t feel natural to me. But I have to remember that it's a children's story and kids don't care about that, and to them, it probably even adds to te story. I liked the rest of the book and I felt myself reading it in my read-to-children-voice.

I feel like this book is a great setup for book two: the story doesn’t seem nearly finished. It keeps you hanging on tight because now I just wanna read more within this universe!

I received a free copy from the publisher through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

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