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Rogue weirwinds tear up the Baldlands. Worst of all, New Occident is at war, led by a prime minister who will do anything to expand the country westward. As Sophia puzzles out her next move, Shadrack is peeling back layers of government intrigue, and Theo is bracing himself to fight. An enormously satisfying wrap-up. The Golden Specific. The eagerly-awaited sequel to the best-selling The Glass Sentence — a historical, fantastical adventure perfect for fans of Philip Pullman! It is the summer of , one year since Sophia Tims and her friend Theo embarked upon the dangerous adventure that rewrote the map of the world.
Theo has apprenticed himself to an explorer in order to follow those leads across the country—but one after another proves to be a dead end. Then Sophia discovers that a crucial piece of the puzzle exists in a foreign Age.
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It has it all! It was placed in and their second-in-command had died. Everyone thought he had gone crazy, but Dashiel suspected differently. The first book is almost mirrored in the second —the base commander this time disappears. With just enough breaking the rules, they can figure out where she is and who did it. In this story, the zombie apocalypse is kind of fun. Illustrations throughout make this even more appealing to read and imagine. I absolutely love this series. But is that really what the school does?
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And, unlike some series whos sequels disappoint, all the books in this series are excellent. And why is she trying to contact Molly? I loved all the books in this zombie series. Hint: the title gives you a big clue. Will the kids escape and will they be more than their DNA? Now Sky and her fellow humans live below ground in safety with Noah as their supreme ruler. Sky discovers that her missing maybe traitor? She decides to leave the underground city in order to find her dad. LOVE this trilogy! The second book, The Neptune Challenge , is also fantastic.
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