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Artemis Fowl and the Opal Deception by Eion Colfer

Shortly after the shocking events in the Lower Elements Police, LEP, Holly Short is accused of murder, all set up by Opal Koboi. This is the time for a genius, so Holly gets Artemis Fowl, and even with him on her side can they stop Opal before it is too late? This story is full of action and sarcasm. I give it a 10 out of 10.The fourth book in the Artemis Fowl series is much better than the first and second ones. I like this series so much that I decided to put Eion Colfer on my list of top ten authors.

Hi, Falcon, with some reviews people sometimes put at the top 'Warning: Spoiler'. [...] so you put a warning and then they can make a choice before reading on. When the last Harry Potter came out, there were lots of reviews and write-ups posted on the Internet which were headed Spoiler - mostly because they gave away what happened to Dumbledore. Fox
Thanks a lot for your message. I have now edited my review and also your message.--Falcon 17:30, 3 April 2007 (BST)

Redwall by Brian Jacques

Although this book is not as exciting and dramatic as the TV series, it is better because it is very descriptive and shows things that weren't in the cartoon. For example, the cartoon series didn't mention that Cluny lost his eye in a fight with a pike, and that Asmadeus is an adder. Surpringly, it seems to be more descriptive with the bad guys. I don't know why. All in all I think it is a great book and I give ten out of ten.

Glad you liked Redwall, Falcon, because I love them too. I first heard the story on tape, read by the author, (he has a really good voice) then I couldn't stop reading them! I liked trying to solve the riddle in each one as well. Are you going to read any more? You can see a list of them at the Redwall website Interestingly the order the books were published in is not the same as the order the events occured in Redwall. Personally I don't think it matters which order you read them in, they are just good stories! Mummypenny 08:11, 18 March 2007 (GMT)

Thanks I also think they are great stories and of course I am going to read more. Thanks for telling me about the website.--Falcon 18:02, 23 March 2007 (GMT)

Animorphs: The Exposed by K.A. Applegate

This might sound weird, totally weird, but the animorphs are a group of kids, who can acquire the DNA of animals and morph into them.

In this almost suicide mission, the animorphs have to dive about 20 or 30 thousand meters into the ocean, defeat about a thousand yeerks (alien parasitic slugs), press a button to make the Chee (androids) work again, all in less than two hours!

I give it 10 out of 10.

Does sound weird - I think I would love it ... PeterT 06:12, 18 June 2007 (BST)


Grim Tuesday, the keys to the Kingdom by Garth Nix

Arthur reluctantly returns to the house to get the second key and stop the mining of nothing, which threatens to destroy the house, and save his family from debt. After he finds the house isn’t in its usual place he gets under a mill and finds himself in the house. There he discovers Grim Tuesday´s plan to get the first key and it’s a race against time for him to get the second key before Grim Tuesday destroys the house with his pit of nothing.

This book is really great but unfortunately it doesn’t have much in the way of real magic. I give it a 9 out of 10

Drowned Wednesday, the keys to the Kingdom by Garth Nix

A flood brings Arthur to the border sea on a floating bed with his friend Leaf. Leaf is picked up by the Flying Mantis and Arthur ends up on The Moth. He finds that to get the third part of the will he has to go inside Drowned Wednesday (who has become a giant whale) and out again so that she can give him the third key. This is a good book but not as good as some other books I’ve read so as with the other books in the series.

I give it a 9 out of 10 because it was very predictable.


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