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Author: Brandon Mull

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Rating: ****(4 Stars – as rated by Mrs. Sneakyreader)


Seth and Kendra are spending time at their grandparents farm, Fablehaven.  While there, they are given a set of strict rules.  Seth becomes curious, and ventures into the nearby forest without permission, where he begins to learn about the magical creatures that inhabit the forest.

The children find out that their grandfather is the caretaker of the magical forest and is tasked with maintaining the balance of good and evil among the creatures who live there.

As Kendra and Seth explore, they accidentally break a protective spell, and their grandfather is abducted by mysterious creatures.  Seth and Kendra must rescue him and restore the balance of power at Fablehaven.

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Author: Stephenie Meyer

Genre: Young Adult Romance

Rating: *** (3 Stars)


Isabella (“Bella”) Swan is a high school student who moves Arizona to Washington State to live with her father, Charlie.  On her first day at her new school, Bella catches a fellow student, Edward Cullen, staring at her.  He is in one of her classes, but gives her the cold shoulder and tries unsuccessfully to transfer out of the class, causing Bella to think she has offended him somehow.

Later, Edward pulls Bella out of the path of a speeding car, then saves her from a group of men who are harassing her.  They become aware of their mutual attraction and begin spending lots of time together.

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