Thursday, December 10, 2015

Blog Tour: From Frights to Flaws with a #review

Middle Grade Fantasy
Date Published: January 14, 2014

Twelve-year-old Alyssa McCarthy is sick of her uncle’s unfair rules and longs for a better life. After discovering the existence of magic, she finds out about a dark wizard hunting her down. An unforgettable storm occurs in Alyssa’s ordinary New Jersey town before the sorcerer kidnaps her to the Fiji Islands.
On the enchanted island of Yanowic, Alyssa learns that she is unable to get out of the country due to a giant shield. She must defeat some dangerous creatures and the evil wizard in order to leave. But with sorcerers and magical technology getting in her way, can Alyssa succeed?


This is my second novel with Alyssa as the main character and I absolutely love her as a lead character for young readers. She has obstacles in front of her, but I love the way she overcomes them. I think this novel will definitely relate with pre-teens and even teens. 

I enjoyed the fact that the Author was able to build on the first novel and not have anything that felt repetitive. 2nd novels can be difficult when you are working the same world and with the same characters to not make them seem the same. Great job. 

About the Author
Sunayna Prasad has been writing stories for over fifteen years, starting at the age of six. Now nearly twenty-two she is a college junior who studies graphic design as well as writes for children. Aside from that, Sunayna also likes to cook, watch movies, and draw. She lives on Long Island, New York, with her family.

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