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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

The Looking Glass Wars, by Frank Beddor

A review by Hidden shadow

I just finished reading The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor. This is an awesome new trilogy with exciting adventure and very interesting characters. One of the most important characters is Alyss, or the Alice you know from Alice in Wonderland. In this version though, Alyss is the heir to the the Kingdom of Hearts. But then Alyss's evil aunt Redd kills Alyss's parents and takes over the kingdom. Luckly for Alyss, her bodyguard, Hatter Madigan, grabs her and jumps through the pool of tears and comes... to our world!!!

Here are some important characters in The Looking Glass Wars!!!

Alyss: she is a very imaginative girl, who loves and cares deeply for others. The details on her emotions remind me of the Alice we all know, and she shows a very royal attitude for a princess!!! She will always be the most creative person ever!

Hatter Madigan: he is a very tough bodyguard for Alyss and the Queen (Alyss's mom). After Alyss's mom dies, Hatter protects Alyss until they get separated in the pool of tears.

What I liked about this book was the part where Alyss was separated and lived in our world.  I liked that part because it had a sense of adventure, and it really showed how much Alyss changed.  I also liked  the part where she went back to her world because she met her friends again.  The pacing lagged a little during the scenes when she was in our world, but I still liked it because I liked the fact that she was going to get married to a prince.

Overall, this book was really interesting and had a lot of adventure.  I would rate it 4 out of 5 chocolate bars.  For appropriateness, I would rate it a vampire for the violence.  It's not too disturbing, but it does have death in it.


  1. I want to read this...O.O It sounds really interesting!

  2. Yea it is very interesting. there are 3 books in the series

    -Hidden Shadow


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