Unwritten by Tara Gilboy, 200 pages. Jolly Fish Press, 2018. $12.
Content: G ( a little bit scary, but nothing over the top)
BUYING ADVISORY: EL, MS - ADVISABLE
AUDIENCE APPEAL: AVERAGE
Gracie is in the 7thgrade and she knows that her mother and she escaped from the land of Bandoff from within the pages of a book when she was little. Now the author of that book is coming to Gracie’s town and she wants answers. Despite her mother’s warnings and threats, Gracie storms off and involves the author, starting a chain reaction involving the evil within the book and pulling all of the characters – and the author – into the story. But Gracie is not who she thought she was in this world. She will have to defy her own nature in order to save those she loves and right her wrong.
A nice enough “within these pages” story. There is no new territory covered here, but it is a good paperback option for those kids who like the Land of Stories and Half Upon a Time series.
Cindy, Middle School Librarian, MLS