Saturday, May 9, 2009

Fablehaven: Secrets of the Dragon Sanctuary

Fablehaven: Secrets of the Dragon Sanctuary
By Brandon Mull, illustrated by Brandon Dorman

Shadow Mountain, 2009. 535 pgs. Juvenile fiction.

In the fourth installment of the Fablehaven series, our heroes continue to pursue the 3 remaining hidden artifacts guarded in various magical sanctuaries to keep them from the tainted intents of Society of the Evening Star. They embark upon a journey to retrieve a key located in one of the most dangerous places imaginable--Wyrmroost, a dragon sanctuary.

Hooray for Brandon Mull! His work continues to improve and his ideas remain creative. This is impressive and a sign of a good author. New creatures and characters are brought into play, enriching the storyline and adding fresh interest. The secrets revealed in this book are both shocking and amazing, making it hard to resist devouring this page-turner in one sitting!

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