The Mysterious Benedict Society

The Mysterious Benedict Society

I loved this book.  Absolutely adored it.  I finished it last night and hinted to Ben that I would like the second one immediately (apparently, the bookstore he looked in today did not have it).  I got sucked into Reynie’s world as soon as I read the first page and I couldn’t wait to see what happened.  It is probably the closest thing to the Harry Potter feeling that I have found in this post Deathly Hallows world.  There was mystery (some a little easy to solve but I’m not really the targeted reader), adventure, fun characters, and even some humor.  This book is the reason that you shouldn’t dismiss kid’s lit.  Have I mentioned how much I love this book?

Next on my reading list is The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet.  Both Emily and Ginger Sister raved about it, so I picked it up from the library as soon as possible.  I haven’t started it yet but I am very much looking forward to it.

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3 thoughts on “The Mysterious Benedict Society

  1. Dominique June 2, 2009 / 11:24 pm

    The MBS sounds intriguing! I'll have to keep an eye out.I want to read T.S Spivet too.


  2. Maria June 3, 2009 / 10:23 am

    Both books sound interesting… I'm especially intrigued by The MBS, I really miss Harry Potter and it would be nice to read something like that…


  3. michelle June 7, 2009 / 12:10 pm

    I loved the MBS also! It's such a fun "kid" book – it held my attention and I loved the characters. 🙂


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