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The Iron Trial - Cassandra Clare, Holly Black
The Iron Trial
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3.88 40
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780857532503 (0857532502)
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Series: Magisterium (#1)
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FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it
For more reviews, check out my blog: Craft-CycleAre there similarities between this and the Harry Potter series? Yes. Is it still a unique and entertaining read? Definitely. While the story and characters share some traits with Harry Potter, there is tons of new stuff going on and each character is ...
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Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.5 will have to continue with this.
This asks for comparisons with other stories, with other writers but it wouldn't be fair. Yes it's a boarding school but the reason Callum (or Call) doesn't want to go is because his father has told him terrible things about it and he believes his father, of course he does. He tries to fail the en...
Just One More Chapter
Just One More Chapter rated it
2.5 blah
Middle of the road with a capital Meh. What a disappointment from Cassandra Clare! The characters are bland, the world building is great but that alone does not make a great (I'd have settled for Good) book. The big reveal happened naturally but it wasn't that hard to guess. I hope this is the begin...
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Got My Book rated it
4.0 Not Just Another Harry Potter: The Iron Trial | Review
A MG Contemporary Fantasy that rises above the obvious comparisons to Harry Potter. Most kids would do anything to pass the Iron Trial. Not Callum Hunt. He wants to fail. All his life, Call has been warned by his father to stay away from magic. If he succeeds at the Iron Trial and is admitted into...
Selan rated it
I think this was a great fantasy book. I admit it did re-use quite a few fantasy tropes and perhaps cliches, but overall it was a solid read. I really enjoyed Callum as a character, and there was a mystery throughout the book about what this all was for.I think what is painfully obvious is that this...
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