So when The Golden Yarn showed up on my list of books I FREAKED OUT!! I didn’t even know that a new book was coming out! Night Owl Reviews saw my prior reviews for this series and new I would want this. When it showed up and I saw that it was a bound galley my excitement went down just a little. But when I opened that first page and found that it was signed! I growled at my daughter when she wanted to look at it. ITS MINE!!! This is one of those authors that I have fallen in love with since her InkHeart series! And well I’ll probably never get to meet her in person. So having this signed was a dream come true. OK so now that I'm done with fangirling. Here is the awesomeness that is this book!
This is the 3rd book in the Mirrorworld series. This series is for anyone who has a love of fantasy, treasure hunting and well of course magic!
This story jumps right in with the action! And well you won't be lost if it has been a little while since you read book one and two. The author does a great job with this continuation! Her writing is on point with the other two books and her world leaps off the page renewing your love of this world she has created for us readers!
I love how Funke’s world is based on a combo of many different fairy tales. So many times in retellings we will get one or maybe two but never have so many been put into one story! And it’s just amazing what Funke has done! She does so well with all of the characters in her stories that even through there are many you don't get lost and you know everything that is going on.
I really hope this book isn't the end of this series as the ending of this 3rd installment has left me hungry for more!
Jacob Reckless continues to travel the portal in his father's abandoned study. His name has continued to be famous on the other side of the mirror, as a finder of enchanted items and buried secrets. His family and friends, from his brother, Will to the shape-shifting vixen, Fox, are on a collision course as the two worlds become connected. Who is driving these two worlds together and why is he always a step ahead?
This new force isn’t limiting its influence to just Jacob’s efforts ? it has broadened the horizon within MirrorWorld. Jacob, Will and Fox travel east and into the Russian folklore, to the land of the Baba Yaga, pursued by a new type of being that knows our world all to well.
Age Range: 12 and up / Grade Level: 7 and up