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About the Book
Title: From Frights to Flaws
Author: Sunayna Prasad
Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy
Twelve-year-old Alyssa McCarthy is sick of her uncle’s unfair rules and longs for a better life. After discovering the existence of magic, she finds out about a dark wizard hunting her down. An unforgettable storm occurs in Alyssa’s ordinary New Jersey town before the sorcerer kidnaps her to the Fiji Islands.
On the enchanted island of Yanowic, Alyssa learns that she is unable to get out of the country due to a giant shield. She must defeat some dangerous creatures and the evil wizard in order to leave. But with sorcerers and magical technology getting in her way, can Alyssa succeed?
Sunayna Prasad has been writing stories for several years, starting at the age of six. Now twenty-one, she is a college student will study who studies art and design as well write for children. Aside from that, Sunayna also likes to cook, watch movies, and draw. She lives on Long Island, New York, with her family.
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This is a darling story. It is hysterical, scary, and realistic. This is a great book for middle school readers. The main character finds out magic is real when strange things start happening. The strangest of all is the talking, walking statue, or marble figure as he prefers to be called.
Despite all the surreal things that happen to Alyssa and her friends, she remains a down to earth person. The only thing I didn’t like was how quickly the girls and Alyssa’s family accepted magic. I kept waiting for them to tell her they knew about magic and planned to tell her when reached a certain age, but that never happened. However those were minor.
I look forward to reading more by this author. I give this book 3.5 out of 5 clouds.
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