MG Takes On Thursday – The Ship of Shadows

Welcome to another MG Takes On Thursday. This meme was created by Mary at Book Craic so please go and check her blog out.

How to take part

  • Post a picture of the front cover of a middle-grade book which you have read and would recommend to others with details of the author, illustrator and publisher.
  • Open the book to page 11 and share your favourite sentence. 
  • Write three words to describe the book.
  • Either share why you would recommend this book, or link to your review.

This week I am showcasing The Ship of Shadows by Maria Kuzniar.

Favourite sentence from page 11

Bullies were like wolves: they travelled in packs and would pick your bones clean.

The book in three words

Swashbuckling, adventurous, magical.

The Ship of Shadows is an engrossing, fast-moving, utterly magical read that will both captivated you and keep you hooked. It has everything you could want from a middle grade adventure. It has kick-ass female pirates,  a thrilling plot, amazing magic and characters that just stuck with me long after I’d finished reading. Everything within the plot was well-paced and nothing seemed out of place. I found myself loving the magic system within the story and would love to know more about it. Overall it was a book that I found very hard to put down and one that I will be recommending to people of all ages.

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