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I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.The Book of Lost Things on September 10, 2013
Genres: Historical Fiction
(Last Updated On: November 1, 2021)
Max Starling's theatrical father likes to say that at twelve a boy is independent. He also likes to boast (about his acting skills, his wife's acting skills, a fortune only his family knows is metaphorical), but more than anything he likes to have adventures. Max Starling's equally theatrical mother is not a boaster but she enjoys a good adventure as much as her husband. When these two disappear, what can sort-of-theatrical Max and his not-at-all theatrical grandmother do? They have to wait to find out something, anything, and to worry, and, in Max's case, to figure out how to earn a living at the same time as he maintains his independence. This is the first of three books, all featuring the mysterious Mister Max.
I’ve recently found that I quite enjoy middle grade, so as soon as I got the opportunity to read and review this awesome looking trilogy, I jumped right on it! The Book of Lost Things is the first book in the Mister Max trilogy, and it definitely starts off with a bang.