House of Secrets

House of Secrets

Battle of the Beasts

eBook - 2014
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The sequel to the New York Times bestselling House of Secrets -- hailed by J. K. Rowling as a breakneck, jam-packed roller coaster of an adventure" -- this second installment by Hollywood director Chris Columbus (of Harry Potter fame) and bestselling author Ned Vizzini ( It's Kind of a Funny Story ) is full of even more explosive twists and turns. Since the siblings' last adventure, life in the Walker household is much improved -- the family is rich and the Wind Witch is banished. But no Walker will be safe until she is found. Summoning her to San Francisco brings all the danger that comes with her, and puts the Walkers in the crosshairs of a mysterious journey through Denver Kristoff's books. As the Walkers travel from ancient Rome to World War II to Tibet, they are tested in ways that cut deeper than before -- by Denver Kristoff, the Wind Witch, and one another. Fantasy fiction fans who enjoy Rick Riordan will find much to love in this thrilling and action-packed novel.".
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, HarperCollins,, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780062192523
Branch Call Number: DOWNLOADABLE eBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (480 pages)
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Additional Contributors: Call, Greg
Vizzini, Ned 1981-2013


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DPLchandra Apr 03, 2018

Non-stop action filled fantasy by Chris Columbus, the director of the first two Harry Potter movies, Mrs Doubtfire, Percy Jackson and Home Alone. His experience with movies comes through here, with seamless connections between storylines and characters.

Nov 23, 2017

This book was filled with suspense and action, I always liked the constant arguements that Brendan and Cordelia have, and the creative parts with a bunch of fantasy. I was never really into fantasy novels myself, but I highly recommend this for people who like these kinds of books.

Feb 22, 2015

The book gives you the creeps and makes you look behind you're back every second to check for somebody or something.

Nov 20, 2014

Just read the first and second books but is there a third?

Aug 12, 2014

Fantastic book! My favorite character is Brendan also.

Jul 06, 2014

This is a really good book! There is lots of action, adventure and excitement!

Mar 18, 2014

this book is so awesome

hooperdooper55 Dec 06, 2013

I extremely enjoyed this book! I started at 9:00pm, but I couldn't put the book down until after I finished it, at 3:00am! If I can say 1 negative thing, I got horrible hangover. Fast-paced, action-packed, if you are over the age of 11, you will love this book! Just start on a weekend, in the morning. I just need to read it again! Cliffhangers? Yes. Adventure? Yes!

samdog123 Oct 11, 2013

Despite a very exciting start, this book did not capture my attention past the middle of the story. The Walker family, down on their luck, move into a house that is "too good to be true." Adventures begin in the mysterious house due to the books written by the author who used to own the house. Nothing really unique here, but it was endorsed by J.K. Rowling, so if you are a fan, you might just like it!

TDSRC2014_WO Jul 26, 2013

My favourite part was when Brendan, Cordelia, and Eleanor tricked a grown man into thinking that they were ghosts. My favourite character is Brendan because he is funny. This book is about three kids that get whisked away to a fictional land of Denver.

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Feb 22, 2015

hellehuuu thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

Nov 13, 2014

blue_cheetah_1726 thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

hooperdooper55 Dec 06, 2013

hooperdooper55 thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over

violet_zebu_13 Jun 27, 2013

violet_zebu_13 thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

May 19, 2013

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Feb 22, 2015

Frightening or Intense Scenes: 10 years old or younger maybe creeped out.

May 19, 2013

Violence: Death

May 19, 2013

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Description of torture


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