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Down Among the Sticks and Bones (Wayward Children, #2)
Down Among the Sticks and Bones (Wayward Children, #2) | Seanan McGuire
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bthegood
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Tagged book is the June pick and it beat out the May pick for May/June reads -

#2022ReadingBracket @chasjjlee

make a great day everyone - 🙂

Addison_Reads That's my favorite in the series and I just love the artwork. 1mo
bthegood @Addison_Reads 👍 🙂 1mo
DivineDiana I love this form to record the book titles! Is the template available somewhere? 🤔 3w
DivineDiana Thank you! 🙂 3w
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bthegood
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Part of the Wayward Children series, but a stand alone read - so if you don't want to commit to an entire series read this book - it is the story about how Jacqueline and Jillian became Jack and Jill - well written, engaging - loved it!
Also earned my first #BookSpinBingo @TheAromaofBooks !
#BFC2022 @wanderinglynn - I also reached my goals for this month 22 workouts and one bingo - 👍

Make a great day everyone - 🌞

TheAromaofBooks Yay bingo!!! 1mo
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1mo
UwannaPublishme Yay! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 1mo
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bthegood
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based on the belief that I will finish the tagged book this month - this is my July #BookSpinBingo list
@TheAromaofBooks

Make a great day everyone - 🌞

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 1mo
BkClubCare Thank you for reminding me that I must get to Maus. There was a long hold list last I checked. And I hope you like Stoner! It has stayed with me - potent quiet read. Happy July! 1mo
bthegood @BkClubCare thx😊 1mo
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bthegood
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A few hours left in the #JoysofJune readathon and
A few days left this month - #BookSpinBingo

Make a great day everyone - 🙂

BkClubCare You are also inspiring me to grid my list like you do. 🤔 1mo
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bthegood
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#ThinkPositiveBePositive

Thanks for the tag @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Make a great day everyone 😊

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ 2mo
WJCintron 🙌🙌 1mo
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Robotswithpersonality
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Mehso-so

I think the children chosen as the focus of the story determine the tone. As such, it's no surprise that this was not my favourite, and yet no deterrent to me continuing in the #waywardchildrenseries . I still love the way the author writes, and the illustrations in this volume are exquisite.

ozma.of.oz I love this whole series! 💖 2mo
Robotswithpersonality @ozma.of.oz just got the next in the series from the library, happy I can just dive right in to continue it! 2mo
ozma.of.oz That‘s a good one. I think the fourth one is my favorite. You are in for such a treat. (edited) 2mo
Robotswithpersonality @ozma.of.oz Looking forward to it! 2mo
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#ThinkPositiveBePositive

Thx for the tag @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Spending the week at Kelleys Island Ohio with family. Not much reading, a lot of memory making🤗

Make a great day everyone 😊

Addison_Reads Have a wonderful time! 💚 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful 💚 2mo
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IamIamIam
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Pickpick

An interesting glimpse into the world that made Jack & Jill who they were and why they returned home! I love these characters and was really happy to get to know them better! I'm really looking forward to getting through this series!

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Arietta_Charles
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Pickpick

This is the second in this series but it takes place before the first book. Why? Every ending is a beginning. The story is genius for a lot of reasons. This one was about identity, because the main characters aren't just sisters but twins. The story raises interesting questions about how we become who we are, how much what we look like influences those around us, and do we really decide who we are or are we just making the best of it?

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Jgacreations
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Pickpick

I‘m loving this series! On to book 3.

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peanutnine
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#SavvySettings Laboratory
Jack becomes apprentice to a mad scientist and learns all she can in his lab
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Eggs

Eggs Amazing cover! 5mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🧪 🧫 😱 5mo
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AmandaBlaze
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While I didn't like this one as much as Every Heart A Doorway, it's still a solid, beautiful read. It gives the backstory of Jack and Jill, how they went down a staircase and entered the Moors. I liked the bittersweet nature of the book and the love\hate relationship of the sisters. McGuire has such a lyrical style that you could pull a quote from almost any paragraph.

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llwheeler
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First February #roll100 done!

I really enjoyed this one, not sure why it took me so long to continue this series. I could have read a lot more about the moors and their time there, but the novella length was great for the fairy tale tone.

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eri.reads
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Jack and Jill's backstory is told in this book. Unfortunately for them, they had parents who should not have been parents. The things that drive the girls are revealed and helps us to understand the choices they've made. ⭐⭐⭐💫

GondorGirl The Moors are so creepy! I really loved the back story in this one, though it broke my heart how much those parents destroyed those girls. 6mo
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SilverShanica
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I am posting one book per day from my to-be-read collection. No description and providing no reason for wanting to read it, I just do. Some will be old, some will be new - don‘t judge me I have a lot of books.
Join the fun if you want. This is day 361.
#bookstoread
#tbrpile
#bookstagram

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TieDyeDude
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📗 Love 'em. Provides potential for unconventional story telling and originally

📘 I'm not fancy with my reading. Maybe a nice bookmark

📙 Also, All Systems Red or The Lady from the Black Lagoon. But I usually like to tailor recommendations to the person.

#thoughtfulthursday @MoonWitch94

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Eggbeater
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#Halloween #20in4 #readathon
3rd book read

This second book in the Wayward Children series went into depth about Jack and Jill's childhood and their time spent in their other world. I liked the way it emphasized not pigeon holing children into stereotypes. The book was enjoyably creepy and disturbing. A great way to end Halloween!

@Andrew65

Andrew65 Fantastic 👏👏👏 9mo
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hissingpotatoes
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#haunted October 2021 day 27: skeleton @eggs @alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🖤☠️🖤 9mo
Eggs 💀🖤☠️ 9mo
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Nutmegnc
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Haven‘t seen anyone mention this for #creepy or #monsters but gadzooks it sure fits the bill.

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LazyOwl
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Pickpick

I really enjoyed this look into Jack and Jill's origin story. Love the vivid description of the world they're launched into.

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bibliobard
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Pickpick

I discovered that Libby had the audiobook series and I was so thrilled to return to the Wayward Children series! Also figured this would be a good chance to post the August #bookspinbingo card as an update. Considering school is back in session I am fairly pleased by this…

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! Looks great!! 11mo
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peanutnine
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Pickpick

Second in the series and I devoured it. I loved the deep dive into Jack and Jill's story! I definitely missed the other characters from the first book, but I'm sure they'll be back. This one ends just as the twins return to the 'real world'. I especially loved Jack's character journey and learning why she acts as she does. And the sibling dynamics of jealousy and misunderstanding, yet still caring no matter what is really well written.

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Nebklvr
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Panpan

Gothic sisterhood. Rather meh.

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pinkpistachio
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Seanan McGuire delivered more than enough to solidify my adoration for the whimsically dark world of the Wayward Children. As I was reading and tabbing I noticed that if I didn‘t stop I would run out of tabs. That‘s just how beautiful and impactful it was! I am so beyond thrilled to have more magical and poignant stories to venture back into with the rest of this bewitching series. I will simply leave you with this, READ IT!!!

diovival Welp! I think I have the first book in this series at home. Sounds like I need to dig it out and put it at the top of my tbr. 13mo
pinkpistachio Yess, @diovival!!! I just adore this world and characters oh so much! It seems that a lot of people struggle with the first one especially if they‘re not accustomed to the weird and speculative but it‘s so worth it to stick it out. It‘s like if we got a deep look into how Alice must have felt after coming back from Wonderland. I really hope you enjoy it!! Let me know what you think :) 13mo
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swynn
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Second in McGuire's "Wayward Children" series, about children who have returned from portal-fantasy worlds. This one digs into the backstory of two characters from book one, twins who wander into a grim world of vampires and mad scientists and make it their home. I quite liked this one.

This was my #DoubleSpin for June.
@TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 13mo
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Emmybird01
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Pickpick

5/5 for this one! While reading the first book I was so curious about Jack and Jill. I‘m so glad I got to see their back story. They make so much more sense now. This one pulled at my heart strings. I cried. I cannot wait to read the next book.

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NikkiM5
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#bookspin Book 2 of the Wayward series. Twins Jack and Jill journey to the Moor world. Looking forward to the next book in the series (already borrowed from the library ❤️ Libby app)
Fav line: if our sympathy is more for the first of them, well we are only human; we can only look on the scene with human eyes, and judge in our own ways.

I love alternate world books and the creativity of the worlds McGuire has introduced so far is binge worthy.

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WitBeyndMehsure
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This book tells Jill and Jack‘s story in the Moors. I again love the writing and rich description of this world. There‘s a cautionary tale wrapped in here about subjecting your children to staunchly defined gender roles and denying children autonomy. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5 #Fantasy #Recommendsday #MagicalRealism #WaywardChildren #LibrariansofLitsy #Novella

archaeolibrarianologist That's my favorite installment of the series. I just picked up the newest book from the library. 1y
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WitBeyndMehsure
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#FirstLineFridays
@ShyBookOwl

“PEOPLE WHO KNEW Chester and Serena Wolcott socially would have placed money on the idea that the couple would never choose to have children.”

Chapter 1 The Dangerous Allure of Other People‘s Children Book 2 in the #WaywardChildren series. #Fantasy #MarchReads #LibrariansofLitsy #Novella #Friyay #FridayReads

Featuring a picture of me 💅🏽

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Love your glasses 1y
SW-T Nice picture! 1y
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ParkerFinn
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Loved, loved, loved this book. This made me feel all the emotions. I felt bad for the twins and how they grew up. This was definitely more of a Jack book with Jill as most of a back burner character. But I felt the most bad for Jill until about the end. A great read. Definitely one of my favorites.

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Lisas.Library
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Pickpick

5 stars

The second book in the Wayward Children series by Seanan McGuire.

Read: 1/13/21-1/14/21

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leahrosereads
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Pickpick

I've read where this is a lot of people's favorite of the 3 books currently, and I can understand why. For me, this setting was everything! The Moors was eerie and dark and just what you expect from every horror movie ever. I think it's easily my favorite portal world so far (though I think I'd love The Halls of the Dead just as much if we ever get to see that world fully).

I loved the characters and their relationships with each other.

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BillBlume
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Pickpick

This turned out a pleasant surprise. Other than having read the first novella in the series, which I also loved, I went in blind regarding this second installment in the series. I didn‘t realize it was a prequel, and it‘s one that works incredibly well, so much so that I want to reread the first novella. Only gripe is that the start spends a lot of time in the lead up to Jack and Jill finding their door.

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Exbrarian
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Pickpick

2nd book in the Wayward Children series and I must say it is better than the first. Jack and Jill reimagined as a horrific fantasy. Portal-story meets vampires. On to the next book in the series.

monalyisha This was my favorite so far. And number 4. ✨ 2y
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bnp
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I seem to be gravitating towards short fantasy - here's another one I enjoyed. Horrifying & fascinating.

#fantasy

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underground_bks
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Pickpick

So deliciously grim and gruesome, this second installment in Seanan McGuire‘s Wayward Children series brings us along with twin sisters Jack & Jill to the land of the Moors. I think at this point Seanan McGuire can take me anywhere she wants! I love this book for the way it explores the emotional contexts that define us and especially for showing how someplace as menacing and monster-infested as the Moors can become “home.”

TieDyeDude I accidentally read this one first, but I think it's still my favorite in the series 2y
underground_bks @TieDyeDude I hear it‘s a favorite for a lot of fans of the series! I did love it and can‘t wait to read more of the series so I can say what my favorite is! Currently on Beneath the Sugar Sky :) 2y
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ozma.of.oz
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Day two, book two! Download Tor‘s Book Club of the Month for free, mobi or ePub, before 11:59 PM ET, December 1.

I‘m going to be honest, I had forgotten that the sixth book in the series is getting published on January 12. 😆

Available only in the US and Canada.

https://ebookclub.tor.com #torbookclub

underground_bks I heard about this from you right after I found out the copy I ordered was back ordered! 🥳 2y
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juliegumdrop
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I‘m flying through this series. Going to continue with the next one after this. #waywardchildren

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rsteve388
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Pickpick

A very different take on the story of Jack and Jill, in this rendition, they are two sisters who find a door to a different world, each must chose a master, one chooses comfort while the other chooses science and hard work. This story shows that decisions have specific paths that they must fullfil and that something's are meant to happen as they unfold.

Great short novella.

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rsteve388
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Weekend Audiobook a quick, fantasy novel, part of the Wayward Children series.

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UnRuLee
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WOOF.

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UnRuLee
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WOWZA. I am incredibly fortunate that my family was (largely) supportive and encouraging when I came out as trans, but I have quite a few loved ones whose parents and family members behaved a lot more like this. This description of conditional love was so familiar that I actually gasped aloud.

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UnRuLee
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1. It‘s a three way tie. Denethor from LOTR, Professor Umbridge from HP (that‘s an obvious one), and Orpheus from the Inkheart trilogy.
2. I have a terrible sense of smell, so I can really only detect strong scents. I love the smell of anything baking, though.
3. I have books 2, 3, and 4 of the Wayward Children waiting for me on my kindle once the workweek is over!
@BayouGirl85

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SoManyBooksNotEnoughTime
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"???????? ??? ??? ???????? ????, ?? ?? ?????? ????????? ?? ??? ????????'? ????..."⁣

The second installment in the Wayward Children series, and is even more fun than the first. This book gives you the backstory of the characters Jack and Jill, covering their childhood and time spent in the land of the Moors.

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stretchkev
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Such a fun, dark, and twisted retelling of the Jack and Jill fable. McGuire is so good at turning expectations and exploring her characters personalities both the good and the bad.

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Samary
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I‘m loving this series so much. That is rare for me! I finished this one and immediately began book 3! Beneath the Sugar Sky!

#amongthesticksandbones #waywardchildren #series

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BacklistReader
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I love this one even more that the first.

ozma.of.oz This whole series is wonderful! 2y
PaperbackPrincess19 Glad you liked this better the first, I just finished book 1 and really enjoyed it and immediately started book 2. Hope they come out in a box set. Is this series complete? I‘ve been listening to the audiobooks 2y
BacklistReader @Paperback.princess19 she has 5 books out but I was only able to listen to 4 because the last one isn‘t available till the 23. It is not a completed series but I don‘t know how many books it will be I did see Goodreads has a page for the 6th book but it doesn‘t have a cover yet and I didn‘t look at the publication date. 2y
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danimgill
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A grey and moody book for a grey and rainy day. I'm really loving Seanan McGuire's writing style in this Wayward Children series and I'm excited to continue it when my overdrive holds on the rest come in. Hope everyone out there is staying home and healthy 💜

ozma.of.oz I adore this whole series! I can‘t wait for the next one! ❤️ 2y
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CaitlinSiem
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Look these little books of terrible fairytales are so my thing that it makes me unendingly happy. I loved this book. Jack was one of my favorites in book one so I was excited to have her in this one. It‘s fascinating and terrible and I wanted it to be 400 pages not just under 200. But there are no extra frills in these books and I love that.

(I already started book three, if that tells you anything)

PaperbackPrincess19 I really enjoyed book 1 and Jac was also one of my favourite characters in book 1 so I really loved that this story is about the twins. 2y
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