Monday, January 18, 2010

Witch & Wizard by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet -- A Book Review

Wisty and Whit are pulled from their house in the middle of the night by New Order soldiers. They are accused of being a witch and wizard. They deny the allegations while serving time in a detention center.

As the situation grows bleaker, this brother and sister realize their powers. Through the help of old and new friends they escape and work to rescue fellow inmates from their death sentences.

Soon they learn they are part of prophecies that make them a threat to the New Order. They work to figure out how they can bring down this oppressive government while searching for their parents.

James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet entertain the reader with their realistic depiction of a close sibling relationship put to the test. They also horrify readers with the imposing government juggernaut called the New Order. Patterson and Charbonnet change point of view effectively through the book.

The story and characters pull us into their world and make us hope for the best. The fast paced book leaves the reader looking for more.

This promotional copy was received during BookExpo America 2009 as a free marketing tool by either the publisher or author and was given to many attendees. It was not given to me to review. I did not receive any compensation from the publisher or author for this review.

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