A New York Times Bestseller Not a day goes by that Meggie doesn't think about Inkheart, the book whose characters came to life - and changed her life forever. But for Dustfinger, the fire-eater brought into being from words, the need to return to the original tale has become desperate. Leaving behind his apprentice, Farid, Dustfinger plunges into ...
A New York Times Bestseller Not a day goes by that Meggie doesn't think about Inkheart, the book whose characters came to life - and changed her life forever. But for Dustfinger, the fire-eater brought into being from words, the need to return to the original tale has become desperate. Leaving behind his apprentice, Farid, Dustfinger plunges into the medieval inkspace once more. Farid goes in search of Meggie, and before long, both are caught inside the book, too, where they meet the book's author, Fenoglio, now living within his own story. But the tale is much changed. Will Meggie, Farid, and Fenoglio manage to write the wrongs of a charmed World? Simultaneous Publication with Scholastic Kids' Standard Print edition.
Enjoy the intriguing continuation of Meggie and Mo in the world that Meggie's mom - Resa- spent for 10 years after being read into another world. Imagine the voice of Meggie's mom when she finally is able to speak. Imagine how Meggie reads so that characters are read in and out of stories as well as herself. Picture fairies and the world of fantasy. The book is not all hearts. There is suspense. The book keeps you wanting more, even when you finish you can't wait to begin the next book.
Aug 6, 2009
This is another great read! Fast pace and exciting. Loved it thouroughly.
Mar 26, 2009
Very good read from the beginning to the end. I enjoyed every minute of it.
Jun 27, 2008
Just what I was hoping for
Until September when the third book, Inkdeath, is released, Inkspell is most certainly Funk's diamond. The first book, Inkheart, although worth reading doesn't hold the same magic and excitement nessecary for an avid fantasy reader. I forced my way through Inkheart and was pleasantly surprised to find that the sequal would take place in the magical world that we learned about. This story will make you happy, worried, awed, excited, and it will probably even make you cry. I'm excited for Inkdeath to see what's instore for these characters!
Jun 10, 2007
After reading Inkheart, which I loved, I eagerly began reading the sequel, Inkspell. But alas, the second book did not follow through in the same style. In this sequel, many of the protagonists of Inheart find their way into the world of the book of the same name. But, gone is the playful allusion to beloved children' classics, and the interesting mix of goodness and flaws in the characters. Stock phrases are repeated over and over again. Action seemed to be written with an eye towards movie rights. And, unlike the ending of the first book, which enabled it to stand on its own, this sequel ends in a very unsatisfactory cliff hanger. In short, after reading it, like Dustfinger, I was left longing for the world painted in Inkheart, which alas, not to be found in Inkspell.
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