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River Secrets

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

Shannon Hale: My FAVORITE Author

I LOVED River Secrets. Make sure, though, that you read The Goose Girl and Enna Burning first. The Books of Bayern are fantastic, and I cannot wait for Forest Born! If you loved the others, you'll love this one. Razo is SUCH a great character!

posted by Reads_a_lot on April 8, 2009

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2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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Shannon Hale's new book, River Secrets, did not quite meet my expectations. Her other books, The Goose Girl, Enna Burning and Princess Academy, were much better. I found River Secrets a bit confusing in places and lacking in detail. Overall it was hard to keep my mind f...
Shannon Hale's new book, River Secrets, did not quite meet my expectations. Her other books, The Goose Girl, Enna Burning and Princess Academy, were much better. I found River Secrets a bit confusing in places and lacking in detail. Overall it was hard to keep my mind focused on the book while reading. Forest-born Razo has gotten his life-long wish to become a soldier, and when his country Bayern decides to send an elite group of soldiers called Bayern¿s Own into the enemy country Tira, he is surprised to be asked by Talone, the commander, to come along. Razo has very low self-confidence because of his small size and height and being known for how unskilled he is with a sword. A mystery immediately arises as soon as they set of on the journey, though, when Razo finds the first burned body by the riverside. He is assigned to solve the case. Not nearly as exciting or dark as Shannon Hale¿s other books, River Secrets is not very impressive and completely predictable.

posted by Anonymous on March 4, 2007

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  • Posted October 9, 2009

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    River Secrets

    I love the characters in this book!!! Razo is so sweet. I wish I could meet him. The story itself can get a bit slow, but the characters and the conflict are really different from other stuff I've read. I personally don't think the picture of Razo on the cover does the character any justice, but it doesn't matter. I can't wait for Forest Born!!!!! :D

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 15, 2011

    Awsome

    It looks like a great book

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  • Posted August 13, 2011

    Wow!

    Looks like a great book i really want to get it.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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