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Stoneheart (The Stoneheart Trilogy #1)

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Review of the Book Stoneheart by Charlie Fletcher

Have you ever tried to fix something but something else prevented you from fixing it? Well, that happened to the main character in the book Stoneheart. His name was George Chapman and his life was normal in a big hous...
Review of the Book Stoneheart by Charlie Fletcher

Have you ever tried to fix something but something else prevented you from fixing it? Well, that happened to the main character in the book Stoneheart. His name was George Chapman and his life was normal in a big house at London. As soon as the rich boy broke a dragon gargoyle's head everything changed, his life, his friends, and most importantly, his sight. After he broke the head he saw gargoyles and other statues made out of rock, metal, gold, and many more. Soon he was running with a statue called the Gunner and the Gunner told George to find the Black Friar. Will he find it or not..
Stoneheart is an exciting and a book that you just can't put down! This story is very adventurous and is a great book for adventure lovers, curious people, and people who love thrilling books. This whole book is good for schools because you can make lots of predictions. I recommend this book to people because this fantasy book proves that even fantasy can be fantastic!

posted by SilentRanger on April 2, 2010

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The book Stoneheart by Charlie Fletcher is a fast pace adventure. It is a book filled with action. The book is for someone who enjoys action, adventure and the unexpected. It is about a boy named George, who breaks a stone carving in anger. Then suddenly finds himsel...
The book Stoneheart by Charlie Fletcher is a fast pace adventure. It is a book filled with action. The book is for someone who enjoys action, adventure and the unexpected. It is about a boy named George, who breaks a stone carving in anger. Then suddenly finds himself in a world of bronze men walking around and gargoyles chasing after him. He is not the only one to see this other world. Edie and others who were cursed by the stone can also see this world. In order to escape he must make amends for his troubles.
The book has a unique style of writing. At first the story happens fast, one thing after another, then the action starts to slow and it becomes easier to read. The book has many conflicts that become exposed after the pace starts to slow. The characters in the book are mostly human. They are confused by all the information being thrown at them. The author does such a great job in his writing that it makes the book thrilling. The book continues to add more and more plot twists and information. The way he writes it makes it easy to read. This book will keep you wanting to read to the end to find out if George and the others make it back to their world.

posted by orangecrush on May 28, 2011

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 28, 2011

    Good Read

    The book Stoneheart by Charlie Fletcher is a fast pace adventure. It is a book filled with action. The book is for someone who enjoys action, adventure and the unexpected. It is about a boy named George, who breaks a stone carving in anger. Then suddenly finds himself in a world of bronze men walking around and gargoyles chasing after him. He is not the only one to see this other world. Edie and others who were cursed by the stone can also see this world. In order to escape he must make amends for his troubles.
    The book has a unique style of writing. At first the story happens fast, one thing after another, then the action starts to slow and it becomes easier to read. The book has many conflicts that become exposed after the pace starts to slow. The characters in the book are mostly human. They are confused by all the information being thrown at them. The author does such a great job in his writing that it makes the book thrilling. The book continues to add more and more plot twists and information. The way he writes it makes it easy to read. This book will keep you wanting to read to the end to find out if George and the others make it back to their world.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 7, 2013

    This story would make a fantastical film. Sadly, it is written i

    This story would make a fantastical film. Sadly, it is written in that manner, making it really hard to follow the story in book format.  The imagination of the author is fantastical, and this book is definitely refreshing and out of the box thinking. George finds himself swept up into another London, where all the rules he thought existed are turned upside down, and statues come to life. But not all statues are good, there are the spits who are human like and overall good, but then there are also taints that are gargoyles who are collectively seeking to destroy George. The story is filled with a lot of action, and unexpected twists that keeps the reader always wondering what is going to happen next. Or at least... what kind of trouble is George going to get into now.  The big criticism that I have about this first book is the Point of View (POV) problem that many first time authors face.  Throughout the book, the author is constantly jumping between characters. The reader gets snapshots of what are happening in the minds of all the characters at the same time. Which if this was a movie, it would work to constantly focus on different people, but in written format make it utterly confusing. However, this has not deterred me from reading the rest of the series, and the author does a much better job at keeping this to a minimum and eliminating this problem, in subsequent series of this book.  If you can splodge through this first one, the second one is much better. As for family friendliness, it rates a 5 out of 5, because this is a book about kids for kids to learn about the choices we make and the consequences that come from those choices whether good or bad.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 1, 2013

    Hmmm

    I wnted to like this book but found it haed to

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  • Posted December 14, 2011

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    good but boring

    I randomly picked this book up and after having it for a while I finally picked it up to read. Its hard for me to not like a book,I can normally pick up any kind of book and love it, but this one didn't really catch me. Its kinda boring. I enjoy the storyline and I like the idea of statues coming to life.
    Overall this book had it ups and downs and plenty of confusing parts.
    I probably will not read the rest of this series.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 23, 2007

    Twisting and Turning, This Ends With A Jump Off A Cliff

    How should I begin? This book begins when slightly troubled George Chapman brakes the head off a dragon stature. Bothe he and Edie are good people deep down, yet they have anger management issues. Anyway, he now has the stones rattled, and taints are after him. It is an unsuial book, and the author has a ralatively good vocabulary dispit the short sentences and paragraghs. I am not sure about the way it ended, nor how edie fits in in that particular mannor, and I still thinkin about the mirrow, the knife,the hat, the Frost Fair, and the friar. I read an reviwe by Snowstorm, and yes, it seems as if something between the minnows and the objects are conected, and, perhaps,the friar is hiding something because of that. I would give this book two stars, though I chose the three marking because 'disapointing' is not the word I would use. I do want to find out what happens, thouhg, so I might get the next book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 11, 2011

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