House of Secrets

by Chris Columbus, Greg Call, Ned Vizzini

HarperCollins | April 23, 2013 | Kobo Edition (eBook)

House of Secrets is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 2.

Hailed as “a breakneck, jam-packed roller coaster of an adventure” by J. K. Rowling, this New York Times bestseller is the first installment in the explosive tween fantasy series by famed Hollywood director Chris Columbus (of Harry Potter fame) and bestselling author Ned Vizzini (It’s Kind of a Funny Story).

Siblings Brendan, Eleanor, and Cordelia Walker once had everything they could ever want. But everything changed when Dr. Walker lost his job. Now the family must relocate to an old Victorian house, formerly the home of occult novelist Denver Kristoff—a house that simultaneously feels creepy and too good to be true. By the time the Walkers realize that one of their neighbors has sinister plans for them, they’re banished to a primeval forest way off the grid.

Bloodthirsty medieval warriors patrol the woods around them, supernatural pirates roam the neighboring seas, and a power-hungry queen rules the land. To survive, the siblings will have to be braver than they ever thought possible—and to fight against their darkest impulses. The key may lie in their own connection to the secret Kristoff legacy. But as they unravel that legacy, they’ll discover that it’s not just their family that’s in danger . . . it’s the entire world.

Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)

Published: April 23, 2013

Publisher: HarperCollins

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0062192485

ISBN - 13: 9780062192486

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great read! I had a blast reading this book. It just bring you elsewhere! GReat discription makes you really see who and how these characters are! Can't wait for book two!
Date published: 2013-08-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVED THIS BOOK!!! Everyone should read this novel. It's written by the director of the first few Harry Potter movies. You fall in love with these characters. You can truly imagine what everyone looks like because he has described them so well. I recommend this book to everyone I meet looking to read something fun and adventurous. The young and the old should pick this book up!! Couldn't recommend this book enough. Can't wait for the next book in the series.
Date published: 2013-06-22
Rated out of 5 by from Loved this book! If you love a great adventure then its the right book to read. If you read Harry Potter or any Rick Riordan book than you need to read this book. You won't want to put it down. Loved each character. Chris Columbus did a great job writting this book and I can't wait to read more of this series when it comes out.
Date published: 2013-04-24

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House of Secrets

by Chris Columbus, Greg Call, Ned Vizzini

Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)

Published: April 23, 2013

Publisher: HarperCollins

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0062192485

ISBN - 13: 9780062192486

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Hailed as “a breakneck, jam-packed roller coaster of an adventure” by J. K. Rowling, this New York Times bestseller is the first installment in the explosive tween fantasy series by famed Hollywood director Chris Columbus (of Harry Potter fame) and bestselling author Ned Vizzini (It’s Kind of a Funny Story).

Siblings Brendan, Eleanor, and Cordelia Walker once had everything they could ever want. But everything changed when Dr. Walker lost his job. Now the family must relocate to an old Victorian house, formerly the home of occult novelist Denver Kristoff—a house that simultaneously feels creepy and too good to be true. By the time the Walkers realize that one of their neighbors has sinister plans for them, they’re banished to a primeval forest way off the grid.

Bloodthirsty medieval warriors patrol the woods around them, supernatural pirates roam the neighboring seas, and a power-hungry queen rules the land. To survive, the siblings will have to be braver than they ever thought possible—and to fight against their darkest impulses. The key may lie in their own connection to the secret Kristoff legacy. But as they unravel that legacy, they’ll discover that it’s not just their family that’s in danger . . . it’s the entire world.

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