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Young Adult Fiction 2957
great book!
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
"Labyrinth Lost" is an incredible fantasy adventure. Alejandra (Alex) is an encantrix, a bruja of all trades, but she insists on denying her magic, trying to suppress it. One day, it escapes from her anyway, and her family plan her deathday celebration- the coming of age for a bruja where they begin in their training. Just before the ceremony, she plans a spell to get rid of her powers for good- with the unwilling aid from a hot brujo boy named Nova. The spell backfires and her family is taken into Los Lagos. Alex immediately goes after them with the (paid) help from Nova.

What follows is a Wizard of Oz type quest through Los Lagos and a number of obstacles which Alex must face to get to and free her family. A fascinating set of characters has been created, and I don't want to give it away, but it's an incredible world! It combines mythologies into an all new creation. It's fascinating and amazing. There are some scary parts- it's a riveting adventure! The book is fast paced.

Alex learns about herself and comes into her own with each step along the journey. Her personal growth during the book is quite large. Overall, I really loved the unique story and cast of characters! Beautifully done.

Please note that I received this book from the publisher through netgalley in exchange for my honest review.
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