In the Genre but not of the Genre

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Thanks to Harry Potter, children's literature has exploded and entered a much-awaited golden age. There are now many talented authors entering the limelight with hundreds, if not thousands of new titles out there for our hungry little readers fresh from Hogwarts. Great as they may be, many tend to fall into a similar 'magical' formula that can make it difficult to tell them apart. The Mysterious Benedict Society Series, however takes the best of the old, the best of the new, and blends them into an exciting and brain teasing mystery. Four genius orphans are recruited to use their minds to solve mysteries in a whirlwind adventure to save the world. With real brainteasers mixed into the story, adults will enjoy this series just as much as kids. It's another great selection to fill that gaping Harry Potter void and make the separation that much more bearable.

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by B&N Bookseller Scarls17 on ‎08-23-2009 10:12 AM
The cover of this book always catches my eye. Will it be entertaining for an adult?
by B&N Bookseller AlissaH on ‎08-24-2009 12:34 PM
Oh yes! You'll love it. It's great for adults as well, the sequel is also as good as the first.

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