The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Riddle of Ages

The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Riddle of Ages

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The brilliant and beloved gang from the New York Times best selling series is back! Since The Mysterious Benedict Society debuted twelve years ago, the series has become a modern classic, drawing comparisons to J.K. Rowling and Roald Dahl and selling over three million copies. Some time has passed since the inimitable quartet of Reynie, Sticky, Kate, and Constance have had a mission together. But with the arrival of a new Society member and a new threat, they must reunite to face dilemmas more dangerous than ever before, including the villainous Mr. Curtain and a telepathic enemy tracking their every move, not to mention a dramatically preteen Constance. In its triumphant return, the Society encounters all new challenges, but the series' trademark sly humor, sweet camaraderie, hairsbreadth escapes, and mind-bending puzzles are all as engaging as ever.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Little, Brown and Company, 2019.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780316452649
Characteristics: 391 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Montoya, Manu - Illustrator


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AndreaG_KCMO Mar 30, 2021

I'm such a fan of this series and appreciated the changes and new obstacles faced by Society members after the passage of several years. These older kiddos have the same golden hearts but grapple with their identity formation as individuals even as they cherish relationships with each other. The addition of five-year-old Tai was a delight, and the author's rendering of his voice perfection. I feel like I've met this child in real life.

Nov 22, 2020

This book was not ad good as I was hoping for. I loved all the others in the series buy not this one so much. The plot is slow to get into, and very confusing because of flashbacks and such. I did however like seeing the characters grown up. The new member was okay. It was the first Mysterious Benedict Society that I had to check out twice to finish and I didn't really enjoy it.

Feb 10, 2020

For me, this book is definitely the best of the series. I'd totally give this book 5 stars. I personally love plot twists, so when he reveals that there's a new enemy telepath on the loose, it just gets me so excited.Trenton L. Stewart is definitely a genius. I wonder how his brain even thinks of such great stories.

Oct 20, 2019

If I didn't have such high expectations from the other books, I would have given this 5 stars. The plot, although slow to get into, was fun and exciting, and the book altogether was fairly well written. I have to say, though, that this was the worst book in the series. I wasn't crazy about the new member of the society and the fact that everyone was grown up. But overall, this was a good book, and it was nice to read about my favourite book characters!

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Sep 13, 2020

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Oct 20, 2019

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