Saturday, January 7, 2017

Lost in Babylon (Seven Wonders, #2) by Peter Lerangis-ADVISABLE

Lerangis, Peter, Lost in Babylon (Seven Wonders, #2). Pgs. 400. HarperCollins Publishers, 2014. $6.99. Language: G, Mature Content: PG, Violence: PG

In their first adventure, Jack, Cass, Aly, and Marco located the first Loculus and escaped Brother Dimitros and the other Massarym monks. The Loculi are the keys to restoring the power of Atlantis and saving the four teens from dying. When Marco, the most athletic and headstrong of the group, vanishes along with the first Loculus. it’s up to Jack Cass, and Aly to track him down. To find Marco, they’ll have to find the Loculus hidden in the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. They’ll face betrayal, doubts, 2 secret organizations and their even more secret motive. Has Marco been turned by the enemy? Will they succeed?

Percy Jackson meets Indiana Jones, this book is filled with magic, mythology, and adventure. The characters are realistic and well rounded. The plot is fast-moving, well written, and keeps the readers engaged in the story. Fans of the first book will enjoy reading the sequel. EL.MS. ADVISABLE. Reviewer: Kira M, Youth Services Librarian, WHI Public Library.

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