fiction fantasy middle grade adventurous dark mysterious fast-paced

295 pages | first published 2014

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Most kids would do anything to pass the Iron Trial. Not Callum Hunt. He wants to fail. All his life, Call has been warned by his father to stay away from magic. If he succeeds at the Iron Trial and is admitted into the Magisterium, he is sure it c...
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Summary of 5548 reviews

Moods

adventurous 96%
mysterious 54%
funny 32%
dark 25%
lighthearted 22%
emotional 15%
tense 15%
challenging 11%
hopeful 5%
inspiring 3%
reflective 2%
sad 2%

Pace

medium 54%
fast 41%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 30% | Character: 19%

Strong character development?

Yes: 71% | No: 13% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 62% | No: 24% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 8% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.8

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