Tuesday, January 1, 2013

The Familiars by Adam Jay Epstein and Andrew Jacobson

Aldwyn, a mangy alley cat, is not welcomed into many places. As a matter of fact, the bounty hunter, Grimsdale, would love to catch him and keep a paw for a souvenir.  Aldwyn is amazingly adept at quick escapes, but his last attempt at stealing fish was disastrous, but he did manage to escape  into a pet shop, one that sells companions, called Familiars, to wizards.  His cover is effective, but he didn't plan on Jack coming into the store and choosing him to be his Familiar.  What seems like a cushy job at first quickly turns into a very dangerous adventure when Jack is kidnapped, along with the two other young wizards in training.  The fate of their companions is now up to the Familiars.  To save the young wizards, Aldwyn, Skylar, and Gilbert set out on a treacherous course, facing fierce foes, unearthing a shocking centuries-old secret. and discovering the destiny that will change everything. Magic isn't just for human wizards anymore!  Fantasy readers will like this one.

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