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Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow

(Nevermoor #2)

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4.59  ·  Rating details ·  1,451 ratings  ·  287 reviews
Wunder is gathering in Nevermoor ...

Morrigan Crow may have defeated her deadly curse, passed the dangerous trials and joined the mystical Wundrous Society, but her journey into Nevermoor and all its secrets has only just begun. And she is fast learning that not all magic is used for good.

Morrigan Crow has been invited to join the prestigious Wundrous Society, a place that
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Paperback, AUS Edition, 467 pages
Published October 30th 2018 by Lothian Children's Books (Hachette Australia)
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Monica
Nov 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: middle-grade
i’m honestly overwhelmed by how good this series is!
Brenda
Nine young people in Morrigan Crow’s unit – nine who had said under oath to be friends, be loyal to each other. Morrigan was thrilled to finally have a family; to have people who cared about her. When they all began their classes, the students had ingenious and exciting things to learn – all except Morrigan, whose teacher would concentrate on Wundersmith’s alone – and how evil and degraded they all were, both past and present. Morrigan’s patron, Jupiter North, did all he could to change the Elde ...more
Kaitlin
Nov 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: my-sff-faves
Wow, this was brilliant fun and in my opinion even better than the first in the series. I think this one gave me all those nostalgic feelings of when I first read Harry Potter, and I couldn't help but to fall in love with the world once again and get emotionally invested in the characters. There was so much to like in this book, and Morrigan's story felt a bit darker and the stakes were higher too. I think if you like the first you will love the second!

This book continues where the first one lea
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Katie Ziegler (Life Between Words)
Five glorious stars. I’m obsessed.
Samm | Sassenach the Book Wizard
I MAY have this preordered and there MAY be a countdown on my phone to the release date.

*SQUEAL* THERE'S A TITLE NOW!!!!!!!!
Michael
Nov 13, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ozzie-gems
After the wundrously magical and funny Nevermoor - The Trials of Morrigan Crow our main protagonist returns picking up where we left off. Having successfully made it through the trials in book one Morrigan will join Hawthorne and seven other scholars in Unit 919 studying at the prestigious Wundrous Society. The unit will need all there knacks as they navigate their ways through a challenging 6 months.

Morrigan will have to fight through the stigma of being a Wundersmith in a land that fears them.
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Melanie
Jul 23, 2018 marked it as to-read
Shelves: fantasy, middle-grade
1.) Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow ★★★★★

Oh my gosh, this cover is too perfect. I AM SO HYPED!

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Susan
Nov 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book follows on from, “Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow.” We met Morrigan in the first book, where we discovered her story. Cursed, she was destined to die on her eleventh birthday; plus all of the bad luck that occurs is blamed on her. However, before her fate overtakes her, she is whisked away by a man called Jupiter North to the secret city of Nevermoor, where she is given the chance to join the Wundrous Society.

However, of course, despite having escaped her fate, life is not going
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rachel
#1) Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow ★★★★★


🌻 Trigger warnings for child abuse, emetophobia, kidnapping, captivity, blackmail, mild violence, bullying, and discrimination.

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Kelly (Diva Booknerd)
Nov 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Miss Morrigan Crow, calamitous young lady of the Wintersea Republic is now preparing to become an esteemed scholar of the Wundrous Society, accompanying eight fellow students including the marvellous Hawthorne. Although compelled to confidentiality considering the dastardly mayhem instigated by Wundersmith Ezra Squall, Morrigan's Wundersmith ability is discovered and unscrupulously, an unknown antagonist is conspiring towards the extraordinary children with a bizarre series of anonymous notes an ...more
Olga Zbranek Biernátová
Morrigan zbožňuju čím dál tím víc a fantazii Jessicy Townsend taky!
Ian
One of the difficulties for the Tales of Morrigan Crow is that it is following on from a giant.
There is more than just a little of Harry Potter in the series.
All I'll say about that is whether you love this series or not will probably have a lot to do with how you feel about those similarities. For some it will be a ripoff, for others it will be an influence.

Personally, I love it and I love the world that Jessica Townsend is building. It's working for me on every level.
Megan
Oct 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Is it any surprise I was able to finish this book in one day? I absolutely loved the previous book and have been dying for Wundersmith basically since I finished Nevermoors last page. Townsend continues the whimsical adventure with our lovely Morrigan joining the Wunderous Society. But don't expect this to be your typical magical school experience. Morrigan must deal with the fallout of being outed as a Wundersmith and while she has been nothing but loveable, there is already prejudice against a ...more
Aimee
Sep 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc, fantasy, mid-grade
I’ve been simultaneously wildly excited and terribly nervous about reading Wundersmith. Nevermoor was my absolute favourite kids book of last year and I was worried that my expectations for the follow up was too high. Wundersmith absolutely delivered and I adore this magical world more than ever. I look forward to reading further adventures with Mog and 919 in the future ❤🌂 ...more
Merel
Dec 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: my-books
This book, this series, is so wonderful and mesmerizing! Nevermoor is incredible and I want to explore it so much more.
I'm so happy that the second book has been as good to me as the first.
Samantha
Nov 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2018
I LOVE THIS SERIES

These characters are amazing, the setting is amazing, the plot and adventures are amazing. AMAZING.
Elysia
Nov 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was going to hold off buying the hardcover until I listened to the audiobook, as the narration is fantastic, but I found a signed copy at my city bookstore today and had to snag a copy. I'm so excited to continue on with this wundrous and magical middlegrade adventure
Rian *fire and books*
This goes as no surprise to anyone who has had to listen to me talk about how much I loved the first book, but guess what? I LOVE THE SECOND ONE JUST AS MUCH.

Why? Because it’s magicalfunwhimsicalwittyandstupendouslyamazing! Yeah. You read that right. It’s one word good.

Morrigan is now a junior member of Wunsoc and while she thought the trials ended last year she’s come to find out more await her. There’s blackmail, disappearances, a ****boring**** class schedule, dragons, the black market, and
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Danielle
Oct 23, 2018 rated it really liked it
Actual rating: 4.5 stars

This world is so magical and fun and wonderful I just want to visit Nevermoor and all its oddities and beauty already 😩😍

Full review to come on my blog:
www.thechroniclesofdanielle.wordpress...
Eeva
Nov 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
ALL. THE. STARS.

(I think it's even better than the book one!!!)
Fiona
Nov 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It’s always a worry when you get the second book in a series, and you LOVED book 1 immensely. Could it be just as good? Will it be just as good or will it be merely OK?
No doubts after reading Wundersmith- just as enthralling, just as hard to put down, and just as frustrating when it ends!
Marcella
Nov 04, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Warm and fuzzy feelings all the way.

In Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigian Crow we follow the story of Morrigan after the events of book 1 have finished. I'll be adding a couple of spoiler brackets for book 1 to talk about some events in this book.

At the end of book one we discover that (view spoiler)
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Jelena Milenković
This review, however short it may be, will include some bits and pieces of informations that may be considered as spoilers Consider yourselves warned.

So, let's get down that tricksy line now, shall we?

The book starts shortly after the ending of Nevermoor, with Morrigan and Jupiter off to find a ninth person who would sign Morrigan's safeguard, whatever that might be.
This is just the first chapter of the book and it's already impossible not to play a game 'find similarities with harry potter se
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Robin Stevens
Nov 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Nevermoor was one of the best things I read last year, and this sequel lived up to my expectations. An absolutely unforgettable magic world and a brilliantly stubborn, flawed heroine. I love this series! (10+)

*Please note: this review is meant as a recommendation only. If you use it in any marketing material, online or anywhere on a published book without asking permission from me first, I will ask you to remove that use immediately. Thank you!*
Gaby
Nov 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"Insert gushing here"
Lianna
Oct 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
SO GOOD. So, so good. I can’t sing the praises of this series enough. I want to recommend it to everyone I pass. Once again, I am utterly won over by these characters and this author’s writing. I wish I could live within the pages of these books. There’s a magic in these words that’s only captured every once and a very rare while. Read it.
Elise
Sep 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Morrigan is introduced to the Wundrous Society and it's not exactly what she expected.

Why did this book have to end? I only just got used to being back in Nevermoor and discovering its wonderful intricacies. The world-building continues to be absolutely fantastic: a mix of slightly familiar and utterly wondrous. I can't wait for the next book!


Noodles78
Oct 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Just sublime. I read this in a day when I've been incredibly stressed which normally stops me reading. This was just what I needed. It was just like reading a big fat hug given to me by my nearest of friends whilst drinking the best hot chocolate ever.

The storyline was fun and twisty, Morrigan has the best mix of confusion, excitement, anger and need, totally identify with her.

Devoured with love.
Melanie Schubert
Nov 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars (because I need to save half a star for when the next book blows my mind which I am certain it will)

It's clear that with her first book, Jessica Townsend was only just getting started, but in this book she has really begun to take off 🚀🚀🚀

Townsend takes what can so often feel like worn out tropes in middle grade and breathes into it fresh life and magic.

I love when you feel the author fall in love with their characters and their world. For me, that is when I become most absorbed in a ne
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Megan Maurice
Nov 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Oh my goodness. I must admit, I was a bit worried about reading this book because I LOVED Nevermoor so much and I wasn’t sure how anything could ever live up to its brilliance. But this book was everything I was hoping for and more. I love the way the author has built on the world of the city and the Wundrous Society, adding more layers and intricate detail to flesh out this fascinating world. The themes of friendship and belonging are so beautiful and I love Morrigan’s nature of just wanting to ...more
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