Why can’t Stoons have more than one kid? Why can’t they own pets or practice magic? And why do they wear red berets? Dany doesn’t know … but he intends to find out.
Ages 10+
Pages 200
Publisher Green Bean Books
Coming Jun 2021
Sydney Taylor Notable Book

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24 Reviews

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Fantastic, fun book with so many elements!

Review by Ellery

I loved this book! Although I’d call it fantasy, it has the wonderful, familiar homey-ness of mythology and characters that have the most satisfying, twisty arcs. But what I loved most was the plot! It was fun, exciting, emotional, and very real. Even though the world of Gottika is very different from things I’m familiar with, I could still relate to parts of this book, like wanting siblings, or feeling angry with how the world is. And though those are the main tones I got from this book, I would also recommend it to people who like mystery and realistic/historical fiction, since it’s so well-written that it seems to have bits that fall into all those categories!

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So Fun!

Review by StheGreat

I really loved this book it was so so so GOOD!!!!!!!

Sep 11, 2021 01:35 PM
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Review by LordCM325

GOTTIKA: a world divided into The Stoons, the poor, guarded part of this world run by evil, and Gottika, where the rich people live . . . and also Count Pol, the evil mastermind with a horrible backstory. Our main character, Danny, lives in The Stoons, where everyone is forced to wear red hats and will be put in prison for being out on the streets after 9:00pm, among other strict rules. However, despite these terrible circumstances, Danny still lives on. He will have to face betrayal, unkindness, sabotage, and many more things on his adventure. But it all changes when his father illegaly uses magic to summon a Gol from the very earth to protect The Stoons. Along the way he starts to understand the true meanings of life itself. Overall, GREAT book

Sep 05, 2021 05:21 PM
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Review by MinecraftHacker

it was good, and I liked how it had a twist

Sep 02, 2021 09:52 PM
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Page turner!

Review by SweetiePie3

From the moment I began reading this, I did not want to put it down.

Sep 01, 2021 04:16 PM
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Very interesting

Review by Natorgator

I enjoyed this book and thought it had a great story line. Very informative and I learned a lot.

Sep 01, 2021 02:45 PM