Series: The Apothecary

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Jun 16
The Apprentices by Maile Meloy

The Apprentices by Maile Meloy

Reviews 0 ★★★

It's been two years since Janie and Benjamin saved the worth with a team of alchemists, and Janie is now back in America, attending a boarding school while Benjamin and his apothecary father are in Vietnam helping those wounded in war. The Apprentices is another delightful read, full of adventure and intrigue, love and betrayal.

The Apprentices is written predominantly in Janie's point-of-view, but also switches frequently to that of other characters. Herein lies my only real disappointment with the text: there are too many points of view! Although it's great to see through Benjamin, Jin Lo and Pip's eyes,...

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Jun 07
The Apothecary by Maile Meloy

The Apothecary by Maile Meloy

Reviews 0 ★★★★

The Apothecary took me by surprise from the very first page. Masterfully crafted, beautifully illustrated, the book takes on an incredible journey with Janie and Benjamin, fourteen year old kids who become embroiled deadly plot involving espionage and the treat of atomic war in the Cold War. It is an…

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