Series: The Up-and-Under, Book 1
Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
Release date: 10-06-20
It was short so I gave it another go, but it was rather dull.
The story is mentioned in her book Middlegame, another one I dnfed. Her style either works really well for me, or not at all.
This was two kids lost in Wonderland, and blah blah. More books coming. But it could be a fun MG adventure for some
Good narration, but not a story to hold me
Avery is an exceptional child. Everything he does is precise, from the way he washes his face in the morning to the way he completes his homework - without complaint, without fuss, without prompt.
Zib is also an exceptional child, because all children are, in their own way. But where everything Avery does and is can be measured, nothing Zib does can possibly be predicted, except for the fact that she can always be relied upon to be unpredictable.
They live on the same street. They live in different worlds.
On an unplanned detour from home to school one morning, Avery and Zib find themselves climbing over a stone wall into the Up and Under - an impossible land filled with mystery, adventure and the strangest creatures.
And they must find themselves and each other if they are to also find their way out and back to their own lives.