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This Is (Magic) Sparta

Sarah Rees Brennan's In Other Lands is her best work yet: a frenzied romp through magic school, heartbreak, and growing up.

This Is (Magic) Sparta

BOOK REPORT for In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan

Cover Story: Big Face Tail
BFF Charm: Make It Rain
Swoonworthy Scale: 9
Talky Talk: Notable and Quotable
Bonus Factors: Magical Creatures, LGBTQ
Anti-Bonus Factor: Patty Chase Award for Awful Parenting
Relationship Status: Now is Not the Time to Stare Like A Hypnotized Sheep. Now is the Time to Woo.

Sarah Rees Brennan is at the top of her game with In Other Lands. Want to read more? Head over to our series on Kirkus!

Jennie's photo About the Author: Jennie Kendrick lives in San Francisco and has an excessive fondness of historical fiction, spreadsheets, turquoise sparkly things, and bourbon. When she's not reading, writing, or writing about reading, she cooks obsessively, runs an Etsy shop, and thrifts for vintage everything.