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  1. Book Review: Rose and the Lost Princess

    Rose and the Lost Princess by Holly Webb In the first book, Rose was thrilled to be selected for a position as a housemaid for a prominent magician. As an orphan, her dream was to get out of the orphanage and earn her own living. But when she discovered that…

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  2. Book Review: Rose

    Rose by Holly Webb Synopsis: Rose is a practical girl. When the other orphans daydream about finding their parents, Rose dreams of getting a position in domestic service, of being independent, working hard, and earning a living. So when the housekeeper for a leading magician comes to the orphanage looking…

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  3. Book Review: The Extraordinary and Unusual Adventures of Horatio Lyle

    The Extraordinary and Unusual Adventures of Horatio Lyle by Catherine Webb When youthful thief Tess breaks into the house of Horatio Lyle, she gets more than she bargained for. Horatio is an inventor and scientist, and his house is full of gadgets, some of which are very effective at trapping…

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