The Name of This Book Is Secret

The Name of This Book Is Secret

Book - 2007
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Two eleven-year-old misfits try to solve the mystery of a dead magician and stop the evil Dr. L and Ms. Mauvais, who are searching for the secret of immortality.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780316113663
0316113662
9780316113694
9780316265027
Characteristics: 360 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Ford, Gilbert - Illustrator

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hy0910
Jul 12, 2017

Cass and Max-ernsest. Literally complete opposites but at the same time, friends. When I first saw my classmate read this, I thought to myself; "maybe I should read this. And I thought right!

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orange_eagle_377
Dec 08, 2016

though this book was not as good as the other books in this series, its a good kickstarter to this funny, spellbinding, and adventurous series

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Tabaqui
Oct 13, 2016

This was okay, but nothing spectacular. It was basically Lemony Snicket without the downer endings. The story was interesting, but the asides interrupted the flow too much. Including synesthesia was a good twist, but not enough to redeem this one. I don't think I'll read the rest of the series.

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SashaE
Apr 10, 2016

Um, No not really a good book, It had that vibe, Of a CHILD wrote it, With no real storyline. I didn't like it. Sorry!

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t_26
Feb 19, 2016

My 11 year old read this book in 3 days with great interest. He thought the story was so-so, but the author's commentary addressed to the reader was hilarious and added to the novelty of the book.

0Charlie Feb 18, 2016

This is the first in The Secret Series. This was a breezy quick read. There are lots of odd characters can many can connect to or enjoy to hate. I enjoyed the author's humorous voice throughout, warning us from reading this book, causing us to second guess what he is really writing about and rewriting the work as we read along. I also found it interesting to learn about the condition of synesthesia. Recommended for readers who like adventure and mystery.

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psonivij
Dec 10, 2015

i gave it a 5 star because this story is so addictive its funny as well as adventurous it really really makes you want to read more of the book I totally recommend this book to
anyone its a bit long but its really good.

I am a 3rd grader

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maroon_moose_31
Jun 14, 2015

This book is one of my favorites. I read it in third grade and it was one of my earliest reading influences. It was always fresh and funny and it kept me interested at all times. Highly recommended.

duaaelbouzaidi Jun 07, 2015

This book is an orginial story and it is a really good book. Make sure you read the books in the series in order or it won't make any sense. I'm on the third book which is this book is not good for your you and I'm going to read the whole series

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Joanne_Cai
Apr 30, 2015

It was a very interesting book, a bit confusing but overall a well-written mystery.
Definitely read the books in order, otherwise the plot doesn't make sense.

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RobertELPL Mar 06, 2017

RobertELPL thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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orange_eagle_377
Dec 08, 2016

orange_eagle_377 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 13

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white_horse_316
Sep 01, 2015

white_horse_316 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 15

navy_shark_215 Aug 23, 2015

navy_shark_215 thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

duaaelbouzaidi Jun 07, 2015

duaaelbouzaidi thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 10

violet_deer_47 Apr 27, 2015

violet_deer_47 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 20

White_Tiger_70 Jun 20, 2014

White_Tiger_70 thinks this title is suitable for 5 years and over

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indigo_gazelle_1
Jun 06, 2014

indigo_gazelle_1 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 15

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red_hippo_66
May 19, 2014

red_hippo_66 thinks this title is suitable for 99 years and under

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booklover17
Dec 04, 2013

booklover17 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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green_turtle_775 Jul 19, 2013

2 kids solve the mystery with a dead magician and the evil Ms. Mauvais and Dr. L

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EBeaudoin
Mar 08, 2013

In "The name of this book is secret", Max-Ernest and Cass (Cassandra) discover that a dead Magician had been trying to stop the the evil Ms.Mavaise from discovering the secret to immortality!

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Gypseycat
Dec 27, 2010

2 young misfits are brought together, they try and solve the difficult mystery of a dead magician. This leads them to meat the evil Ms. Mauvais and Dr. L. They use not only their wit but the symphony of smell to help them.

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UNDERWORLD_DOOM_TSUNAMI Aug 01, 2014

Other: LOTS of *side notes*!!!!

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JihadiConservative
Apr 24, 2013

Other: dumb jokes

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green_turtle_775 Jul 19, 2013

"I'm sorry I couldn't let you read Chaper One

soccergirl8 Jun 15, 2012

"Not knowing a secret is just about the worst thing in the world. No, I can think of one thing worse. Knowing a secret."

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