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Zach King: The Magical Mix-up

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In the book, “Zach King: The Magical Mix-up”, by magician Zach King, we find out right away that Zach, the young character in the book, broke his magical item that allowed him to perform magic.

He’s bummed out because he missed doing magic. His whole family still had their magic items. Zach didn’t!

He wanted to forget that he didn’t have it anymore. Zach decided to ask his crush, Rachel to the upcoming dance.

He wanted to do something big. He finally thought of using a drone that carried flowers and a note. He told all his plans to his best friend, Aaron.

Zach had everything set up and ready to go, when he heard some strange sound. Zach looked around and finally found the cause of the noise.

There was another drone with a card and flowers that said, ”Rachel” in fancy letters!

Someone Zach didn’t know walked up to her. His name was Hogan. Hogan asked Rachel to the dance the same way Zach was going to!

One day he saw Hogan talking to Tricia Stands, the meanest girl in school. That was when Zach knew something was up, but what?

I really enjoyed this book because it was really funny. It had a lot of magic in it (as expected) and I love fantasies!

My favorite part of the book was when Hogan asked Rachel to the dance right before Zach did. It added a big twist to the story. Talking about big twists, when I got to the part where Tricia and Hogan were talking I automatically knew that they were planning something.

I never liked him one bit ever since the drone part of the book. Another reason I love this book is, Zach never gives up. It’s a great example for young readers. This book is fantastic for ages 8 and up. It’s most likely enjoyable for both genders.

I really like how the author, Zach King, puts the reader into the character’s mind. I give this book 5 stars!

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Micaela Viscarra, Contributor

Micaela Viscarra, Contributor, Long Island

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9 Responses to “Zach King: The Magical Mix-up”

  1. Matthew Alexandre on January 2nd, 2019 9:24 am

    I like your review because you didn’t tell me everything I wanted to know and only everything I needed to know. Also, the way you explained the way the suspense built up was phenomenal. Keep up the good work.

  2. Vijay Singh on January 2nd, 2019 9:28 am

    Nice review! This book does sound like it has a very strange plot, but you left me wondering if Zach would ask Rachel again because you said, “Zach never gives up.” I like that you didn’t mention wether or not he gets his magic back because that makes me want to read this even more!

  3. Brian Cole on January 2nd, 2019 9:42 am

    This was a really great review because you described the setting and the characters, and you really did a great job explaining everything . Great work Micaela.

  4. Alicia Tritschler on January 10th, 2019 1:34 pm

    I really liked your review. It makes me want to read this book because I like magic, especially if it has a mystery in it .

  5. Jeremy Dang on January 17th, 2019 1:50 pm

    Micaela, I like the way you used “he knew something was up, but what?” Still, I would have said Zach flipped out when he saw the drone, for a sense of humor. But generally, good job.

  6. Sarai Campoverde on January 23rd, 2019 1:47 pm

    I love the way you left a mystery hanging in the air. I’m dying in suspence .

  7. Naomi Castang on February 6th, 2019 9:55 am

    Great Job Miceala! In my opinion this review was by far the best I’ve ever seen! I loved how you described the book with vivid details but didn’t give away too much. Keep up the good work!

  8. Antonio Leo on February 8th, 2019 1:18 pm

    Your review made me want to read the book, and the balance between your opinion and the review is outstanding, good work!

  9. Nathalie Rojas on February 13th, 2019 3:46 pm

    That was a great review! You’re right ,as soon as I heard about the drone I didn’t like Hogan.You really did a good job I hope to see more reviews from you.

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