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There will be craft projects for kids! This book was very engaging, it’s about a girl who feels out of place and is seeking somewhere to fit in in her world and so, as cliche as it galacticua sound, she joins the circus.


Bring the popcorn, and be sure to stick around for the stellar finale. Tinker is very basic and easy to understand while also being a why did I not think of this before? Tis the season for good writing news in these parts! Trix gradually learns more about the ship and its role in interstellar intrigue, which also ties in with the mysterious deaths of her parents many years earlier.

Okay, so maybe reading instead of experiencing those adventures isn’t quite as fun, galacgicus it’s still a grand ride to hop on while I impatiently wait for my very own Doctor to show up and whisk me away to galaxies unknown and unimagined. Then the Circus Galacticus comes along, and the Ringmaster gives her a chance to come along.

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First the characters; they were interesting and mysterious at times, but all in all were just not all that well developed, and just plain confusing. Umm, okay, I don’t even know how old you are, chica, so how am I supposed to know how old everyone else is?

He’s so mysterious, it almost crosses the line into creepy. She pretty much runs away to live with an intergalactic circus and then it all got dull from then on out. Three’–a non-physical being who is ‘three’ in ‘one’ who no one likes that much ahem, trinity?


I would be interested to see if there was going to be more to this world, although I’m not sure it would be something I would seek out to continue. Why are they only teenagers besides the fact this is a YA book?

Part of the reason I was writing it in the first place was to try to capture that feeling that science was cool and that space exploration could be fun and exciting. I cared only marginally about the plot and conflict and wanted to know everything about the space opera Fagan is building.

My absolute favorites were always the Marvel mutant books, starting with the X-Men and the New Mutants. He really was a head shaking, eye rolling ordeal for me to read about. It was written in that gripping pre-teen style, with lots of whimsical words and repeated phrases.

Order from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt! Humanoid aliens or not? The beginning of the novel introduces a premise that is somewhat common: Think the Serenity from Firefly. Trix can deal with being an orphan charity case at a snotty boarding school. A book that reaches for the stars and provides a thrilling ride. Nov 29, Cheryl rated it liked it. So many questions were left unanswered and it is just begging for a sequel to explore these more fully.

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Which would you write? There was a mystery about her parents and when the final reveal came it was kinda blah, your mom and dad were Mandate and Tinker and your mom came from a long line of evil people whose entire purpose is evildoing and circks, the end.

It’s a story that you could believe in. Both let their heart control their actions, though, and for both of them things work out in the end, although Trix is left with a much less bleak happy ending than Katniss winds up with. After reading it, I can truthfully say this is going to appeal to people of all ages. Cidcus as crazy as it sounds, the book is that and just so much more. The school ends up going on a trip to the Circus Galacticus and only Trix can see special writing on the circu This one was a decent YA story, not great, not terrible.


Though the orphaned teen doesn’t know it at first, the performers have superhuman powers and the circus tent is actually a spaceship, piloted by an alluring young Ringmaster.

halacticus The main character spends most of the book trying to find out whether she belongs in this crazy, amazing circus only to discover that it isn’t really a circus at all, but a space ship which may or may not be a living organism. Creatures from every galaxy coming to your hometown — WooHoo! What’s the deal with the meteorite her parents left her, this hunk of rock galactticus came with enigmatic instructions to guard it with her life?

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Her last question is: View all 4 comments. Why the low rating? I just have the book to my year-old son I would probably even read more of the world if I could. Hope you are all having a great summer!

In other words, I just did not get her! This book is about a girl named Beatrix Trix Ling. I understand that it’s a middle grade book and the readers this story is geared towards probably wouldn’t pick those things out, but as an adult reading it, it’s what I wanted to know. A post from Discover about a recent study on how America sees the future. I also wanted to know more about Trix’s mother being part of the Galzcticus before she took off to Earth and met Trix’s father.

Here, in no particular order is what really stirred my interest and then failed to deliver; 1.

Trix meets the charismatic and charming Ringmaster who invites her to join the rest of the troupe, leaving her humdrum life on Earth forever. Oct 19, Rick rated it really liked it.