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"In this extra special installment of the Keeper of the Lost Cities series, the story picks up right from Legacy's particularly devastating cliffhanger. But chapters alternate between Sophie and Keefe's perspectives to give readers deeper insights into both beloved characters. New powers will be discovered. Hard truths from the past will come to light. And all of your favorite characters will find themselves tested in ways they never imagined"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Aladdin, 2020.
ISBN: 9781534463424
Branch Call Number: J MESSENGER, S.
Characteristics: 747 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.


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Apr 10, 2021

I absolutely loved this book! I loved being able to read the registry, and the Keefe art commentary was awesome. I thought the Novella at the end was great, and the cliffhanger was by FAR the worst in the series! I was so so mad after reading it. I do agree that they forgotten secrets part was a bit disappointing, because I mean really? Some scattered convo between Oralie and Kenric about this mysterious Elysian thing? Really makes me wish that they still had Kenrics cache. But still an amazing book! A must read before Keeper 9 comes out.

Apr 08, 2021

I'm just here to say two words: FOSTER-KEEFE!!

Mar 25, 2021

So same question I added for Legacy. People love Fitz, Sophie, Keefe, Wylie, etc. BUT... DO NONE OF YOU LIKE... TAM?! I mean I rlly like him, he’s my fav character along with Linh. She and me understand each other. Lin to Linh. LOL!! if you like Tam pls like it!

Feb 20, 2021

The "fun extras" where okay,but some parts, I will admit, were a tad boring. Definitely do not read if you have not read the other books in the series. Loved the pictures and the novella was nice, though I felt like it didn't really answer Legacy' s cliffhanger and it was a little weird. Keefe acted like a different person. Overall, good read for a KOTLC fan.

Feb 19, 2021

THIS WAS SUUUUCH A GOO BOOK!! (Well, the Novella was at least). I DO wish that it was all Keefe's point of view, BUT I'm not gonna complain. !!! I can't wait for the ninth book to come out!! Also, WHYYY KEEFE!?!?! AND at least she now has a chance with Keefe now that Fitz is out of the picture!!😀😃😄

Feb 06, 2021

I liked this book. Being able to read the registry was pretty cool, and I liked the recipes. Another thing to do in quarantine. I like the cinnacreme recipe a lot. I also liked the art. She did do a lot of A.N.'s, when all I wanted to do was read, but it did show us what Sandor, Grizel, Bo, Ro, Flori, Elwin, Livvy, Amy, Quan, Mai, Prentice, Cyrah and Wylie look like. I also skipped to the Novella at the end, but it kinda was disappointing about the Forgotten Secret. Not going to spoil.

Also, that was pretty good about Keefe's new abilities. But a polyglot? Why that?

Anyway, overall, I'm gonna give this book a 4 1/2.

GO TEAM FOSTER-KEEFE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Unlocked was a great book, with lots of fun extras! I've been wanting to see a lot of this official art for a while now and learn more about each of the main characters! (Sadly, I did not learn more about the Great Gulon Incident.) However, like most of the other comments, I wish that there were less "fun extras" and more "story". I get that this was a novella, but I think that all the big events and the big plot twists were too big and a bit too good to be true. The plot went a bit faster than the previous keeper books. (or at least as I thought) Overall, it was a good book to read...but I feel like Shannon Messenger is running out of ideas. To me, books 1-6 were a lot more engaging. Hopefully, when book 9 comes around, the plot will be less rushed.

Jan 10, 2021

You know what. I should have said this a LONG time ago but here it is. If this were a real-life situation I COULD HAVE JUST USED MY SPYBALL TO FIND ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE NEVERSEEN, FIND ALL THEIR HIDEOUTS, AND FIND ALVAR... But I know it won't happen in this story because that would make it too easy UwU

I had read the first book for my library book club and it was ok. I didn't continue but my dad became obsessed! He got this book, Unlocked, and read it in two days! He really enjoys the series and is hooked. From him to you (but me writing this), It's AWESOME!!!

Really great! The guide in the first part is great for reference, and I especially liked reading through aaaaaalll of Sophie's medical files and aaaaaalll of Keefe's prank reports. I also love how Keefe went through with [NAME REDACTED] and edited all of his sections on the registry file. :)

The novella at the end was great too. I loved how Shannon Messenger switched between Sophie and Keefe's points of view. I don't want to spoil anything, so I won't say what happens that I love so much, but the novella is definitely worth reading.

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