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Genre: Fantasy

*could be spoilers ahead


The main character looks in a mirror and sees a strange version of himself or herself. College is sort of a drag. Until the weird shadow version of yourself pulls you into the mirror and you land at Penderghast College.

Additional Comments:

  • The book had a nice balance between classes, new spells, budding romances, frivolous school things, and building friendships. And mortal danger for the MC.
  • This round, Pixelberry asked what your MC would be into from the beginning. I found that interesting. Usually, the love interests are chosen through the choices. And pretty much in most of the stories you could romance everybody.
  • You’re introduced to a gang of sidekicks, two ladies and two guys. But Aster’s not really a full part of the crew this game.
  • I think the stakes this round were just right. The bad guy’s after the MC for a reason.
  • The beginning chapters worked out fine, but I really loved the ending chapters. There’s danger and action and you finally get to use those lovely spells you’re supposed to be hording throughout the game.
  • The frog turned out to be a decent companion.


It’s always expensive to play games where you have to collect something like mystery clues. I’m also a sucker for pets. I settled for a frog knockoff the first round, but second round, I may choose the seahorse looking one. I think the series probably has some replay value.

Associate links to follow…

Available Audiobooks: I have free codes for almost everything.

The Collins Case – 2 FBI agents track down a kidnapped family. Kid friendly.

If fantasy’s more your thing, go Redeemer Chronicles. The first, Awakening, is available as an audiobook.

Ashlynn’s Dreams Shorts – a kid deals with her parents’ divorce, bullies, and the wonder of discovery.

Try The Dark Side of Science – Genetically altered kids fight for the right to live.

Beyond Broken Pencils – Contemporary literary tale of a school shooting. Ian unleashes his inner demons on his classmates and teachers…

Scratched Off – FBI agent vs a serial killer. When Sam Kerman sets out to hunt a serial killer, he has no idea how personal the case will become.

5 Steps to Surviving Chemistry – A primer for chemistry students. Breaks down concepts into simple terms. 

5 Steps to Better Blurbs – A book for writers looking to improve their book descriptions

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