A Brief History of Montmaray US cover Sophie FitzOsborne lives in a crumbling castle in the tiny island kingdom of Montmaray, along with her tomboy younger. Aug 2, A Brief History of Montmaray is a heart-stopping tale of loyalty, love, and loss, and of fighting to hold on to home when the world is exploding all. Mar 8, The Paperback of the A Brief History of Montmaray by Michelle Cooper at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Does the arrival of two strangers threaten everything that Sophie holds dear?

That would be really boring to read about. Sophie FitzOsborne lives in a crumbling castle in the tiny island kingdom of Montmaray, along with her tomboy younger sister Henry, her beautiful, intellectual cousin Veronica, and her uncle, the completely mad King John.

Heartbroken that there was no more.

At the same time, it has a faster pace and greater level of intrigue to suit readers today. Mar 25, Deborah rated it it was amazing Shelves: Still, this is a great first book and I definitely would recommend it! The second was that the story is told through diary entries which in no way sounded true to that format—way too much detail and dialog. When she does refer to …more No sex or swearing. Publishers Weekly – Children’s Book Reviews. She worked as a speech and language pathologist for fifteen years, helping students with learning problems.


Junior Library Guild : A Brief History of Montmaray by Michelle Cooper

Love from your wonderful brother, Toby As usual, Toby’s histry was coded in Kernetin, which Toby and my cousin Veronica and I invented years ago so we could write notes to each other without the grown-ups being able to read them. And she loves him? Michelle Cooper writes novels for teenagers.

Jul 17, Miriam rated it really liked it.

Okay, Veronica does tell him that he only had his education because he was lucky enough to come from hishory family of merchants who could afford to educate him in the second book, anyway. Best of the Month, October You can finish this in an afternoon and I can’t imagine that you’d regret having spent those hours on this.

A Brief History of Montmaray

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Had Histkry been travelling in the s, Montmaray would have been on his itinerary, a tiny island in the Bay of Biscay, ruled over by a dotty king, Sophie’s uncle John. Set in the world is gearing up for turmoil, and it soon becomes clear that Montmaray will not be histkry. When reading this you get to really lose yourself in the book and leave your life, have an out-of-body experience.

I plowed through the last pages this morning before my son awakened. Knopf Books for Young Readers in October, She’s quiet, caring and observant yet she doubts her own abilities until faced with a crisis. But, the ending was so much the histlry that I bumped it up a notch.


But Princess Sophia is the storyteller of the FitzOsborne clan, hisory in A Brief History of Montmaraythrough her journal she tells the story of the late months ofas tensions simmer in a Europe on the brink of war. And then suddenly politics become very personal indeed.

Brother Toby was too glib there’s a reason but unfortunately his glibness can still override the ,ontmaray when it should have ceased to do so. I’m going to read either way, I’m just curious because from the blurb it doesn’t sound like it.

Michelle Cooper

WAY too much happens in the final quarter. I’d particularly recommend it to younger readers who like clever kick-ass princesses.

I can’t believe what just happened! But a lot of that is the second book and I should save it for another review. This is somewhat derivative, it strongly brings to mind I Capture the Castleup to secondary characters names Simonand as well in type o Meh.

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