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Publisher's Summary

Alex and Conner Bailey's world is about to change, in this fast-paced adventure that uniquely combines our modern-day world with the enchanting realm of classic fairytales.

The Land of Stories tells the tale of twins Alex and Conner. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, they leave their world behind and find themselves in a foreign land full of wonder and magic where they come face-to-face with the fairy tale characters they grew up reading about. But after a series of encounters with witches, wolves, goblins, and trolls alike, getting back home is going to be harder than they thought.

©2012 Christopher Colfer (P)2012 Hachette Audio

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Some of the book reminds me of my book

What did you love best about The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell?

I liked it, the voices were interesting at times and the ideas well thought out especially the finish of snow white a really interesting outlook

What did you like best about this story?

Goldilocks on the run

What does Chris Colfer bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

The voices not like the voices in my head but ok still i guess

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No. Fuck drm

Any additional comments?

No

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So so good.. must read!

Loved the story! Very inspiring and charming. All the characters are beautifully tied together... Great narration by Chris Colfer! Can't wait to hear the next book!

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Love it!

What made the experience of listening to The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell the most enjoyable?

The way in which he reads and changes his voice for each character is really amusing to hear :D

What other book might you compare The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell to and why?

I guess the other books in the series? XD If not those, then I am unsure...

What about Chris Colfer’s performance did you like?

I liked his voice changing for each character, and that he clearly pronounces his words.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

I haven't finished it all yet, so not yet, I'm part way through chapter two

Any additional comments?

Can't wait to finish reading!! :D

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  • Andrew Baum
  • 12-10-17

Amazing BOOK

Alex and Conner are Two twins who one falls asleep
In class but what happens when they fall into a book The twins have to collect the wishing spell items
to go back home

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  • Mrs K Barton
  • 09-28-16

Great book.

I really enjoyed this book even as an adult. Well performed and a joy to listen to. I will definitely be buying the next one!

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  • MW27
  • 09-05-16

Super audio

I loved listening to all the adventures Alex and Conor Bailey had. It was very good to be listening to it whenever I had the chance to listen to it

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  • JK
  • 02-08-16

Magical

This book was the embodiment of a good kids/young adult book. Wait,scrap that. Is a book for all ages and I certainly enjoyed the land of stories and Alex and Conner's journies! A must read. 👍👍👍

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  • Birgit Thaller
  • 06-16-14

!!!This is a GREAT story!!!

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I would defiantly recommend this book to girls and boys over the age of nine, my ten year old daughter loved it so much that we got the sequel.

What did you like best about this story?

I loved the way it's so imaginative.

Which character – as performed by Chris Colfer – was your favourite?

I likens everyone.

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It made me laugh a lot and in the end I cried I bit because it was such a GOOD book and I was sad it had finished!..

Any additional comments?

I would defiantly recommend this book to anyone!!!

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  • Jennifer Pinchiaroli
  • 04-27-14

Horrible narrator

Is there anything you would change about this book?

the narrator makes us all dizzy since she speaks incredibly fast. I am American and still i can't take her speed!

Would you ever listen to anything by Chris Colfer again?

sure, story is ok. But it is very predictible. only chose as it was the assigned reading for my 9 year old for his book club.

Who might you have cast as narrator instead of Chris Colfer?

Anyone but her!!!!

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  • Agatha
  • 05-28-16

Best story Ever

I love the image you get in your head. For 7+ and boys or girls. 999/100

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  • Jacqueline Rogers
  • 08-09-17

Imagination plus

Chris' way of interweaving old-school fairy tales is so great! Young adults can relate to his descriptions of items and characters. Chris' performance of reading these wonderful books adds to the likableness of the tale.

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  • Fletcher Ivey
  • 10-29-16

AMAZING!!

Love this series, great books, awesome author!!!😀😀😀😀😀😀Absolutely amazing
everyone should listen to these books!😊
#TLOS THE LAND OF STORIES