Kirkus Star
Awarded to Books of Exceptional Merit

Series: Sixty-Eight Rooms

THE PIRATE'S COIN by Marianne Malone
Released: May 28, 2013

"Dedicated Sixty-Eight Rooms readers will have the patience to sift through, but if newcomers to the series start here, they just might abandon ship. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Sixth-grade sleuths Jack and Ruthie are no strangers to the magic of the miniature Thorne Rooms, but this time, changing the past may do more harm than good. Read full book review >
STEALING MAGIC by Marianne Malone
Released: Jan. 24, 2012

"A blend of magic, history and mystery for patient readers who want to catch the crook but don't necessarily need a good chase. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Mystery abounds once again in the miniature Thorne Rooms at the Art Institute of Chicago. Read full book review >
THE SIXTY-EIGHT ROOMS by Marianne Malone
Released: Feb. 23, 2010

Who hasn't seen the carefully composed exhibits of miniatures at a museum, or even a simple dollhouse, and wondered what it would be like to be small enough to walk inside? Read full book review >