Middle-Grade Book Review: The School for Good and Evil #2 A World Without Princes by Soman Chainani

Posted December 10, 2022 by jrsbookr in Fantasy / 0 Comments

by Soman Chainani
Middle-Grade Book Review: The School for Good and Evil #2 A World Without Princes by Soman ChainaniA World Without Princes Series: School For Good And Evil #2
Published by HarperCollinsPublishers on December 10, 2022
Pages: 433
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When Agatha wishes she'd chosen a different Happy Ending, she accidentally reopens the gates to the School for Good and Evil. But when the girls return, they notice that the world they knew has changed. Witches and princesses reside at the School for Girls, where they've been inspired to live a life without princes, while Tedros and the boys are camping in Evil's old towers. A war is brewing between the schools, but can Agatha and Sophie restore peace? Can Sophie stay good with Tedros on the hunt? And whose heart does Agatha's belong to -- her best friend or her prince?

Review:

 

This book takes a new, fascinating twist on fairy tales—an epic sequel to The School for Good and Evil, one of our family favorites. From the looming halls of the Evil school to the hidden terrors of the vast Blue Forest, a thrilling, wild adventure is sure to appear. You can find out the next episode of not-quite-so-happily-ever-after in this wild, fast-paced quest to reunite the schools and end the wars between girls and boys, good and evil. I found this book fascinating, fantastic, clever, and thrilling as Agatha and Sophie continue a dangerous adventure through their fairy tale.
When Agatha and Sophie return to the School for Good and Evil, they learn that wishes have changed the schools to all girls and all boys. What happens when you eliminate princes from the fairy tales and boys are left without their princesses?

About Soman Chainani

Soman Chainani’s debut series, THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL, has sold more than 2 million copies, been translated into 29 languages across six continents, and will soon be a major motion picture.

Each of the five books in the series — THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL, A WORLD WITHOUT PRINCES, THE LAST EVER AFTER, QUESTS FOR GLORY, and A CRYSTAL OF TIME — have debuted on the New York Times Bestseller list. Together the books have been on the print and extended lists for more than 35 weeks.

The sixth and final book in the series will be released in 2020.

A graduate of Harvard University and Columbia University’s MFA Film Program, Soman began his career as a screenwriter and director, with his films playing at over 150 film festivals around the world. He has been nominated for the Waterstone Prize for Children’s Literature, been named to the Out100, and also received the $100,000 Shasha Grant and the Sun Valley Writer’s Fellowship, both for debut writers.

Soman lives in New York City.