The Circle by Mats Strandberg Strandberg, Mats & Mats Strandberg
The Engelsfors Trilogy--Book 1

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...the authors lazily trot in a succession of adult witches to explain matters..They also dispel rather than intensify the atmosphere of creeping horror by turning much of the potion- and magic-making into clumsy attempts at comic relief.
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On a night after the apparent suicide of high school student Elias Malmgren, a blood-red moon fills the night sky.

Minoo wakes up outside her house, still in her pajamas, and is drawn by an invisible force to an abandoned theme park on the outskirts of town. Soon five of her classmates―Vanessa, Linnéa, Anna-Karin, Rebecka, and Ida―arrive, compelled by the same force. A mystical being takes over Ida’s body and tells them they are fated to fight an ancient evil that is hunting them. As the weeks pass, each girl discovers she has a unique magical ability. They begin exploring their powers. The six are wildly different and definitely not friends . . . but they are the Chosen Ones.

In this gripping first installment of The Engelsfors Trilogy, a parallel world emerges in which teenage dreams, insanely annoying parents, bullying, revenge, and love collide with dangerous forces and ancient magic. An international sensation with rights sold in 26 countries, The Circle is razor-sharp and remarkable from start to finish.

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About Mats Strandberg Strandberg, Mats & Mats Strandberg

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Sara B. Elfgren began her career in the film industry as a screenwriter. As a script doctor, she has been involved in several Swedish film and TV-productions. She has a master's degree in Film Studies. Mats Strandberg is a journalist and a regular columnist for Sweden's biggest evening newspaper Aftonbladet. In 2004, the organization Sveriges Tidskrifter (Sweden's Newspapers and Magazines) awarded him the title of Columnist of the Year.
 
Published May 2, 2013 by The Overlook Press. 608 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books. Fiction
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on Mar 17 2013

...the authors lazily trot in a succession of adult witches to explain matters..They also dispel rather than intensify the atmosphere of creeping horror by turning much of the potion- and magic-making into clumsy attempts at comic relief.

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