The Journal of Curious Letters

The Journal of Curious Letters

Book - 2009 | 1st Aladdin pbk. ed. --
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What if every choice you made created an alternate reality? In The Journal of Curious Letters , Atticus Higginbottom, a.k.a. Tick, is an average thirteen-year-old boy until the day he receives a strange letter informing him that dangerous-- perhaps even deadly--events have been set in motion that could result in the destruction of reality itself. Tick will be sent twelve riddles that, when solved, will reveal the time and place of an extraordinary happening. Will Tick have the courage to follow the twelve clues and discover the life he was meant to live? Tick's journey continues in The Hunt for Dark Infinity ! Mistress Jane and the Chi karda are back. Tick and Mistress Jane race to find the deadly Dark Infinity weapon. But who will destroy it--and who will become its master?
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Simon & Schuster Children's Pub., 2009, c2008.
Edition: 1st Aladdin pbk. ed. --
ISBN: 9781416991526
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Characteristics: xi, 506 p. --
xi, 506 p. --
xi, 506 p.


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Sep 03, 2018

this book was AWESOME. like PJO Hoo awesome. tick is rlly funny. i would read this series back to back, multiple times. like my cousin.

Dec 06, 2015

This is by far the best book in the series. The rest were a.)bland b.)followed a pattern that was bland or c.)wanted to make me hit some sense in to Tick. Which makes me really sad, because he was such a good character in this book.

JCLChristiH Jan 23, 2014

I love that the author has given the reader an opportunity to discover the meaning behind each clue given to the characters on their own while progressing through the story.

Aug 19, 2012

It is a really good book and I recommend it to those who like adventure into the depths of reality

Aug 15, 2012

i cant stop reading

Jul 19, 2012

A very good book. Makes you think about what is important and what is not in your life. Allows you to consider how your choices may affect others as well as yourself. Examines the strugles of a 13 yr old and desires to be like others, or not. Would recomend to my grandchildren to read, if they had not already done so. Have currage and read this series.

BPLNextBestKids Jan 10, 2012

Thirteen-year-old "Tick" Higginbottom begins receiving mysterious letters full of clues that hint at an upcoming disaster that could wipe out the human race. He is being asked to help stop this disaster. The clues are being sent from all over the world signed only by ‘MG’. Tick, picked on at school decides that this is his chance to make a difference. He chooses to do his part to help save the world… little does he know however that by making the choice to help, he is putting himself and his family in grave danger! He is attacked by robotic gnats and encounters ‘tingles’ – ghost-like forms that make a high-pitched shriek that can drive you insane… not to mention his confrontation with the evil Mistress Jane! This is a great read for boys (girls, too!). Full of action and clues to decipher! Two more books are available in this series.
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Apr 19, 2011

This is a really interesting book :) I saw it and was intrigued by the cover then bought it right away because Brandom Mull (Author of Fable Haven) said it was good on the cover :P didn't regret it though!

Apr 15, 2011


Mar 24, 2011

it looked boring at first but than i was amazed at what i was reading

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Mar 04, 2011

ahmad_11 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 18


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