Review by Jill Williamson
David and Xander continue their quest to find their mom, searching the passages in their magical home. This time they follow Phoebus to his homeland, a place they never dreamed really existed. This gets David and Xander in all kinds of trouble.
This was a fun read but probably my least favorite of the series so far. Allow me to explain. This six-book series is really one big fat story. So book five reads like you’re really close to the end, but not close enough to be satisfied, which I suppose is the point. Whirlwind itself is the first three-quarters of an adventure that David and Xander embark upon, and you don’t get to find out how it ends until you read book six, which I did right away. *grin* So, if you’re going to read Whirlwind, be sure to have Frenzy close by. And if you haven’t read any of these, be sure to start with book one: House of Dark Shadows. This series needs to be read in order. Fun stuff.
Age Range: 12 and up
Part of a Series: DeamHouse Kings, book 5
Pages: 314 pages
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Jill Williamson is the author of the medieval fantasy novel By Darkness Hid. An avid reader, she started Novel Teen Book Reviews to help teens find clean and entertaining books to read and is excited with the new direction the site has taken. Jill also runs an online website for teen writers at www.teenageauthor.com where she enjoys helping new writers develop their skill. She and her husband have worked with teens in the youth pastor role for the past eleven years. You can learn more about Jill on her website at www.jillwilliamson.com.