The Magnificent 12 Free from Amazon Kindle Store

The Magnificent 12: The Call With Bonus Material by Michael Grant is a free children’s / young adult book pre-order today from the Amazon Kindle store, which means if you place your order Amazon will deliver the book (for free) to your Kindle on its release date of August 9th.  With these pre-orders, we never know how long they will last so if you are interested, I strongly suggest you click here or type in into your computer’s web browser and place the order now.  This author is one of my soon-to-be 7th grader’s favorite author’s – she even talked me into buying one of his books for $8.99 earlier this week!

While this version with the “bonus material” (probably a preview of an upcoming book) is new and does not have a description yet in the Amazon Kindle store, the “regular” version has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 27 customer reviews.

Here is the regular version of the book’s description from the Amazon website:

Twelve-year-old Mack MacAvoy suffers from a serious case of mediumness. Medium looks. Medium grades. Medium parents who barely notice him. With a list of phobias that could make anyone crazy, Mack never would have guessed that he is destined for a more-than-medium life.

And then, one day, something incredibly strange happens to Mack. A three-thousand-year-old man named Grimluk appears in the boys’ bathroom to deliver some startling news: Mack is one of the Magnificent Twelve, called the Magnifica in ancient times, whatever that means. An evil force is on its way, and it’s up to Mack to track down eleven other twelve-year-olds in order to stop it. He must travel across the world to battle the wicked Pale Queen’s dangerous daughter, Ereskigal—also known as Risky. But Risky sounds a little scary, and Mack doesn’t want to be a hero. Will he answer the call?

A laugh-out-loud story filled with excitement and magic, The Magnificent Twelve: The Call is the first book in bestselling author Michael Grant’s hilarious new fantasy adventure series.

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