CATSS Critics: The Unwanteds

This entry has been published on October 15, 2021 and may be out of date.

The Unwanteds: Island of Silence, by Lisa Mc Mann.

Reviewed by Elena C.

The Island of Silence by Lisa McMann is the second novel of The Unwanteds series. The protagonist is Alex Stowe, who has a doppelganger, Aaron Stowe.  Alex lives in a world called Artime, where there is much creativity and magic, created by Mr. Today, the head mage.  Aaron lives in a world of order and darkness, but his world was shoved into chaos by Artime.  He vows to destroy his brother and Artime and Alex learns how to become a head mage from Mr. Today.