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  1. says:

    This book starts out a little similar to Inkheart by Cornelia Funke The father buys unusal and antique books and sells them to dealers In the begining we see him with his daughter, Daphna, also a lover of books Later we are introduced to her twin brother Dexter, who is not so fond of books The father finds an strange book that has words of nonsense in it and tries to sell it to a local book store full of magic book...


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    I have to admit, I was biased in favor of this book from the moment I read the title I thought it was a both a marvelous and ingenious invention calling one s novel The Book of Nonsense Having now read The Book of Nonsense, I can honestly say that my good opinion of this book was not misplaced This is one terrifically fast paced and dynamite read As a rule of thumb, I tend to read books very slowly, carefully absorbing every nuance of every word in a book But The Book of Nonsense was so gripping that I couldn t pace myself Instead, I was swept up into the wild and furious white knuckled ride that author David Michael Slater has engineered from the depths of his wonderful imagination The Book of Nonsense is quite a departure from your average children s books It is the tale of two young twins, 12 year old Daphna and Dexter Wax who are unwittingly forced to participate in a series of events that lead to the discovery and deadly pursuit of a mysterious 12,000 year old book loosely referred to as The Book of Nonsense Daphna and Dexter are your average kids who face the everyday struggle of learning how to grow up, in this case, a task made difficult since they are forced to grow up without their mother Unfortunately for the children, their father, Milton, ...


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    The Book of Nonsense by David Michael Slater return return Don t let the title fool you this book is anything but nonsense return return Twins Daphna and Dexter couldn t be different, but they are forced to work together when there father discovers a very old and mysterious book Daphna and Dexter soon discover that the words in this book can literally change the world When someone evil gets a hold of the book it is up to them to stop him I don t want to give too much of the story away as there are quite a few twists and turns return return Thoughts This was a quick and fast passed read that I quite enjoyed Words can be very powerful I think that the author used this idea any interesting way I also enjoyed the characters of Daphna and Dexter They were both very sympathetic and well developed characters In particular I liked Dexter because of his struggles with dyslexia.It must have been difficult for him hiding this secret from everyone I didn t feel as sympathetic towards Daphna as seem came off as a bit of a know it all My only complaint about their father s character didn t seem to be as well developed However the story really focuses on the Daphna and Deter so maybe my complaint is unfounded Still it bothered me for some reason return return Their were also some twists and...


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    The day before their thirteenth birthday the father of feuding twins Daphna and Dexter Wax, Milton, returns from a book scouting trip with a mysterious old book Daphna immediately knows what to do with it She wants to take it to the new rare book shop that just opened up in earlier in the summer, The Antiquarian Book Center ABC Somehow the blind owner of the shop, Asterius Rash, mesmerizes Milton into giving him the book and promising to have Daphna return the next day to be his assistant What baffles both Daphna is that the book was full of nonsense The writing was in an unknown language and these nonsense words seemed to change right in front of her eyes Suddenly her father is stuck ill overnight and Daphna is forced to team up with Dexter in order to solve the mystery of the book because things aren t as they seem at The ABC and their lives are unexpectedly in danger.The Book of Nonsense is Book One in a planned five book series I enjoy...


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    Daphna loves going to bookstores and everything about them from choosing a book to trading books You can imagine Daphna s excitement when a new bookstore opens called The Antiquarian Book Center Daphna calls the bookstore ABC This bookstore is not like anything Daphna has ever experienced ABC only specializes in books about magic Also what is up with the owner, Mr Rash He is one odd bird After only spending a short time with Mr Rash, Daphna s father comes home acting really weird Come join the adventure with Daphna For only being thirteen, I thought Daphna was very smar...


  6. says:

    I downloaded this book about 4 years ago on my Nook I would ve bought the next book but surprise, surprise alas the next book is not available on Nook Or Kindle So I set aside the book as well as my curiosity when lo and behold 4 years later I suddenly decide to read it agai...


  7. says:

    Hailed as the Da Vinci Code for young adults, David Michael Slater brings us into the realm of the Sacred Book series with the first book in the series The Book of Nonsense Read my review here


  8. says:

    The Book Of NonsenseHmmm, at times this was an interesting even exciting book At other times it was just plain boring, read it and make up your mind.


  9. says:

    my uncle wrote it and it s great


  10. says:

    Welcome to the world of lost languages, rare books and scary men who want to control everything Welcome to the Book of Nonsense, the first book in the Forbidden book series We are introduced to Dex and Daphna a set of twins , they are as different as night and day Dahpna is a book lover and Dex well not so much He loathes it to be exact They are thrown into a mystery when their father brings home a very rare book that the dealer at the new book store wants really bad They have to work together so they can figure out the book of nonsense and unravel the clues that will show them the destiny that they are about to embark on I honestly can say that when I started reading this book I got sucked in right away Being an avid reader I knew what Daphna felt like walking into the book store and how she felt when she read There is nothing like a good book The story takes off when their father brings home a rare book and shows it to Asterius Rash a very creepy and I mean creepy book dealer But there is to Asterius then meets the eye As you read into the book you see that Asterius wants the twins ...


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The Book of Nonsense (Sacred Books: Volume 1) Before There Were Books, There Were Words Of Power, And Those Who Spoke Them Could Rule The World Dexter And Daphna Wax Don T Quite Fit In, Even With Each Other She Loves Reading And He Loathes It, But Neither Is Pleased By Their Special Thirteenth Birthday Gift, A Ruined Old Book Full Of Nonsense.But The Moment It Enters The Twins Lives, Bizarre Things Begin To Happen Why Is Their Father, Who Found The Book, Suddenly So Distant Is The Old Man Who Took It From Him Some Kind Of Hypnotist Why Is A Giant, Red Eyed Boy Stalking Them Now Dex And Daphna Have To Work Together To Stop The Old Man From Ruining Their Lives But As They Unravel The Secrets Of The Book Of Nonsense, They Will Discover The Truth About Their Own Extraordinary Destiny.