Charlie Hernández the Castle of Bones (Charlie Hernández, #2) by Ryan Calejo

Charlie Hernández the Castle of Bones (Charlie Hernández, #2)

Inspired by Hispanic folklore, legends, and myths from the Iberian Peninsula and Central and South America, this bold sequel to Charlie Hernández & the League of Shadows, which Booklist called “a perfect pick for kids who love Rick Riordan” in a starred review, follows Charlie as he continues on his quest to embrace his morphling identity. Charlie Hernandez still likes to think of himself as a normal kid. But what’s normal about being a de...

Details Charlie Hernández the Castle of Bones (Charlie Hernández, #2)

TitleCharlie Hernández the Castle of Bones (Charlie Hernández, #2)
Release DateNov 12th, 2019
GenreFantasy, Mythology, Childrens, Middle Grade

Reviews Charlie Hernández the Castle of Bones (Charlie Hernández, #2)

  • Beth Mendelsohn
    I received an e-ARC of this book from Aladdin via Edelweiss. All opinions are my own.This book picks up shortly after the events of Charlie Hernández and the League of Shadows. Charlie, a Morphling, is still trying to control his manifestations. He is put to the test when the witch Queen Joanna is kidnapped. Charlie and Violet are transported to South America where they crisscross the continent, encountering people and demons from Hispanic and L...
  • Lenoire
    Charlie Hernandez likes to believe that he just an average run of the mill kid. Never mind that he slays demons and has an encyclopedia-like knowledge base of Hispanic and Latino mythology in his mind. And he is a Morphling, which allows him to manifest into any animal trait found in nature. While Charlie is getting used to his new "normal" life, he has to constantly watch out for the La Mano Peluda. However, when Witch Queen Jo is suddenly kidna...
  • Pam
    I received an electronic ARC from Simon and Schuster Children's Publishing through NetGalley.The second book in this series is a significantly longer book. Calejo continues to provide an action filled story for middle grade readers. My concern is whether readers will stay with the book during some of the longer descriptive sections. He introduces and further develops the mythological beings as well as providing further character development for h...
  • Holly Flora (Southern Girl Bookaholic)
    I'm gonna say this first, y'all need to read the first book in this series (Charlie Hernandez & The League Of Shadows) to fully understand this story or else it won't have that special vibe that you carry over from the first book!After the events of the first book well past Charlie and his family, Charlie is having to learn his new found power while trying to please his parents who don't want him out of their sight, especially mama. Only when a n...
  • Darla
    This is high-adrenaline! Charlie and Violet start in Portugal, go back to Miami, and then leapfrog across South America before heading through Costa Rica and El Salvador and then into Mexico ending their quest on the Day of the Dead. Castle of Bones picks up where League of Shadows left off and is filled to the brim with the legendary that Charlie's abuela has been telling him about since he was born. His connection to his abuela and his growing ...