Two years have passed since Janie Scott last saw Benjamin Burrows, the mysterious apothecary's defiant son who stole her heart. On the other side of the world, Benjamin and his father are treating the sick and wounded in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam.
But Benjamin has also been experimenting with a magical new formula that allows him to communicate with Janie across the globe. When Benjamin discovers that she's in trouble, he calls on their friend Pip for help. The three friends are thrown into a desperate chase around the world to find one another, while unraveling the mystery of what threatens them all.
Acclaimed author Maile Meloy seamlessly weaves together magic and adventure in this breathtaking sequel to The Apothecary.
©2013 Maile Meloy (P)2013 Penguin Audio
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"Good Adventure Story"
I honestly only downloaded the first book because she was the narrator. I had just finished the Kathy Reichs YA series she narrated and she has become one of my favs. This book is as good as the first, if not better. Decent story. Great narrator!
I am not much of a bookworm but when I get into books I just cannot stop reading. This book was one of them, I started with, "The Apothecary" and saw that it had a sequel to it, "The Apprentices", so I got the book and read it. About half way through I started listening to it on Audible, and the narrating was fantastic, it also contributed to creation of imagery in your head. I did not really know what to expect in this book except Benjamin finding a way to get to Janie. It was so much more filled with adventures and details then I expected. (SPOILER) Last but not least, the most memorable part was when Benjamin saw through Janie's eyes when Raffaello was kissing her. I felt kind of felt bad for Benjamin, but it was so cute at the end where Janie held Benjamin's hand during the play. This book was one of my favorite and I strongly recommend it!
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