These last three books in the Spiderwick Chronicles, Lucinda’s Secret, The Ironwood Tree, and The Wrath of Mulgarath, by Holly Black, aren’t really quite complete books. Although there was an overarching story that was fairly obvious, books 1 and 2 held their own as individual books, containing everything a book needs. Not so with the last three in the series. Each of them has a plot, but the beginning is in book 3, the middle in book 4, and the end in book 5. As such, I’m reviewing them all together. (Reviews of books 1 and 2 are found here and here.

As three books that are actually one book, they’re a decent book. (more…)