Review of The Ersatz Elevator (A Series of Unfortunate Events #6) by Lemony Snicket, Brett Helquist (Illustrator)

The Ersatz Elevator (A Series of Unfortunate Events #6) by Lemony Snicket, Brett Helquist (Illustrator)

Review: Okay the pace of these books are picking up fast. And so are the story plots, because they can’t keep going to different relatives who keep killed. So I am really loving the expansion on the plot line  and the growth of the characters.

I am also really liking the growth and evilness of the villains, Count Olaf and now his girlfriend. Lol. What is even happening right now. I was so surprised by this in this book, like he can people to actually like him or his acting. Ha! I must be going crazy.

But overall I am super loving how much I am enjoying myself reading these book. I mean I can just read them in one sitting if that’s all I do for an hour or two.

Ugh, but I keep getting my hopes up that they have found friends or just a tiny spec of happiness. Then its all taken away again, I really need to not get excited or happy. But it just seems to keep happening.

Favorite quote: N/A

Would I? Do a reread? Not right now, but maybe after I have read the whole series.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars.

Edition: Hardcover, 259 pages.

Young Adult. Fiction. Children’s. Fantasy. Mystery. Mature Themes.

Published February 20th 2001 by HarperCollins.


Dear Reader,

If you have just picked up this book, then it is not too late to put it back down. Like the previous books in A Series of Unfortunate Events, there is nothing to be found in these pages but misery, despair, and discomfort, and you still have time to choose something else to read.

Within the chapters of this story, Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire encounter a darkened staircase, a red herring, some friends in a dire situation, three mysterious initials, a liar with an evil scheme, a secret passageway, and parsley soda.

I have sworn to write down these tales of the Baudelaire orphans so the general public will know each terrible thing that has happened to them, but if you decide to read something else instead, you will save yourself from a helpful of horror and woe.

With all due respect,

Lemony Snicket

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