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This Isn't What It Looks Like (The Secret Series Book 4) [Kindle Edition]

Pseudonymous Bosch
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (95 customer reviews)

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Book Description

The Secret Series continues in this dangerous and daring fourth adventure.

Cass finds herself alone and disoriented, a stranger in a dream-like, medieval world. Where is she? Who is she? With the help of a long-lost relative, she begins to uncover clues and secrets--piecing together her family's history as she fights her way back to the present world.

Meanwhile, back home, Cass is at the hospital in a deep coma. Max-Ernest knows she ate Time Travel Chocolate--and he's determined to find a cure. Can our expert hypochondriac diagnose Cass's condition before it's too late? And will he have what it takes to save the survivalist?

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Editorial Reviews


Praise for The Name of This Book Is Secret
"Equal parts snarky and delightful." (Booklist )

Praise for If You're Reading This, It's Too Late
"Laugh-out-loud funny." (School Library Journal )

Praise for This Book Is Not Good for You
"Lemony Snicket-like humor and decoding puzzles through research and handy gizmos...will not disappoint loyal readers." (VOYA )

About the Author

Pseudonymous Bosch is the author of the New York Times bestselling Secret Series, and a self-confessed chocoholic with perfect vision. He occasionally wears glasses, but those are just a part of his disguise. Where does he live? That's for him to know and you to find out . . . or not.

Product Details

  • File Size: 2595 KB
  • Print Length: 421 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: B009ZN0ED6
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; 1 edition (September 21, 2010)
  • Sold by: Hachette Book Group
  • Language: English
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #49,290 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Series for Advanced Readers February 1, 2011
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
My son is seven. He devoured the Harry Potter books, but I had him stop after book five. At that point, I was in a real quandry. I needed a book series that would have an age appropriate story line yet challenge him with vocabulary and reading comprehension without being too taxing. The Secret Series was the perfect solution for my young voracious reader.

This book will appeal to both boys and girls as there are two main characters of each gender. Plus, the girl isn't overly "girly", so she doesn't turn my son off.

The entire series of books has mystery, intrigue, and loads of humor. However, I do recommend starting with book one and reading the subsequent books sequentially.
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14 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Love the Series October 11, 2010
I love this series as much as my third grader does. In trying to describe this book to others the only words that seem to fit together are intellectually silly. My daughter and I read this book out loud to each other and were in tears when in the early chapters we were busted by the author for doing just that. Keep them coming Bosch!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars LOVE THIS BOOK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! September 25, 2011
Format:Kindle Edition
This series is soooooo good. i have them all. pseudonymus is also a laugh and a half. i am learing thingsin the books at the sametime as enjoying them.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Series! September 24, 2011
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My daughter loves The Secret Series and couldn't wait for this book to come out! This author has an intriguing way of getting and keeping kids interested in reading, kudos.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Buy this- it`s the best read of a decade! January 27, 2011
Format:Kindle Edition
i think i know why pb didnt reveal his first name, because then people would try to hack his writing secret out of him. i spend 10 hours of my day reading (sleeping and school take up the rest of the day) and i have never seen or read a better author than pseudonymous bosch. this book is the leading suspense to the fifth book. go cass, and GO PB 4 EVER!!!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This isn't what it looks like January 6, 2011
A Kid's Review
A girl named Cassandra is in a coma. In the past she and her friend Max-Ernest have stolen an item from their principal. The Tuning Fork. When Max-Ernest can't fix the potion/elixir with the fork. His boss in secrecy tell shim to try mid reading. Ever since Cass has been in the hospital he is not a chatter box anymore. If he is able to control his new chocolate addiction and his emotions hidden will he have a chance to get Cass out of her come that takes place during the renaissance. To find out what happens and why she is in a coma, read: This Isn't what it Look's Like
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8 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This isn't what it looks like October 16, 2010
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
My avid 9 yr old reader couldn't put down these series of books. They are great for young readers. Hardcover was half on amazon then at the book store. It came to me flawless.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Courtesy of Teens Read Too June 13, 2011
Gold Star Award Winner!

Cass is back, and now she might be in grave danger. She's swallowed the dreaded Time Traveling Chocolate and is stuck in the past. To make matters worse, she's disoriented, confused, and not sure who or where she is. With the help of a long-lost relative, she'll try and fight her way back to the present.

Meanwhile, in the present, Cass is in the hospital in a coma. Max-Ernest and Yo-Yogi are worried sick about her and aren't sure what is causing her condition.

Two races against time, life and death on the line, crucial clues that could be vital to the present. Can Max-Ernest and Yo-Yogi put the pieces of the puzzle together in time to save Cass? Can Cass find both herself and her way back to the present?

An action-packed adventure for reluctant readers. The characters are well-developed, and the plot is complex and well-crafted. Those who have read the first three books in the series who enjoy adventure, action, and mystery tales will enjoy this continuation in THIS ISN'T WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE.

Reviewed by: Kira M
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
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Published 22 days ago by hscrafter
4.0 out of 5 stars this isnt what it looks like
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Published 2 months ago by bookman
5.0 out of 5 stars My son loves this series
I am lucky to have a 9 year old boy who loves to read. Sometimes tough to find things he likes though. We stumbled upon this series (The Secret Series) and he really enjoyed it.
Published 2 months ago by GP22
5.0 out of 5 stars Surprising.
This book is surprising in many ways. It hooks the reader as they get closer to....
Sorry can't say. You'll have to read the book to find out. Read more
Published 3 months ago by TheaterGeek#13
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome series
I'm 10 and love this series!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It's a little confusing at first but you understand it better near the third book.
Published 4 months ago by sally
3.0 out of 5 stars Least favorite so far.
Definately not as good as the first three in the series. Good but not great. Wasn't fond of the time traveling. Kinda boring. Not as much action in this one. Read more
Published 4 months ago by 224perweek
5.0 out of 5 stars Almost peed myself
Thjs was the scariest and most exiting book I've ever read. I was scared to go anywhere alone thinking the same thing woud happen to me. If you're up for a challenge I say go ahed.
Published 4 months ago by Me006Anime
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing and Entertaining
This book is great for children 10-14ish because it's funny, mysterious, and full of adventure. I gave it a five star rating for the reasons above and the fact that Mr. Read more
Published 5 months ago by Leura Jones
5.0 out of 5 stars 5-6 graders love it
I did not read it but my grandchildren are raving about it and they do not read alot unless given a good book!!
Published 5 months ago by D. Aaron
5.0 out of 5 stars 😄😄😄
Awesome book! Very adventourous and fun! I would really want you to read it or recommend it to a friend.
Published 6 months ago by Zhiqiang L.
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More About the Author

Pseudonymous Bosch is the anonymous pseudonymous author of the Secret Series. Not much is known about him other than that he has a passionate love of chocolate and cheese and an equally passionate hatred of mayonnaise. Rumors of Boschian sightings are just as frequent and about as reliable as reports of alien abductions. If you ever meet anyone claiming to be Pseudonymous himself he is almost certainly an impostor. The real Pseudonymous is said currently to be hiding in a cave in a remote jungle (although there are contrary reports that he is somewhere in Greenland). You may contact him through his website

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