The bonus? My son, Leighton who is 15, wrote his own review:
NOTE: PLOT SPOILERS BELOW ! BEWARE !!
^ OR B E-10. LOL. Awesome book, I was often surprised when Andrew Peterson led up to a pretty cliche plot thing… only to do the exactly opposite of what I expected.
Gammon for instance, he’s the Robin Hood type leader of a rebel group who live in the icy ice prairies of the north portion of Aerwiar. He is planning (as far as we know for most of the book) to betray the asylum seeking Igiby family.
He goes so far as to have them bound and is about to deliver them to the new Gray Fangs of Dang, when he reveals that it was a spectacular ruse, and takes the evil Fangs by surprise and slays them in his own castle!
And then… The High King of Annieria, a.k.a. Tink Igiby, is taken by the black carriage and changed by evil sorcery into a Gray Fang. Woe to his family! LOL.
All I can say is: READ IT! 100,000 out of 10 stars!