The characters. I cannot put into words what these characters have come to mean to me. Finn and Gideon are two of my absolute favorites, and saying goodbye to them was difficult; but I was really happy with the way things worked out. I really loved getting more of Griffin and Basil in this one, too. I loved their cameos in the last book, and I'm so excited to start the Griffin series to get to know them even better.
The writing and world-building in these books are absolutely beautiful. It makes my heart ache a little to think I won't be revisiting Colorado or Ireland with these characters anymore; they were written with so much detail that it felt like I was truly standing there with them within the pages. I know it won't be long, though, before I pick up book one and begin this adventure again. These may be middle-grade books, but there is something in the Adventures of Finnegan MacCullen series for all ages. There's humor and heartbreak and plenty of adventure. I for one know that this is a series I'll be re-reading for many years to come and that someday my own kids will love it as much as I do. I'm so grateful to Darby Karchut for giving me such an amazing world to love and be a part of. I may be leaving this series for now, but it's definitely not leaving me. <3
A huge thank-you to the author for providing me with a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.