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Ever since their family’s amulet disappeared, lots of bad luck has come the way of Nong May’s family. Jess and her family arrive for a visit and get lost in the Mystery of the Golden Temple – maybe they can bring some good luck back to the lovely orchid house.

Hott Review:

What I liked: “Mystery of the Golden Temple” is awesome! I loved how much I learned about the Thai language and people. There are tons of amazing facts and stories included while not feeling preachy or taking away from the mystery.
I can’t imagine anyone not enjoying this book, it’s so completely filled with amazingly vivid imagery that you feel like you’re in Thailand with the girls.
What I didn’t like: It ended a bit quickly.

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Author: Lisa Travis & Adam Turner (Ill)
Source: Kindle Free Read on October 27, 2014
Grade: B+
Ages: 6-12
Setting: Thailand
This Counts for these Challenges: 2015 New Authors Reading Challenge, 2015 What’s In A Name Reading Challenge — a color, 2015 Read Your Freebies Reading Challenge, 2015 Women Challenge, Monthly Mix-up Mania, 2014 Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge
Series: Pack-n-Go Girls

Author Bio:

Lisa Travis dreamed of faraway places ever since she was a little girl who explored National Geographic magazines every month. Looking for ways to discover the world, Lisa studied at the University of Freiburg in Germany, traveled the USA in a Volkswagon camper, and lived and worked in South Korea. She currently finds ways to pack and go by creating global executive leadership programs that take her to cool places like Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Brussels, Copenhagen, and Prague. Her experiences around the world inspired her to create Pack-n-Go Girls. Lisa lives, bikes, and skis in Colorado with her husband, two kids, and two dogs.

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