Praise for the Liberty Frye Series

BOOK ONE: Liberty Frye and the Witches of Hessen

“As much as young readers will get swept away by the story—an integral part of developing imaginations and devoted young readers—they will also get swept away by the beauty of the prose that carries the story along.” The Children’s Book Review

“If you like witches, magic, strange happenings, and the cautious spilling of secrets, you will love Liberty Frye and the Witches of Hessen.Kids Lit Reviews

I highly recommend this book to anyone who enjoys YA fantasy. This book is the best I’ve reviewed. An amazing story.” Readers’ Favorite

“I loved this book from start to finish. I would recommend it to students ages 11 and up, though it has characteristics that would be appealing to readers of all ages. It would also be enjoyed by people who liked The Series of Unfortunate Events, as this book is similar in some ways.” LitPick

“Right from the start the story gets interesting and you don’t want to put it down. It deals with mystery, magic , a very strong friendship between two young girls and what they are willing to do for one another. ”

“Overall I thought this story was awesome! The characters in the book were great and you really got to know them.” This Kid Reviews Books

“This story is a delightful read, rife with details and culture from Germany. The author, J. L, McCreedy, dovetails the story with tales of classic literature from the legendary Brothers Grimm, drawing the reader on a fantastic journey through their homeland and the town of their birth.” (April 5, 2019 review by R.H. Roberts)

“Liberty Frye and the Witches of Hessen is a solid read with an interesting storyline and a fun plot. I’ll be adding it to my children’s TBR list.” Hott Books

“A fantastical adventure featuring magic, mystery, and some very quirky characters.” Mother Daughter Book Reviews

BOOK TWO: Liberty Frye and the Sails of Fate

“For all those who like adventure, mystery, magic spells, fantasy, strange happenings, and unpredictable things, this book will surely captivate and enthrall them.” Readers’ Favorite

The Liberty Frye series continues to be my favorite middle grade series for 2016. Liberty Frye and the Sails of Fate, will entertain adults and kids age 8 and above, especially those who love magic—in this case witchcraft— suspense, and unusual adventures across both time and space.” Kids Lit Reviews

“Just as exciting as the first book. The author, J. L. McCreedy, masterfully crafted a book full of action, adventure, and suspense that commanded my attention from beginning to end.” LitPick

Liberty Frye and the Sails of Fate is written with elegance, creativity, and rare verve: the sentences fly off the page and the characterizations put the reader right in the center of the action.” The Children’s Book Review

“Full of adventure, this fantasy tween novel is a page-turner. All characters are fun, endearing and have a well-defined three-dimensional aspect to them” Mami

“Another fun, exciting adventure in the Liberty Frye series.”

” Kids that love adventure and mystery are bound to love Liberty Frye adventures.  It’ll keep you on your toes and wanting to keep turning the pages to see what will happen next. ” The Blended Blog

BOOK THREE: Liberty Frye and the Emperor’s Tomb

“This is excellent writing, thinking, and adventuring all rolled into one. As Ine herself says of time, so could it be said of the Liberty series and the characters J.L. McCreedy has brought to life: it is akin to magic.The Children’s Book Review

“… like a cross between the adventures of Indiana Jones and Frodo Baggins quest to destroy the One Ring.”

“Action, magic, and loads of suspense. Those are the elements in store for readers of J. L. McCreedy’s Liberty Frye and the Emperor’s Tomb. I was absolutely blown away ….” LitPick