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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (6,055 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Pseudonymous Bosch Publisher: Hachette Book Group Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Secret Series Release Date:
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Within this book lies the secret to the best-tasting chocolate in all the world. I promise, your taste buds will tingle. Your palette will sing! Oh no, have I accidentally tempted you to read this book? I will warn you—the most delicious things are never good for you … and this story is particularly scrumptious!

In this tooth-rotting adventure, Cass’ mom has been kidnapped by the evil dessert chef and chocolatier, Señor Hugo! The ransom: the legendary tuning fork. Can Cass and Max-Ernest find the magical instrument before it’s too late? Will they discover the evil secret ingredient to Señor Hugo’s chocolate success?

If you’re tempted, take a taste, but just remember … this book is not good for you.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “What child could resist it? A deliciously dark and chocolatey book full of big chunks of crazy humor and a cast of mouth-watering characters…This Book Is Not Good for You is actually very good for you…The teasing, topsy-turvy world created by the scrumptious Mr. Bosch is guaranteed to have you laughing all the way to the next installment.”

    Lancashire Evening Post

  • “According to Hachette Audio, Kennedy and Morris are so believable in their roles as children that several listeners in house wondered about the casting policy for underage narrators!”

    Publishers Weekly (audio review)

  • “Chocolate facts, chocolate secrets! In this third volume penned by the mysterious Pseudonymous Bosch, the author is both the first-person narrator and a character in the book. Like an audio circus ringmaster, Joshua Swanson expertly juggles both parts, introducing other characters, directly asking the listener questions, whispering helpful asides, and encouraging our heroine, Cass (played with verve by Cassandra Morris), to forge on as she battles an evil dessert chef, rescues her kidnapped mother, and dodges some very deadly sweets. This bright mix of warm narration, fine acting, sound effects, and of course, chocolate is the recipe for one of the most innovative and entertaining children’s audio productions of the year.”


  • “Bosch again intersperses the story with warnings for readers and gives footnote explanations about types of chocolate…Although there is no secret code to unravel, fans of the first two books will find this sequel satisfying.”


  • Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Klaudias6 | 2/14/2014

    " I read ''This Book Is Not Good For You'' written by Pseudonymous Bosch. Once again, the author comes up with a sequel better than the rest of the series! Cass, Max-Ernest, and Yo-Yoji face the evil group called the Midnight Sun with a powerful legend of the tuning fork. One that will turn any ordinary-or-not substance into the most addicting and delicious delectable you can imagine! The leader, Mrs. Muavis, and her two assistants create the darkest chocolate of the darkest chocolates invented! A chocolate so strong, it will send you to your ancestors past. For Cass, a mission to find out her personal secret. I loved this book! The author combines your senses. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by googoo | 2/13/2014

    " This book was AWESOME!!! MAx-Ernest and Cass come back for their next adventure with Yoyoji. THeir mission: infiltrate the MIdnight Sun and get back Cass's mother who was kidnapped. Also: find the magical Tuning Fork, a fork that you can mix into any food and change the food into a different flavor. Overall a great read. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Keagan | 2/12/2014

    " Best book in the series so far, amazing book "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Cory Martinez | 2/4/2014

    " I thought that this book was pretty good. It is about three kids that are off to find one of theirs missing mom. They go up against a group of evil alchemists that will stop at nothing to know the Secret. This book will leave you non the edge of your seat. "

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