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Shadowed Summer by Saundra Mitchell
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Apr 03, 2009

it was amazing
bookshelves: fantasy, youth
Recommended to Shelley by: Sarah Rees Brennan
Read in April, 2009

Sarah Rees Brennan called it a supernatural To Kill a Mockingbird - coming of age in a sleepy Southern town. I'd give it a 4.5 if I could, and I'd rather round up than down in this case. The atmosphere was incredible, the characterization just about perfect, the writing beautiful and haunting. It was genuinely scary in places and completely heartbreaking in others. There were some great twists and this is about as solid a ghost story as you can get. Creepy and wonderful and more than it seems.
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04/03/2009 page 120
62.5% "I am so into this book, it's paining me to do schoolwork instead of finishing it."

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