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Paperback, First
Published November 18th 2019 by Troubador
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Pat
Dec 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I bought this book direct from the author at a library event. I was buying a copy for my niece but decided to buy one for myself as well and I’m really glad I did. In my opinion it’s a book that will appeal to readers of any age.
The story draws you in right from the first page with the strange events that happen to the main character, Jess. That story line is kept up throughout the book and brought to a satisfying and believable conclusion. The narrative is sometimes told by Jess and sometimes b
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Catherine Lebeter
Sep 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Oranges and Lemons is aimed at age 12+ but adults can lose themselves in its pages too. I was gripped from the first few lines and finished the book in a little over 24 hours. I was with Jessifer from the word go, hoping she would resolve the mystery. I loved the 6 year old ghost, Adeline, and felt so angry with her father for treating her so badly. Clementine, the ghost cat, and Jupiter, the live rat, were also great characters and the dialogue between Jess and her Aunt Ruby and also with her s ...more
Patricia Peacock
Oct 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I bought this book from an author event. I felt I had to write a review because I loved the book so much. Although it is mainly targeting young adults, in my 60's, I found it really gripping and enjoyable and did not want to put it down. The author gets you hooked immediately with Jessifer, the main character and all the ghostly going ons in York.
Paula's use of language and descriptions really brings the book to life. It is full of accurate facts and Jess and her friends go through real life sit
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Adele Sigston
Jan 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A fab. read! I enjoyed it from beginning to end. The story begins with a scenario that hooks you in and continues in this light throughout, leading to an exciting and captivating end. Set in the historic city of York the book links the history of the city to modern day times and the everyday traumas of teenage life. The beguiling story line is full of thrills and spills and I had trouble putting the book down, reading it in just three sessions. Everyone should read this - young and old alike wil ...more
Erin
May 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Really loved this book. Finished it in one and a half days, could not put it down. It made feel spooked more than once!
I highly recommend this book to other young readers or any one age group really. Good story.
Gilly
Oct 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This was the perfect read. I was given this as a gift and told it was a story for everyone and so it is.
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