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Guardian of the Dead by Karen Healey
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it was amazing
bookshelves: youngadult, mythological, fantasy

I bought this book (and had it signed) at AussieCon this year, and I'm so glad I did - it was one of my favourite books this year. A gorgeous YA fantasy/urban fantasy, the plot is a little complicated to summarise, so I won't. It's beautifully written, fast-paced, and incredibly heart breaking in moments (yes, I might have cried). I also found the Maori mythology really fascinating - Guardian of the Dead isn't really set up for a sequel, but I would love to read more set in this world.
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Reading Progress

September 25, 2010 – Started Reading
September 25, 2010 – Shelved
October 1, 2010 – Finished Reading
November 20, 2010 – Shelved as: youngadult
November 20, 2010 – Shelved as: mythological
November 20, 2010 – Shelved as: fantasy

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