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Beneath the Haunting Sea by Joanna Ruth Meyer
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This is not an easy book to rate, and so I am not going to rate it. While I had some nitpicks, my overall impression is as follows: I inhaled this book in two sittings, particularly enjoying the homage to gothic romances a la Jane Eyre, the Austenesque moral sensibilities and the trippy final act. If an unconventional Austen by way of Bronte mashed into a Silmarillion pastiche sounds like your cup of tea, then you'll have fun reading this book.
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Reading Progress

January 5, 2018 – Shelved
January 5, 2018 – Shelved as: to-read
October 21, 2018 – Shelved as: fantasy
October 21, 2018 – Shelved as: rating-pg
Started Reading
October 22, 2018 – Finished Reading

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message 1: by Christopher (new)

Christopher Kou "Unconventional Austen by way of Bronte mashed into a Silmarillion" sounds right up my alley. Thanks for the review.


message 2: by Suzannah (new) - added it

Suzannah It's definitely a YA novel, fyi ;)


message 3: by Christopher (new)

Christopher Kou Not a problem. I've got a fair amount of YA literature on my bookshelf.


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