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Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick
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really liked it
bookshelves: read-in-2013, past-lives, new-gothic, the-old-ways

4.5 stars.
Amazing book, about two of my favorite subjects: (view spoiler)

Symbols, characters, and even words and phrases appear over and over in these interconnected stories, tying them all together. I loved every story--there's not a weak link here.

My one complaint is that I thought each story was too short! I finished each wanting more. Like Teeth, which I read earlier this year, I wish this book (though by a typically YA author) had been marketed for adults--I think that would have allowed it to be longer (and darker!).
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Reading Progress

December 4, 2012 – Shelved
March 2, 2013 – Started Reading
March 8, 2013 –
page 18
March 9, 2013 –
page 102
37.5% "I already wish this was longer."
March 9, 2013 –
page 144
March 10, 2013 – Finished Reading

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