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Kelly Barnhill

3.6 of 5 Votes: 1
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Books by Kelly Barnhill
The Witch's Boy (2014)
4.06 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Young twin brothers decide to make a raft and sail to the sea. The raft falls apart and their father has to decide which child to save from drowning. The little boy Ned is saved, but the entire village believes the father saved the wrong boy. And so begins this fairy tale of a st...
Iron Hearted Violet (2012)
3.77 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Barnhill is the author of The Mostly True Story of Jack, which impressed with its depth and detail. She falls a little short in this tale of a princess whose ordinary, even homely looks make her a little self-conscious, since of course, princesses are supposed to be beautiful. ...
The Mostly True Story of Jack (2011)
3.41 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Introducing a dismal totalitarian dystopia through the eyes of a naive but brightly inquisitive protagonist, Fforde miraculously manages to wrap a deeply disturbing and philosophical book in frothy silliness and humor. What could have been ponderous and impenetrable is instead f...
Witch's Boy (2014)
4.04 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: This enchanting story contains some fairy tale tropes, but does not slavishly follow them, and breaks the rules so subtly and organically that you hardly even notice the rule being broken. The story deals with grief and loss in a way that is true and raw, and does not at all cond...
Spegeln : en skräcksaga (2013)
3.41 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I grabbed this book from the library after learning it from a friend, and it was a decent read and quick read. I like the idea of the story and it is pretty intriguing to follow Jack from a barely unnoticeable being to someone special. However, this book have a few cons. I pers...
Mostly True Story of Jack, The (2012)
3.41 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: This was one of the most interesting and truly unique MG fiction books I've read in a long time, and 3/4 of it had my neck prickling in anticipation of the next chapter. The final 1/4 had me wanting to shake the thing until all the answers fluttered out, and then slap it for good...
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