I love the warm feeling that the holidays bring. Seeing that this book would revolve around Christmas, I knew it was a must read and I was excited to read about these best friends. Nick and Noel embodied the warm feeling of love and comfort that every Hallmark Christmas movie captures. Their dialogue and complete […]
From TJ Klune, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The House in the Cerulean Sea, comes Under the Whispering Door, a new contemporary fantasy about a ghost who refuses to cross over and the ferryman he falls in love with.
When a reaper comes to collect Wallace Price from his own funeral, Wallace suspects he really might be dead.
Instead of leading him directly to the afterlife, the reaper takes him to a small village. On the outskirts, off the path through the woods, tucked between mountains, is a particular tea shop, run by a man named Hugo. Hugo is the tea shop’s owner to locals and the ferryman to souls who need to cross over.
But Wallace isn’t ready to abandon the life he barely lived. With Hugo’s help he finally starts to learn about all the things he missed in life.
When the Manager, a curious and powerful being, arrives at the tea shop and gives Wallace one week to cross over, Wallace sets about living a lifetime in seven days.
By turns heartwarming and heartbreaking, this absorbing tale of grief and hope is told with TJ Klune’s signature warmth, humor, and extraordinary empathy.
“Have you heard of the legends of sleeping kings? The legends that heroes like Llewellyn and Glendower and Arthur aren’t really dead, but are instead sleeping in tombs, waiting to be woken?” The story is about a group of four boys (and a girl… eventually) that’s looking for the body of old Welsh King Glendower, […]
WARNING: SPOILERS OF THE DARKEST STAR IN THIS REVIEW. CHECK OUT MY TDS REVIEW. After such a long wait, we’re finally back for more. And as always, Jennifer’s writing just flows and grips you, you feel everything she wants you to feel and more, and as much as you try to slow down, the words […]
Book CW: Hoarding, abandonment The quotes used on this Review were taken from the ARC and may change after publication. This story as a whole brought me back to these old typical YA contemporaries I used to read in High School all the time, and that made me feel really nostalgic and happy. As every […]
I really, really wanted to like this book. And I didn’t dislike it necessarily, I just felt like it tried to do too much in a short amount of time. Kingdom of Souls felt like three books rolled into one, and I would have liked to see the plots spaced out, especially since I am […]