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I would recommend this book to a 12-13 year old with an interest in fantasy and folk tale and a taste for horror and the surreal. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Cecilia Mauceri
I liked the vivid descriptions in this book and it had a new take on the afterlife that I liked. I would like to read the sequel on my kindle. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Nancy Larsen
A beautiful story with amazing descriptions and an atmosphere only found in the best Asian films. Hollywood couldn't do it justice.Published 23 months ago by Amazon Customer
I laughed and cried with Melanie. Though I mostly cried. This bold tale of a girl who goes to find her mom is an amazing read.Published on February 8, 2013 by Anon.
Fourteen-year-old misfit Melanie Tamaki comes home from school, having been bullied as usual, to find that her sickly alcoholic mother has vanished. Read morePublished on February 27, 2012 by Rachelphoenix
A fascinating mythology
Interesting cast of characters
A believable heroine
Teaches valuable lessons
A few... Read more