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Review: The Sweetest Dark (Shana Abe)

The Deets:
Audience: YA
Pages: 352
Publisher: April 2nd 2013 by Bantam
ISBN: 9780345531704
genre: fantasy
source: eARC from Netgalley


“With every fiber of my being, I yearned to be normal. To glide through my days at Iverson without incident. But I’d have to face the fact that my life was about to unfold in a very, very different way than I’d ever envisioned. Normal would become forever out of reach.”

Lora Jones has always known that she’s different. On the outside, she appears to be an ordinary sixteen-year-old girl. Yet Lora’s been keeping a heartful of secrets: She hears songs that no one else can hear, dreams vividly of smoke and flight, and lives with a mysterious voice inside her that insists she’s far more than what she seems.

England, 1915. Raised in an orphanage in a rough corner of London, Lora quickly learns to hide her unique abilities and avoid attention. Then, much to her surprise, she is selected as the new charity student at Iverson, an elite boarding school on…

The Lost Girl read-along: Week 6

This week we are beginning Part 3 while reading pages 296-362. That's chapters 1-7 of part 3 in The Lost Girl. If you missed out on last week's discussion, you can view it through the links below.


As you read this week, think about this question: Why is Eva not allowed to read Frankenstein? How do the themes and plot of Frankenstein relate to The Lost Girl?

For week 7, we will be finishing part 3 in The Lost Girl. I will post the discussion questions next Sunday, so check back then to post! Remember, you get 2 entries in the giveaway for every comment you leave on the blog, plus an additional 1 entry for posting on the Facebook page (LINK HERE). So don't be shy! It doesn't matter when you post either, just as long as it's before we finish the book.

Happy reading!

Week 1 discussion questions here.

Week 2 discussion questions here.

Week 3 discussion questions here.

Week 4 discussion questions here.

Week 5 discussion questions here.