Notes from Ghost Town - YA Review by Juno

Reader: Juno B-C
Age: 13
Title: Notes From Ghost Town
Author: Kate Ellison
Publisher: EgmontUSA
Pub Date: 02/12/13
Galley: Yes
Top 25: No
Convince us to read the book: This book was good, but not great. It was realistic fiction, but also had aspects of the supernatural; however, you couldn't really tell if it was all in her head, or if it was "real". The dialogue was written as if the author wanted to seem like a 16 year old girl, but had never met a person that age.
Memorable or Forgettable:  It had the courage to take a girl and her best friend, and kill one of them off in the very beginning, yet still managing to keep both of them involved.
Cover: The cover doesn't quite match the book. It makes it seem like you are reading a book about a dead girl, when really it's the girl talking about the death that happened in her life.
Age Range: 12 through 15
Quality: 3Q Readable
Popularity: 3P Some teen appeal
Additional Comments:  If you are a big fan of people whose lives are somewhat dysfunctional and hard to deal with, you will really like this book.

tags:  paranormal romance / suspense / ya lit

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