As most of you probably know I rarely do reviews of YA novels-I do some but not many! The author sent me the blurb and it immediately caught my attention--I wanted to read it! There is quite a bit of fantasy in this novel which will catch you off guard as it did me. I have to admit that I could not tell from which story each family originated--actually I am still not positive! This is definitely a book any young girl would be able to read (as would her Mom which I always suggest-Mom's read first then hand them over!). I really can't write too much about this without giving it all away--so I will leave you with this thought--What fairy tale family is your family descended?
About the Book: (from Amazon)
High school senior Hanna Loch just suffered a blackout in front of her entire homeroom class. She hasn’t had one in over ten years, and she’s terrified—the last time she blacked out, she woke up with no memory of her life before. To make matters worse, no one can explain why it happens. For Hanna, bad things tend to come in threes.
And that doesn’t even begin to cover it . . .
When she learns she could be a descendant of someone who lived /once upon a time/, Hanna must put her trust in William Vann, a descendant of one of the most hated villains ever known. Their histories are intertwined in more ways than she expected, and he has answers about her past, answers even her family won’t share.
But is it safe to put her trust in someone who appears to be danger reincarnate, while trying to escape the darkness that tried to kill her ten years ago?
A loose fairytale retelling, GOLDEN is a story that’s /just right/, weaving together lost secrets, vengeful enemies, and what happens when fiction becomes reality.
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About the Author: (from the Author's Website)
Melinda Michaels is the author of Golden and currently lives in Milford, Pennsylvania. A self-proclaimed historian with a rare sense of humor, Melinda finds an immense amount of joy in knowing useless facts, exploring historical places and drinking copious amounts of coffee. When she’s not writing she can be found researching obscured time periods for her own amusement or refurbishing old furniture.
Melinda loves Philadelphia and visits often to enjoy the city with her husband Andrew. Together they have three rambunctious pets. Archie the Beagle, Winston the Boston Terrier and Beatrice the cat.
Golden is the first in a Young Adult magic realism, stand alone series and will be published by Reuts Publishing. The second book, Roses is complete while the third, Glass, is in the works. There will be five all together.
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