[Reading] ➬ Shadowed Summer ➳ Saundra Mitchell – Valtrex-4.us

Shadowed Summer Iris Is Ready For Another Hot, Routine Summer In Her Small Louisiana Town, Hanging Around The Red Stripe Grocery With Her Best Friend, Collette, And Traipsing Through The Cemetery Telling Each Other Spooky Stories And Pretending To Cast Spells Except This Summer, Iris Doesn T Have To Make Up A Story This Summer, One Falls Right In Her Lap.Years Ago, Before Iris Was Born, A Local Boy Named Elijah Landry Disappeared All That Remained Of Him Were Whispers And Hushed Gossip In The Church Pews Until This Summer A Ghost Begins To Haunt Iris, And She S Certain It S The Ghost Of Elijah What Really Happened To Him And Why, Of All People, Has He Chosen Iris To Come Back To

[Reading] ➬ Shadowed Summer  ➳ Saundra Mitchell – Valtrex-4.us
  • Hardcover
  • 192 pages
  • Shadowed Summer
  • Saundra Mitchell
  • English
  • 22 October 2018
  • 0385735715

    10 thoughts on “[Reading] ➬ Shadowed Summer ➳ Saundra Mitchell – Valtrex-4.us


  1. says:

    I love books set in the South The Prince of Tides, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, The Witching Hour Unfortunately, most of them are full of tired stereotypes fried chicken is not the only thing people eat in the South and take place in towns that feellike a set of True Blood than actual places in the South.This is NOT the case in Shadowed Summer Saundra Mitchell has crafted a novel so real, I could feel the sweat dripping down my neck and found myself standing with the frid I love books set in the South The Prince of Tides, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, The Witching Hour Unfortunately, most of them are full of tired stereotypes fried chicken is not the only thing people eat in the South and take place in towns that feellike a set of True Blood than actual places in the South.This is NOT the case in Shadowed Summer Saundra Mitchell has crafted a novel so real, I could feel the sweat dripping down my neck and found myself standing with the fridge door open ...


  2. says:

    If I had seen this book in the bookstore I would probably never have picked it up A ghost story A graveyard on the cover Looks like horror occult so very not my thing.And then I would have missed out on a beautifully written, fantastically characterized, gripping, suspenseful, and touching book.Saundra Mitchell s writing is rich and sensuously evocative, yet so easy and na...


  3. says:

    L estate dei quattordici anni sempre inquieta, ancora di pi se si vive nella noiosa Ondine e ci si inventa giochi di ogni tipo per vincere la noia, nell attesa di poter andare via.MA questa estate diversa perch lo spirito di Elijah Landry entra in contatto con Iris Lei e l amica Colette cercheranno di fare luce sul mistero della sua scomparsa o morte ormai pi di vent anni fa.Un ro...


  4. says:

    Wow Seriously Wow.I just finished Shadowed Summer and I absolutely loved it It s the kind of book where the second I close it, I just want to open it back up and read the whole thing again It s an amazingly fantastic book it was SXSW in Austin when I was reading this and even though I m a music fiend, I actually skipped a concert I d planned on going to because I HAD to finish reading Shadowed Summer The characters are so authentic, understandable, and sympathetic that you feel for each a Wow Seriously Wow.I just finished Shadowed Summer and I absolutely loved it It s the kind of book where the second I close it, I just want to open it back up and read the whole thing again It s an amazingly fantastic book it was SXSW in Austin when I was reading this and even though I m a music fiend, I actually skipped a concert I d planned on going to because I HAD to finish reading Shadowed Summer The characters are so authentic, understandable, and sympathetic that you feel for each an...


  5. says:

    This is a tight, can t put down ghost story in which two girls and the dread Boy who attracts them both go seeking a boy who disappeared from their small town when their parents were teenagers Mitchell raises echoes of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD as the kids get information from different citizens of the town, painting a portrait of it in their meanderings Iris is the one who attracts Elijah s ghost, and she spends the book balancing her discoveries with her friendship wither rapidly maturing Colett This is a tight, can t put down ghost story in which two girls and the dread Boy who attracts them both go seeking a boy who disappeared from their sm...


  6. says:

    I loved Shadowed Summer, a beautiful confection of deftly handled prose, mystery and extremely lovable characters The end is shocking and sweet, much like the rest of it.Where y at, Saundra Mitchell I hope a bookshop near me, often, for years to come.


  7. says:

    This novel will be haunting me for sure In case you didn t know, I m not a big fan of ghost stories, because I am the biggest wuss I remember when I read Buffy the Vampire Slayer in the third grade this was long before the tv show, there was actually a movie starring Kristy Swanson and Luke Perry, the book was by Richie Cusick anyway, I couldn t sleep for weeks And I used to watch ...


  8. says:

    actually, a 2.5 stars


  9. says:

    At first I wasn t totally sure about this book I don t read much mystery or ghost stories so I didn t know what to expect I wasn t really expecting to like it, but I still felt compelled to read it for some reason Turns out that was a good thing Quick Overview Iris and her best friend Collete are 14 and live in a tiny and boring Louisianna town They spend the hot summer days pretending to cast spells in the cemetary, one day though Iris actaully sees the ghost of a boy He continues to hau At first I wasn t totally sure about this book I don t read much mystery or ghost stories so I didn t know what to expect I wasn t really expecting to like it, but I still felt compelled to read it for some reason Turns out that was a good thing Quick Overview Iris and her best friend Collete are 14 and live in a tiny and boring Louisianna town They spend the hot summer days pretending to cast spells in the cemetary, one day though Iris actaully sees the ghost of a boy He continues to haunt her and cause her problems He only ever tells her the same thing though, Where y at Iris The ghost is of a boy named Elijah who dissappeared from the small town years ago Iris is determined to figure out how he died, with the help of Collet...


  10. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Anyone who has grown up in a small town will understand the frustrations and limitations that Iris and her friend Collette feel For a teen its not fun to see the same people do the same things day after day And a graveyard is a strong temptation one that I found irresistible at their age and in their situation I could, despite being a decade older then either Iris or Collette, easily identify with them Mitchell writes their reactions believably and with honesty who hasn t gotten tired of Anyone who has grown up in a small town will understand the frustrations and limitations that Iris and her friend Collette feel For a teen its not fun to see the same people do the same things day after day And a graveyard is a strong temptation one that I found irresistible at their age and in their situation I could, despite being a decade older then either Iris or Collette, easily identify with them Mitchell writes their reactions believably and with honesty who hasn t gotten tired of their friend who is constantly flirting and dragging you into their busy couples life only to make you feel like an outsider Or anxiety that what you had with that friend is disappearing as you grow older and have less in common Mitchell s history with screenwriting is especially apparent...

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