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City of Ghosts: 1

City of Ghosts: 1

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I find the music addition in this story just brilliant because, in my opinion, it makes the whole book more interesting and original. When her parents are presented with an opportunity to host a TV show that takes viewers on a tour of the scariest cities in the world, Cassidy and her family pack up and head to their first destination, Scotland. Als wäre dies hart genug, da der Täter fast keine Spuren hinterlassen hat, holt den Leuntnant seine Vergangenheit ein. The absolute stand out feature of this novel is the sheer richness and wealth of historical and social detail, without it disrupting the natural flow of the plot itself, and with a real sense of keeping the reader engaged with this extra level of interest. The overall atmosphere of this book is immaculate and I’m so excited to read future installments in this series.

The events of the book are set post war during Stalin’s reign and it certainly made me appreciate how lucky we are not to have lived in that place at that time. Based around the British massacre of Indians at Amritsar in 1919, Rai’s seventh novel for young adults moves seamlessly through time, place, belief and genre. I’m seeing a lot of negative reviews from long-time Schwab readers who feel that it isn’t scary enough or is too predictable, and obviously everyone has the entire right to their own opinion, but to offer another perspective: as someone who is a long-time middle grade horror fan, I feel that this story absolutely excels at accomplishing its goals.

With the help of a newly found friend Cassidy finds out that there is a reason she can see ghosts, and a job she must do. I have read quite a few books set in this particular period, and can honestly say that Creed does bring something new and fresh to this genre of crime fiction.

Since cassidy '' died '' and came back too live she has the abbility too travel here and see ghostst. City of Ghosts ☪☾✩ Iss the first book in queen Ve Schwab her middle grade urban fantasy triology about a girl , Cassidy that can see ghosts and who also happends too have this sarcastic ghost friend as a side kick. Of course, this book is by Victoria Schwab, and I don’t know if the woman is altogether comfortable with writing a story without any sadness. Despite the bizarre nature of her everyday life, Cassidy is such a level-headed, calm child, and I loved that about her character.

I'm not sure if this will appeal to all of Schwab's readers since it is MG but I enjoyed this SO much more than her Monsters of Verity duology, and I cannot wait to see what city we get to explore next! A well written book set in 1951 post war Leningrad which brings home the horrors of the Stalinist era. So, all in all I’m really happy I’ve read this story and can’t wait to read the next books in this series. Like, Cassidy does have a cat named Grim, but they aren’t brought up very much, and when they are it is in their carrier. traces the adventures of Nancy Kington and Minerva Sharpe as they sail the high seas, often fighting for their lives, in the hope of gaining glory and riches.

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