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A Fistful of Sky - Nina Kiriki Hoffman
A Fistful of Sky
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Gypsum LaZelle is the middle child in a gifted family of witches and warlocks. But unlike her siblings, she has no gift to call her own. Until she wakes from a fever--and discovers that she possesses a strange and frightening power.
Gypsum LaZelle is the middle child in a gifted family of witches and warlocks. But unlike her siblings, she has no gift to call her own. Until she wakes from a fever--and discovers that she possesses a strange and frightening power.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780441011773 (0441011772)
Publisher: Ace
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Series: LaZelle (#1)
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By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it
0.0 A Fistful of Sky
This is a marvelous and deeply weird book–weird in the sense that I’m not sure if I actually liked it or not. The children of the LaZelle family are supposed to come into their power in their teens, but Gypsum alone of her siblings has reached her twenties with no power at all. She has determinedly ...
Merle
Merle rated it
3.5 A Fistful of Sky by Nini Kiriki Hoffman
I enjoyed this, a cozy fantasy novel set in modern California. It reminded me a bit of Elfland, with its real-world though non-urban* setting and its focus on a close-knit and eccentric family with hidden magical powers – though A Fistful of Sky lacks the romance and melodrama of Elfland, as well as...
Merle
Merle rated it
3.0 A Fistful of Sky
I enjoyed this, a cozy fantasy novel set in modern California. It reminded me a bit of [b:Elfland|6276214|Elfland (Aetherial Tales, #1)|Freda Warrington|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1312032095s/6276214.jpg|6459697], with its real-world though non-urban* setting and its focus on a close-knit and ecc...
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4.0
It's nice to see a ya book with a MC that is plain-looking, over weight, and for a long time not stays at the center of "adventure". Leaving out the fantasy element it's a powerful story of a person & a family's self discovery, with the happiness and harshness of real life.
cindywho
cindywho rated it
This was the most engrossing creepy wish fulfillment fantasy I've read in a while. Gypsum is the one untalented sibling in a family of people capable of magic. There's no magical boarding school and kids do to each other the nasty things that kids do to each other, but even more so. It's the sto...
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