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A Monster Calls - Patrick Ness
A Monster Calls
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Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9781742678856 (1742678858)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Edition language: English
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Not Quite Home
Not Quite Home rated it
5.0 Truth, Pain, and the Monsters within
Never having seen or even heard of the movie, I stumbled across this accidentally and decided it sounded interesting enough to give it a try. I won’t write any spoilers here, but I will say that when someone you love dearly has cancer, the layers of pain, multiple truths, and myriad emotions accompa...
Abandoned by Booklikes
Abandoned by Booklikes rated it
5.0 When Grief Comes Calling
Wow. I never watched the movie, so had no idea what "A Monster Calls" was about. All in all this was a very moving book that hits you in all the right places. I do wish the ending had tied things up a bit. However, I get that the author, Patrick Ness, realized he didn't need to spell things out for ...
Bark at the Ghouls
Bark at the Ghouls rated it
5.0 A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
I had this book on my Audible app for too long and decided to listen to it for #SpringHorror and though I wouldn't consider it a true horror novel, it felt more like a dark fable/fairytale rooted in modern times, it did have some horrific elements. A young boy dealing with a whole lot of awful, is...
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it
This was a good book. It's not like there was anything necessarily bad about it. Cool story and a creative way of approaching the subject of loss and grief. I think my expectations were too high for it though. I had heard really great things about it and wanted to read it before seeing the movie. I ...
A Reading Vocation
A Reading Vocation rated it
5.0 Book 55/100: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
I rarely give books five stars, but this one just gave me so many feels.I already knew that Patrick Ness is an excellent writer, at least when it comes to his YA work. But this book was staggeringly beautiful, dealing with tragedy in a way that is real and raw and not full of the melodrama or romant...
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