Publish date: 2015-05-12
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Maddie goes to stay with her mysterious grandmother in the Louisiana bayou. This is a lovely, quiet book, full of beautifully described magic. Maddie’s growing love for the bayou and its people drive the whole thing, while underneath there’s the threat of its destruction. I’d be curious to know how ...
3.5 starsWhile this was a nice blend of reality and magic during the summer of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, it didn't work for me as well as Ninth Ward and Sugar. I loved the relationships in the book; Maddy's love for her grandmother and her growing friendship with Bear, but the mermaids and th...