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Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea - April Genevieve Tucholke
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
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You stop fearing the Devil when you're holding his hand... Nothing much exciting rolls through Violet White's sleepy, seaside town...until River West comes along. River rents the guesthouse behind Violet's crumbling estate, and as eerie, grim things start to happen, Violet begins to wonder about... show more
You stop fearing the Devil when you're holding his hand... Nothing much exciting rolls through Violet White's sleepy, seaside town...until River West comes along. River rents the guesthouse behind Violet's crumbling estate, and as eerie, grim things start to happen, Violet begins to wonder about the boy living in her backyard. Is River just a crooked-smiling liar with pretty eyes and a mysterious past? Or could he be something more? Violet's grandmother always warned her about the Devil, but she never said he could be a dark-haired boy who takes naps in the sun, who likes coffee, who kisses you in a cemetery...who makes you want to kiss back. Violet's already so knee-deep in love, she can't see straight. And that's just how River likes it. A gothic thriller romance with shades of Stephen King and F. Scott Fitzgerald, set against a creepy summertime backdrop--a must-read for fans of Beautiful Creatures, The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer, and Anna Dressed in Blood.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780803738898 (0803738897)
Publisher: Dial
Pages no: 360
Edition language: English
Series: Between (#1)
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The Book Breakup
The Book Breakup rated it
2.0 Review: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by April Genevieve Tucholke
This was one of those books that I just don’t know how I feel about. It’s not bad, but I’m not sure I would describe it as “great" either. “Good” works, but it doesn’t quite convey this absence of feeling I have. It was unusual, for sure, which fits it right into the gothic horror category. V...
Luceat Lux Vestra
Luceat Lux Vestra rated it
1.5 Between Duology Review
Release Date: August 15th, 2013 and August 14th, 2014 from the Penguin Group Summaries from Goodreads: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea Between the Spark and the Burn So I decided to put the two books together since I read them back-to-back. In all honesty, I did not like this duology as I...
Jessica (HDB)
Jessica (HDB) rated it
2.0 Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by April Genevieve Tucholke
Well, happily, I can check another book off of my mountainous TBR that I missed and had to go back to. Since I first laid eyes upon this book, with its eerie cover and gothic sounding synopsis, I've wanted to read it. Sadly, I can't say that I enjoyed it as much as I hoped to. There was just too muc...
Smoke, Reads and Caffeine
Smoke, Reads and Caffeine rated it
4.5 "Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea" Review
When I chose that book through Goodreads, I had no idea what i was getting into. Well, using the Devil as a possible character could always end up as a huge fiasco - but here comes Tucholke's genius to teach me that you don't have to portrait the actual Devil, but if he is what you're searching for,...
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it
5.0 Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
Left alone while their artistic parents blow the last of their monies in Europe, twins Violet and Luke are running out of finances themselves to handle the expenses of living in Citizen Kane. This old and once beautiful, towering residence is being overcome with weeds, dust and peeling paint and Vi ...
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