Picture the Dead
Publish date: May 1st 2010
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Pages no: 262
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Historical Fiction
, Military History
, Civil War
Starting this book I was leaning towards giving it a 3.5 stars but towards the middle, there was a plot twist that was too sudden between to characters that was probably very predictable to those that have read this book but it was too big of a change that my interest in the rest of the book dwindle...
I've been wanting to read this book for AGES so imagine how happy I was to a) get a signed copy at ALA and b) that it turned out to be AWESOME. This is set during the Civil War, and there are ghosts and conspiracies and interesting historically-accurate bits (including early Spiritualism, one of my ...
Blurb:A ghost will find his way home. Jennie Lovell's life is the very picture of love and loss. First she is orphaned and forced to live at the mercy of her stingy, indifferent relatives. Then her fiancé falls on the battlefield, leaving her heartbroken and alone. Jennie struggles to pick up the pi...
Jennie Lovell has lost much. Orphaned, she and her twin brother Toby go to live with her miserly relatives, where she eventually falls in love. Then she loses her twin brother to the Civil War, and now it looks as though she’s lost her fiancé, Will, too. Will’s brother Quinn is the only one to retur...
I didn't really have any idea what this was about when I picked it up but I was pleasantly surprised. I do wish the some of the captions/letters were larger though. I had a hard time reading some of the handwriting in the illustrations. The book was creepy and atmospheric and kept me on my toes. I...
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