The Girl Who Chased the Moon
Publish date: March 2010
Pages no: 293
Edition language: English
Emily Benedict came to Mullaby, North Carolina, hoping to solve at least some of the riddles surrounding her mother's life. But the moment Emily enters the house where her mother grew up and met the grandfather she never knew, she realises that mysteries aren't solved in Mullaby, they're a way of li...
This was a fairly short book (280 pages) so I managed to breeze through it. I read this several years ago, and liked it okay, but honestly didn't recall why parts of the book didn't gel with me. Now reading years later, I get it. I really loved "Garden Spells" and "Sugar Queen". In fact I hope I lan...
This one lost a whole rating point simply because the title had no connection to the story. I hate that. Various spoilers abound, so be warned. I borrowed the book from my local public library, and some previous borrower had done me a huge favor: She (or he) had neatly underlined in pencil all...
Charming magical realistic story with a lot of heart.
The Characters: Emily BenedictVance ShelbyJulia WintersonWin CoffeySawyer Anderson The Story: The semi supernatural story of a girl coming home to a family/town she didn’t know she had. After Emily’s mother passes she goes to live with her previously unknown grandpa Vance. As she discovers her mothe...
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