The Mystery of Grace
Publish date: March 17th 2009
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 269
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Urban Fantasy
Why I Read It: I found this a few years ago in the bargain section at work and decided to pick it up because I had been meaning to read more de Lint (I had read The Blue Girl in high school). He's pretty huge when it comes to contemporary/urban fantasy and I was curious to see what else he had to of...
Three and a half stars, rounding up.Very nicely woven book. I always love de Lint's use of language and description, but he keeps his focus on the plot and character relationship here more than getting lost in the setting. The characters, Grace and John, became very real, and the side characters int...
This is the first de Lint I've read. I liked the story and the world of the Alverson Arms but I would have liked it more if the "bad guy" had been badder and maybe the love story a little more important to the storyline. I did like Grace's character but I found that I wanted to know more about the o...
Just a great book. As usual, Charles de Lint's books have a certain quality to them that is both light and solid. The subject matter is can be important and sometimes heavy but the way that he tells a story is nothing short of magical.This book is not apart of the Newford collection but it does take...