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Dust & Grim

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Sibs run funeral home for monsters in clever horror comedy.

Book Chuck Wendig Fantasy 2021
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Finding a unique voice for middle-grade characters can be difficult, but this lively horror comedy finds a welcome new angle. Author Chuck Wendig is a master of snappy patter and elegant plotting, and Dust & Grim puts his singular talents to good use. The idea of a funeral home for monsters is ingenious, the action scenes are well choreographed, and the mismatched siblings provide many touching moments as they try to suss out each others' motives, Although neatly self-contained, the narrative opens the possibility of further volumes, which should please middle-grade readers with a taste for the absurdly occult.

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