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Ghost Time

By Joe Applegate, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Daring and confusing story about love and time.

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With chapters alternating between past and present, some readers might like the reality-bending aspect of GHOST TIME; others may find it confusing. The plot turns on whether artistic Thea will be reunited with her nerdy boyfriend, who disappears for reasons unknown.

The first in a trilogy, this installment leaves many mysteries unresolved and might lose some readers before the sequels appear. The story grows stronger as it reaches deeper into Thea's past, fraught with self-cutting, and the healing she achieves through the love of her first boyfriend.

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