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Into the Glades

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Grieving kids seek dead dad in touching Southern fantasy.

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The death of a parent is a major trauma, and this heartfelt fantasy offers a way toward acceptance. In Into the Glades, author Laura Sebastian depicts a village in crisis, and puts her characters through an emotional wringer as they explore their growing magical powers and wrestle with the meaning of mortality. Sebastian keeps the story from becoming too heavy by providing lots of action and comic relief (one character produces magical boogers). Into the Glades is a captivating stand-alone fantasy, with a setting and characters worth visiting again.

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