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By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Moody, emo tale of star-crossed teens and haunted woods.

Book Shea Ernshaw Fantasy 2019
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Fans of angsty, doomy Gothic romance will find much to love in this tale of haunted woods, teens behaving badly, and a star-crossed couple facing dangers supernatural and otherwise. Protagonist/narrators Nora and Oliver are appealing and relatable as they fall in love while overwhelmed with a sense of wrongness and impending doom. But some readers may find there's a lot of foreshadowing, deer-in-the-headlights paralysis, and hand-wringing en route to Winterwood's eventual, and satisfying, payoff.

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