Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Book Recommendation: Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan

One of my favorite books of the year - one of my favorite books in general, really - is finally out today: Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan. I liked it so much that I reviewed it on GoodReads, which is something I basically never do. Here's what I said:
This book was completely delightful. I laughed, I cried, I sent the author irrational emails in the middle of the night calling her horrible names . . . but in a good way! Because she created these characters and made me care about them so much and then messed up their lives in such deviously brilliant, awful, perfect ways . . .

Well, let me back up. In case you have not heard, Unspoken is the first in the Lynburn Legacy series about an awesome girl reporter, her imaginary friend who just might be a real boy, and their friends(...ish), banding together to figure out what they heck is happening in their sleepy little British village and how they and their families are involved in it. There's mystery and suspense and magic and romance and family secrets and friendship and a Gothic manor and creepy woods and a no-nonsense heroine and a hero with All The Feelings and basically everything you could want in a book.
You should read it. You really really should. Yes, you. Want to win a copy? Check out this Tumblr contest. Already bought a copy? Check out this Tumblr contest.

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