Review: Summerlost by Ally Condie

Summerlost_BOM.inddSummerlost by Ally Condie

My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars
Received: Bought
Publication Date: March 29th 2016
Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers
Point of View: 1st Person & Feminine
Recommended Age: 8+
Genres &  Themes: Middle Grade, Contemporary, Family, Friendship, Summer

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It’s the first real summer since the devastating accident that killed Cedar’s father and younger brother, Ben. But now Cedar and what’s left of her family are returning to the town of Iron Creek for the summer. They’re just settling into their new house when a boy named Leo, dressed in costume, rides by on his bike. Intrigued, Cedar follows him to the renowned Summerlost theatre festival. Soon, she not only has a new friend in Leo and a job working concessions at the festival, she finds herself surrounded by mystery. The mystery of the tragic, too-short life of the Hollywood actress who haunts the halls of Summerlost. And the mystery of the strange gifts that keep appearing for Cedar. Continue reading

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