Other Words for Smoke

Other Words for Smoke

by Sarah Maria Griffin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062408914
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 03/12/2019
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 214,467
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

Sarah Maria Griffin lives in Dublin, Ireland, in a small red brick house by the sea, with her husband and cat. She writes about monsters, growing up, and everything those two things have in common. This is her first novel. You can visit her at www.sarahgriff.com.

 

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Other Words for Smoke 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
JillJemmett 14 days ago
This was an exciting story. It’s unique because it’s a mix of suspense, fantasy, and a little bit of horror. This story was unique in the narratives. The focus switched between characters. Most of it was written in third person, but when it switched to Bevan’s perspective it became second person. I’ve only read a short story written from the second person perspective, so this was new to me. In second person, the narrator speaks to “you.” Bevan was in an unusual position in the story, so it makes sense that she had an unusual narrative. The ending of the story was quite surprising. I loved the mix of horror and fantasy. There were a lot of magical elements, such as a cat who could talk and an owl who lived in the walls of the house. I think it has elements of horror too, in the way that the house’s layout would change, which disturbed the characters. I really liked this mix of genres. I loved this story! It’s a great, unique book. I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.