"A well-framed historical, with a wholly realized setting and believable, rich, likable characters. (Historical fiction. 14-18)"
"Between Charlotte's delirious thought patterns, her endless attempts at wordplay and some of the unsexiest make-out scenes in teen literature, it is unlikely that readers will develop an attachment to anyone in this story. (Fiction. YA)"
A day in 16-year-old Charlotte's life on Bleak, an island of the coast of Maine, contains more chaos than a season of your average TV drama.
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