The Weeping Books Of Blinney Lane
You may never look at a book the same way again...
Sarah Allister just wants a normal life running her bookshop and daydreaming about Henry, the handsome deliveryman—in spite of the three-hundred-year curse that rules her existence, along with the other shop owners on Blinney Lane, a niche shopping district in historical Salem.
Although unusual phenomenon occurs daily in her shop, contentment seems within reach—until her brother sends his spirited, teenage son, Ricky, to spend the summer with her. Now Sarah must keep Ricky from discovering the curse of Blinney Lane and awakening its full power.
Will Ricky heed Sarah’s warnings...or accidentally awaken the weeping books of Blinney Lane, sending Sarah on a journey to a land filled with people she swore to forget?
Get ready for a modern fantasy tale that will sweep you away to lands beyond your imagination.
...Damara paints a vivid other-world with real and complex characters...exciting and very enjoyable...highly recommended......
“Weeping Books” holds the rare ability to reach widely outside of its genre: young adults, mystery readers, and those who love novels about antiques and bookstores will find it equally compelling and inviting...
—Midwest Book Review
Drea Damara introduces the fantasy world of Farwin Wood, used for centuries by the Allister family as an escape from their curse, through flashbacks of the last summer Sarah and her older brother Richard spent there. A series of tragic events left Sarah and Richard swearing never to return, but Ricky makes a mistake that forces Sarah back. The story unfolds in segments, leaving the reader of the edge of their seat, waiting to find out what happened on that fateful summer while also waiting anxiously to discover what will happen in the real world. The Weeping Books of Blinney Lane is a fantastical adventure encompassing witch craft, alternate worlds, romance, family, and honor full of rich characters and worlds. Suitable for young adults.
— The San Francisco Book Review
Blinney Lane, Book 1
Page Count: 448
Release Date: 5/31/2018
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