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The door to January / Gillian French.

The door to January

French, Gillian, author. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781944762100
  • ISBN: 1944762108
  • Physical Description: 193 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Islandport Press edition.
  • Publisher: Yarmouth, ME : Islandport Press, 2017.

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In this paranormal thriller, sixteen-year-old Natalie Payson has had nightmares since moving away from Bernier, Maine, her hometown. She goes back to Bernier in summer to face up to the reason she left in the first place. There's also a boy she's trying hard not to trust.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 13-18.
Subject: Teenage girls > Juvenile fiction.
Bullying > Juvenile fiction.
Time travel > Juvenile fiction.
Nightmares > Juvenile fiction.
Murder > Juvenile fiction.
Parapsychology > Juvenile fiction.
Maine > Juvenile fiction.

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The Door to January
The Door to January
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The Door to January

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Gr 9 Up-Natalie has returned to her hometown in Maine to help her aunt in the local café. She also has other motives for coming back-to explore the mystery behind a series of nightmares she has had since leaving because of a tragic incident. With the help of her cousin Todd, Natalie sets out to the eerie house that stands at 25 Morning Glory Lane; the one in her nightmares. What they discover through their daily trips to the house is shocking and Natalie is sucked into the past, bearing witness to another tragedy. French has crafted a story that will grab readers' attention from the beginning. Teens will be continually drawn into the intrigue through chapters that present alternating time lines. Readers will feel connected to Natalie and her plight of past, present, and future, and though there are supernatural elements to the story, the emotions and feelings are all too real. VERDICT A provocative mystery that would be a strong purchase for libraries' supernatural/mystery collections.-Caitlin Wilson, Meadowdale Library, North Chesterfield, VA © Copyright 2017. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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