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Laura Whitcomb Interview + Light Series giveaway!

Laura Whitcomb Interview + Light Series giveaway!

I’m so pleased to welcome one of my favorite authors to blog today! Laura Whitcomb’s writing is so gorgeous you can practically feel your soul lifting out of your body.  We reviewed her latest book Under the Light last week, which is the thoughtfully rendered sequel to A Certain Slant of Light. Today, Laura chats with us about how this sequel evolved, as well as the unusual way the story came to her. We’re also giving away two sets of both books in the series, so that readers who haven’t discovered these books yet will have a chance to read them! Please help us welcome Laura to The Midnight Garden. ~ Wendy———————————————– Q & A with Laura Whitcomb How would you describe your Light series to someone who’s never read it? In book one, ghosts fall in love and borrow the abandoned bodies of two teenagers so they can be together…. Read more »

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Under the Light: review

Under the Light: review

Title: Under the Light (Light #2)Author: Laura WhitcombRating: 5 out of 5 starsRelease Date: May 14, 2013Publisher: Houghton MifflinAge Group: YASource: ARC provided by the publisher Under the Light is the story of two girls: Helen, a spirit who inhabited a body and regretted the consequences of her actions, and Jenny, the girl who doesn’t remember what happened during the time that she was gone. Going into this story, I was pretty anxious. A Certain Slant of Light was one of my favorite reads in recent memory, a slow, sad ghost story with a literary style and questionable ethics. (I felt so strongly about the book, I even gave away a copy on Nova Ren Suma’s blog recently!) Helen’s choices left Jenny in an unimaginably difficult situation, however, and I wasn’t sure whether the author could convince me that this wrong could be righted without losing the integrity of the… Read more »

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