December 16, 2017

#BookReview: Gilt Hollow by @LorieLangdon

Gilt HollowReviewed By: Rachael
Publisher: Blink
Number of Pages: 304
Recommended Age Group: Teen
Fiction Genre: Mystery, Romance
How I Acquired this book: ARC from Author
Time it took to read: 16 hours
Overall rating: ★★★★★
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About the Book: Willow Lamott’s best friend is a murderer, and no one in the small town of Gilt Hollow will let her forget it. For four long years, she’s tried to fade into the background—but none of that matters when Ashton Keller comes striding into school, fresh out of juvie and fueled by revenge. The moment their eyes meet, Willow no longer feels invisible. Drawn to the vulnerability behind Ashton’s mask of rage, she sinks deeper into his sinister world and begins to question whether he’s a villain, a savior, or both.
Ashton thought he wanted vengeance, until Willow reminded him what he’d been missing. Now he longs to clear his name and become the person she sees in him. But the closer they get to uncovering the truth, the darker the secrets become, and Ashton fears his return to Gilt Hollow will destroy everyone he loves, especially the girl he left behind.

About the Author: Lorie Langdon is co-author of DOON, a YA reimagining of the musical Brigadoon, available now from Blink/Harper Collins!
A few years ago, she left her thriving corporate career to satisfy the voices in her head. Now as a full-time author and stay-at-home mom, she spends her summers editing poolside while dodging automatic water-gun fire, and the rest of the year tucked into her cozy office, Havanese puppy by her side, working to translate her effusive imagination into the written word.
Noteworthy experiences while reading this book: This is a pretty dark book.
Check out author's other books or related books? The Doon series
Recommend this book? Yes!!!

Notes and Opinions: First of all, I loooove the name Willow. It is one of my top favorites. She is a very strong woman but still has somethings that set her back, i.e. her panic attacks, such a real thing. She isn't perfect and I love that. The town sounds like that kind of place I dream of living in. Lori's description of it is just so beautiful. And the Halloween party at the end of the book...sign me up! It ended the book on a spooky note. I will be reading this book again!

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