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The Bone Snatcher

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Sophie is a servant in a creepy house by the sea. The sea is full of sea monsters that will eat you if you set foot in it, and almost everyone fears it. Sophie, however, does not. In fact, she thinks it’s rather beautiful. To make sure the sea doesn’t attack the house, Sophie has to feed it, by throwing it bones, wooden planks, or scraps from dinner. Her employer’s twin sons make her life miserable, but she discovers the existence of a monster box that will cure the world of the “Sea Fever” – although now she has to find it before the twins do.

The book not particularly likable. The twins’ cousin, Cartwright, was both ignorant and frustrating; he was trying to get Sophie to find the monster box for him. He kept putting her in danger but claimed he didn’t realize the danger. And Sophie had the most frustrating feelings toward him – hating him and wanting to kiss him by turns. That relationship was confusing and irritating. The plot was an interesting premise, but the characters ruined the story; only the butler, Scree, was likable because he was the only one who had any sense.

Reviewed By:
Author:
Charlotte Salter
Star Count:
3/5
Format:
Hard
Page Count:
352 pages
Publisher:
Dial Books
Publish Date:
2017-Feb-14
ISBN:
9780399186349
ASIN:
0399186344
Issue:
April 2017
Category:
Tweens
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Publication Date

2017-Feb-14

Format

Hard

Publisher

Dial Books

Issue

April 2017

Page Count

352 pages

ASIN

0399186344

ISBN

9780399186349

Star Count

3

Book Author

Charlotte Salter

“The Bone Snatcher”

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