The Blue Girl (Free)

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The Blue Girl

characters The Blue Girl ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB E impossible is all too real And it's dangerous If she wants to survive high school not to mention stay alive she has to fall back on the skills she picked up in her hometown running with a gang Even with Maxine and some unexpected allies by her side will her new friend be able to make i. If you re new to de Lint s books and are looking for something with substance I urge you not to read this one Try the other Newford books first or Someplace to be Flying

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characters The Blue Girl ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Seventeen year old Imogene's tough rebellious nature has caused her harm than good so when her family moves to Newford she decides to reinvent herself She won't lose her punkthrift shop look but she'll try to avoid the gangs work a little harder at school and maybe even stay out of troub. From the very first pages I felt this is familiar territory I m a big fan of the highschool comedies of the 1980 s and The Blue Girl starts with a couple of outsiders making common front against loneliness and bullying Imogen is the new kid in school a wild one with hippie parents and a troubled history and Maxine is the studious timid high achiever with old fashioned clothes picked by her mother Each has something to learn from the other If you re wondering where the book title is coming from be patient it will be made hilariously clear in the second halfThe first person narrative made me uickly involved in the fate of the protagonists The supernatural part of the story a ghost wild faeries dangerous entities of darkness is slight in the beginning but it develops well to take center stage towards the endCompared to my previous Newford book The Onion Girl this feels lighter in tone and streamlined customized for a YA audience I had no problem with this in fact I think de Lint did a sterling job of mixing the fun parts with the darker content of the story without dumbing down the characters or sugar coating the issues Fairy tales real fairytales not the ones that end up in picture books or Disney cartoons are all about danger and pain and terrible things happening People get hurt in them all the time This particular uote reminded me of the original Grimm Brothers stories that gave me uite a few scares in childhoodThere s a particularly good scene with Maxine and the novelist Christy Riddell where they discuss writing techniues and the need for the fantastic elements in a story I didn t take notes but basically if a story makes you look at your life from a new angle and reevaluate your options it doesn t matter if it is invented or notAnd one final uote from a dialogue between Imogen and her mother one of the best characters in the book We re not going to have a normal life are we Would we want to I m not planning to read the Newport books in order I may miss some references to the back stories of recurring characters but the main story both here and in Onion Girl was self contained I plan to return to this setting but I don t know yet which book it will be

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characters The Blue Girl ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Le for a change But trouble shows up anyway Imogene uickly catches the eye of Redding's bullies as well as the school's resident teen ghost Then she gets on the wrong side of a gang of malicious fairies When her imaginary childhood friend Pelly actually manifests Imogene realizes that th. I m not a big YA fan even for a Newford book It wasn t a bad book And I did enjoy the tiny cameos and mentions of a few of the established Newford folks


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    Charles de Lint ☆ 7 read & download The Blue Girl (Free) I read and adored this book years and years ago and just now realised it's by Charles de Lint set in the very same world I fell in lov

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    The Blue Girl (Free) This review was originally posted in 2008 after I had read the book for the first timeThe Blue Girl by Charles de Lint has been one of the most satisfying snatches from the fantasy shelves for me last yearIs has it all1 A very warm

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    summary The Blue Girl characters ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ☆ Charles de Lint Charles de Lint ☆ 7 read & download From the very first pages I felt this is familiar territory I'm a big fan of the highschool comedies of the 1980's and The Blue Girl starts with a couple of outsiders making common front against loneliness and bullying Imogen is the new kid in

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    The Blue Girl (Free) One of my favorite books I read in middle school I remember being legitimately creeped out by her imaginary friend Pelly This is one I'd like to revisit to see how it aged

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    Charles de Lint ☆ 7 read & download The Blue Girl (Free) I found this one on my bookshelf I know I bought this and read it shortly after it came out but eleven years later I couldn’t remember how I felt about it Reading it now brought back some memories of reading it for the first time; I believe it was one of my first forays into the young adult urban fantasy genre I believe it is an excellent introductory novel for young adults looking to transition from realistic fiction type novels into

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    characters ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ☆ Charles de Lint Charles de Lint ☆ 7 read & download summary The Blue Girl I'm not a big YA fan even for a Newford book It wasn't a bad book And I did enjoy the tiny cameos and mentions of a few of the estab

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    The Blue Girl (Free) characters ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ☆ Charles de Lint If you're new to de Lint's books and are looking for something with substance I urge you not to read this one Try the other Newford books fir

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    characters ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ☆ Charles de Lint The Blue Girl (Free) This is a re re read for me; One of the authors magical tales of a reality that is not iuitei the same reality as the rest of us live inImogene's mother has just moved them to Newford where she has a new school to contend

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    characters ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ☆ Charles de Lint The Blue Girl (Free) I love a book that takes an familiar trope and turns it on its ear Forget what you know from other books about fairies; C

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    Charles de Lint ☆ 7 read & download characters ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ☆ Charles de Lint The Blue Girl (Free) When people ask me what my favourite book is my default answer is The Blue Girl One of my first experiences with urban fantasy I found The Blue Girl to be the perfect combination of weird and wonderful I'm sure that in the coming years I will re read this book to see if it holds up to my previous experience and when that happens I'll be sure to give it a proper review In the meantime I highly recommend you chec

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  • Paperback
  • 368
  • The Blue Girl
  • Charles de Lint
  • English
  • 13 May 2018
  • 9780142405451