[PDF KINDLE] The Lost Coast AUTHOR Amy Rose Capetta


The Lost Coast

Read & Download º The Lost Coast å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ne But before Danny can find Imogen she finds a dead boy with a redwood branch through his heart Something is very wrong amid the trees and fog of the Lost Coast and whatever it is it can kill Lush eerie and imaginative Amy Rose Capetta's tale overflows with the perils and power of discovery and what it means to find your home yourself and your way forwar. Actual rating 25 stars Many thanks to Candlewick Press for providing me with an ARC in exchange for an honest review Spellbooks tell you how people have done magic in the past June explains they re pre made Magic is like love You see how other people do it you have the stories and instructions they leave behind but then you have to figure out how you do it Imagine eual portions The Raven Boys and Spellbook of the Lost and Found and sprinkle in a little dash of The Craft and a hint of The Devouring Gray The result should be something resembling The Lost Coast Between Californian red woods magical realism and a witchy friend group I had high hopes for this novel and was over the moon to receive an advanced copy from the publisher Whilst it lived up to my expectations in some regards I was uite disappointed in others leaving me with mixed feelings in the end To start off with the good The Lost Coast largely delivers what it says on the tin It s a story of a close knit diverse group of ueer witches that find friendship and acceptance among each other If you want to get your diversity kick on this is the place for you as diversity seems to have been the first thing on the author s mind when writing this Both racial sexual and bodily minorities are represented and you can tell the authors passion for the subject from her perspective as a ueer woman herself I also loved the setting the foggy and majestic Californian red woods were a perfect choice to serve as the background of a witchy story Amy Rose Capetta does a beautiful job of bringing the ancient trees the vibrant foliage and the earthy forest air to life with her writing style that strikes the right balance between lush and readable I had never read anything by the author but I d definitely count the writing style among the pleasant surprises this book offered My only problem with the writing was that the author sometimes overtells things especially when it comes to points she s clearly passionate about Her point will be crystal clear to the reader by the scenes she has just shown us but she at times can t resist to tell us the exact same thing literally as well I m not sure if it s a lack of faith in the reader or in her own ability to bring something across but it s unnecessary in my opinion I felt this especially when the author talked about the characters sexuality and the acceptance of diversity That repetition combined with the clear and admirable passion of the author does come at the risk of almost lecturing the reader on the topic of diversity Although I don t think it crossed that line it was close at times That also brings me to my next disappointment the characters themselves Because the author had such a large focus on their diversity I feel like some of the development of the rest of their character arcs got lost along the way It s something I notice and in the last year or two since the surge in popularity of LGBT books especially in YA I have a post on my website all about this coming up so I won t go into detail on it here The short summary is I m all for diversity but even for euality A sexuality is not a substitute for a developed personality and an underdeveloped gay character is still an underdeveloped character no matter the best intentions by the author The framework for a great cast of characters was there I d just like to see a little depth and development in them Finally I don t feel the plot was as exciting or unexpected as I was hoping for mostly due to some pacing issues I d have liked the beginning to be a little slower to ease us into the different POV s whereas the middle part could have used a little action I did very much enjoy the endingIn the end I think this is a book that will find a large and loving audience out there even though it wasn t a favorite for me If you like books that focus on LGBT friendships or any of the books I mentioned at the top of my review nd you enjoy those alternative witchy vibes this one might be for you Saturday Reuiem your home Every Pretty Thing Darby McCormick #7 yourself and Cincuenta Sombras de Grey (Trilogía Cincuenta Sombras) your way forwar. Actual rating 25 stars Many thanks to Candlewick Press for providing me with an ARC in exchange for an honest review Spellbooks tell Escape you how people have done magic in the past June explains they re pre made Magic is like love You see how other people do it Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children you have the stories and instructions they leave behind but then Forsaking All Others Kimani Romance you have to figure out how Command Authority you do it Imagine eual portions The Raven Boys and Spellbook of the Lost and Found and sprinkle in a little dash of The Craft and a hint of The Devouring Gray The result should be something resembling The Lost Coast Between Californian red woods magical realism and a witchy friend group I had high hopes for this novel and was over the moon to receive an advanced copy from the publisher Whilst it lived up to my expectations in some regards I was uite disappointed in others leaving me with mixed feelings in the end To start off with the good The Lost Coast largely delivers what it says on the tin It s a story of a close knit diverse group of ueer witches that find friendship and acceptance among each other If The Warburgs you want to get Reunion your diversity kick on this is the place for No Mean Glasgow you as diversity seems to have been the first thing on the author s mind when writing this Both racial sexual and bodily minorities are represented and Going Too FarThe Old Girl Network Omnibus Edition you can tell the authors passion for the subject from her perspective as a ueer woman herself I also loved the setting the foggy and majestic Californian red woods were a perfect choice to serve as the background of a witchy story Amy Rose Capetta does a beautiful job of bringing the ancient trees the vibrant foliage and the earthy forest air to life with her writing style that strikes the right balance between lush and readable I had never read anything by the author but I d definitely count the writing style among the pleasant surprises this book offered My only problem with the writing was that the author sometimes overtells things especially when it comes to points she s clearly passionate about Her point will be crystal clear to the reader by the scenes she has just shown us but she at times can t resist to tell us the exact same thing literally as well I m not sure if it s a lack of faith in the reader or in her own ability to bring something across but it s unnecessary in my opinion I felt this especially when the author talked about the characters sexuality and the acceptance of diversity That repetition combined with the clear and admirable passion of the author does come at the risk of almost lecturing the reader on the topic of diversity Although I don t think it crossed that line it was close at times That also brings me to my next disappointment the characters themselves Because the author had such a large focus on their diversity I feel like some of the development of the rest of their character arcs got lost along the way It s something I notice and in the last Scoop year or two since the surge in popularity of LGBT books especially in YA I have a post on my website all about this coming up so I won t go into detail on it here The short summary is I m all for diversity but even for euality A sexuality is not a substitute for a developed personality and an underdeveloped gay character is still an underdeveloped character no matter the best intentions by the author The framework for a great cast of characters was there I d just like to see a little depth and development in them Finally I don t feel the plot was as exciting or unexpected as I was hoping for mostly due to some pacing issues I d have liked the beginning to be a little slower to ease us into the different POV s whereas the middle part could have used a little action I did very much enjoy the endingIn the end I think this is a book that will find a large and loving audience out there even though it wasn t a favorite for me If Landscape with Chainsaw Poems you like books that focus on LGBT friendships or any of the books I mentioned at the top of my review nd Compact City Series you enjoy those alternative witchy vibes this one might be for Kikker is bedroefd you

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Read & Download º The Lost Coast å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free The spellbinding tale of six ueer witches forging their own paths shrouded in the mist magic and secrets of the ancient California redwoodsDanny didn't know what she was looking for when she and her mother spread out a map of the United States and Danny put her finger down on Tempest California What she finds are the Grays a group of friends who throw aroun. me heavy sighDanny and her Mom move to Tempest California after randomly selecting the location on a map Because that s something that parents let their kids doThere seems to be no rhyme or reason to it or any reason evident as to why her Mother would up and move anywhere her teenage daughter suggested but who needs reasonThe Grays a group of high school girls who happen to be ueer witches also live in TempestOne of their group Imogen has recently turned up without her personality and with sea glass eyes What happened to herThen she wanders into the woods and doesn t come back She s their Regina George so the Grays feel lost without their ueen BeeThey recruit Danny into their group discovering she has a power for finding things and they begin their mission to get Imogen back All of her mind body and spiritI love this cover I love the representation I am intrigued by the premiseUnfortunately the format did not work for me I was as lost as Imogen most of the timeI cannot even begin to tell you how many times I had to start a chapter over because my mind was wandering and I had no idea what was going on There were so many perspective jumps and time jumps I normally do not mind that at all but this was just all over the placeThe writing is pretty but is it possible to be too prettyIn my opinion the substance of the plot got buried under all the whimsy I am sure there will be many readers who will absolutely adore this story I just unfortunately am not one of themIt hurts my heart to write this as I have been greatly anticipating this release Alas there is a reader for every book and I am just not the reader for this oneThank you so much to the publisher Candlewick Press for providing me with a copy of this to read and review I always appreciate the opportunity to provide my opinion on new releases Sunjata Penguin Classics you how many times I had to start a chapter over because my mind was wandering and I had no idea what was going on There were so many perspective jumps and time jumps I normally do not mind that at all but this was just all over the placeThe writing is pretty but is it possible to be too prettyIn my opinion the substance of the plot got buried under all the whimsy I am sure there will be many readers who will absolutely adore this story I just unfortunately am not one of themIt hurts my heart to write this as I have been greatly anticipating this release Alas there is a reader for every book and I am just not the reader for this oneThank geoff buda ve ben you so much to the publisher Candlewick Press for providing me with a copy of this to read and review I always appreciate the opportunity to provide my opinion on new releases

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Read & Download º The Lost Coast å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free D terms like ueer and witch like they're ordinary and everyday though they feel like an earthuake to Danny But Danny didn't just find the Grays They cast a spell that calls her halfway across the country because she has something they need she can bring back Imogen the most powerful of the Grays missing since the summer night she wandered into the woods alo. This novel is indeed about ueer witches that s true but you should read it ONLY if you enjoy magical realism smothered in purple prose and uirkiness which I don t Capetta s flowery prose is good and I don t mind shifting POVs and time lines even chapters from POV of crows or trees which are ultimately pointless don t bother me But this story is style than substance a major turnoff for me Realism and relatability are definitely lacking here The impression I am left with after finishing The Lost Coast is that it s about a bunch of girls constantly making out with and angsting about each other And why they do either I have no clue The majority of the story is dedicated to describing smells and hair and toes and the girls extra precious uirks and NOT developing relationships and personalities in any real way Fans of Maggie Stiefvater should give this a whirl False Pretences you should read it ONLY if Digital Minimalism Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World you enjoy magical realism smothered in purple prose and uirkiness which I don t Capetta s flowery prose is good and I don t mind shifting POVs and time lines even chapters from POV of crows or trees which are ultimately pointless don t bother me But this story is style than substance a major turnoff for me Realism and relatability are definitely lacking here The impression I am left with after finishing The Lost Coast is that it s about a bunch of girls constantly making out with and angsting about each other And why they do either I have no clue The majority of the story is dedicated to describing smells and hair and toes and the girls extra precious uirks and NOT developing relationships and personalities in any real way Fans of Maggie Stiefvater should give this a whirl

  • Hardcover
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  • The Lost Coast
  • Amy Rose Capetta
  • English
  • 13 May 2018
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