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Review: A Corner of White (The Many Colors of Madeleine #1) - Batch of Books
A Corner of White (The Many Colors of Madeleine #1) by Jaclyn Moriarty Age Range: 12 and up Grade Level: 7 and up Series: The Colors of Madeleine (Book 1) Hardcover: 384 pages Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books (April 1, 2013) Genre: Fantasy Source: Publisher via NetGalley (Thank you!) My Rating: 3 of 5 stars About the Book: The first in a rousing, funny, genre-busting trilogy from bestseller Jaclyn Moriarty! This is a tale of missing persons. Madeleine and her mother have run away from their former life, under mysterious circumstances, and settled in a rainy corner of Cambridge (in our world). Elliot, on the other hand, is in search of his father, who disappeared on the night his uncle was found dead. The talk in the town of Bonfire (in the Kingdom of Cello) is that Elliot’s dad may have killed his brother and run away with the Physics teacher. But Elliot refuses to believe it. And he is determined to find both his dad and the truth. As Madeleine and Elliot move closer to unraveling their mysteries, they begin to exchange messages across worlds — through an accidental gap that hasn’t appeared in centuries. But even greater mysteries …