A magic passed down through generations . . . Georgina Fernweh waits with growing impatience for the tingle of magic in her fingersmagic that has been passed down through every woman in her family. Her twin sister, Mary, already shows an ability to defy gravity. But with their eighteenth birthday looming at the end of this summer, Georgina fears her gift will never come.An island where strange things happen . . . No one on the island of By-the-Sea would ever call the Fernwehs what they really are, but if you need the odd bit of helpsay, a sleeping aid concocted by moonlightthey are the ones to ask.No one questions the weather, as moody and erratic as a summer storm.No one questions the (allegedly) three-hundred-year-old bird who comes to roost on the island every year.A summer that will become legend . . . When tragedy strikes, what made the Fernweh women special suddenly casts them in suspicion. Over the course of her last summer on the islanda summer of storms, of love, of saltGeorgi...
|Title||:||Summer of Salt|
|Number of Pages||:||272 pages|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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Summer of Salt Reviews
TW: rape mention (doesn't happen on page)
I'm so emotional, this book is brilliant and you guys need to read it
"Are you happy at all?" she asked tentatively.
"Of course I'm happy. Why wouldn't I be happy?"
"Oh, I don't know. Sometimes you just find reasons not to be."
4 stars for a beautifully written and enchanting book.
Summer of Salt is the magical, whimsical story of falling in love, two twins, and a summer unlike any before. It focuses on a story passed down through generations, on birds-that-might-not-be-birds, on the magic and darkness that lurks just beneath the island's peaceful waves. With inspir ...more
This book was AMAZING! Very quirky, different, and weird but I loved it! It was unlike anything I've ever read before. I literally devoured the pages and basically read this book in one sitting. This book has it all, family, friends, first loves, and mystery, all with a slightly dark twist.
This story follows Georgina Fernweh, and her twin sister Mary, in their tiny island hometown called By-The-Sea. Every woman in their family has magical powers. Mary has been showing signs of her powers since t ...more
Unlike Katrina Leno’s previous books, the magical realism in Summer of Salt isn’t subtle. The magic in this book is evident right from the beginning and plays a central role in the story. What isn’t evident from the beginning, however, is the important and powerful message this book has to share. It would have been a sweet, diverse, wonderfully relatable coming-of-age story regardless, but Katrina Leno doesn’t leave it at that. She wanted her book to mean something, and oh, did she succeed. This ...more
I did not expect to love Summer of Salt as much as I did. I mean, I've been hyped for it since it was announced, because. Magic. Sisters. F/F relationship. All of that already had me so excited for this book, but once I actually started it, I feel head over heels in love with it. (TW for this book: rape)
The writing was definitely the aspect of this book that I loved the most. I've read one and a half of Katrina Leno's other books, but this one really blew me away. She really captured the ...more
oh my god i am SO ready for this summer book about girls loving girls
truly GAYreat content
This was just such a ‘me’ book. It was exactly what I wanted to read, and I absolutely loved it.
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