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#115: The Realm of the Lost - Emma Ramos

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Middle Grade Action Adventure Fantasy

Thirteen-year-old Kathleen "Kat" Gallagher has had it with her family. The eldest of three children, Kat feels trapped ever since her parents’ separated and she had to take on more responsibility than she feels prepared for. Everything changes on a frigid morning in mid-December when an accident propels Kat into unfamiliar territory.

Stuck in the place where people go when they have died before their time, Kat must face obstacles she could never have imagined.

With the help of other young inhabitants of the Realm of the Lost, Kat learns the true meaning of friendship and family.
 
  • Kindle: 180 KB
  • Print Length: 61 pages
  • Publisher: MuseItUp Publishing  (September 11, 2012)
  • ASIN: B0099VXL2U
My Opinion:
The Realm of the Lost was an interesting take on death and the after-life. In the story there is three realms. The focus of the story is on one of those three and that is the Realm of the Lost, although the story also stems around Kat/Kathleen. She ends up where she shouldn't be, meet colorful people and gets herself back home. It was quite a good hour's worth of entertainment. It flowed really fast for so few pages, and it was good, solid writing. People looking for a quick read that is something a little different, or maybe to get you out of that slump, should get a copy.
I don't think it's appropriate for middle graders, though maybe it's just the sensitive issue of death and the after-life or lack thereof, that young adult would be more age appropriate.

 4/5


DISCLAIMER: I received a copy for review. I was not compensated. All opinions are my own.

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