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The lost coast /

by Capetta, Amy Rose [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, [2019]Edition: First edition.Description: 339 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781536200966 (hardcover); 1536200964 (hardcover).Subject(s): Teenage girls -- Fiction | Witches -- Fiction | Sexual minorities -- Fiction | Missing persons -- Fiction | Dowsing -- Fiction | California -- Fiction | Young adult fiction | Fantasy fiction | Paranormal fictionSummary: Danny 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 around terms like queer and witch like they're ordinary and everyday, though they feel like an earthquake 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 alone. 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. -Inside cover.
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The spellbinding tale of six queer witches forging their own paths, shrouded in the mist, magic, and secrets of the ancient California redwoods. <br> <br> Danny 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 around terms like queer and witch like they're ordinary and everyday, though they feel like an earthquake 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 alone. 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 forward.

Danny 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 around terms like queer and witch like they're ordinary and everyday, though they feel like an earthquake 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 alone. 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. -Inside cover.

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Horn Book Review

When Danny moves to Tempest, California, she falls in with a group of witches, the Grays, who need her to help bring back fellow witch Imogen from the mental vacancy she's disappeared into. Amoss and Pressley take turns narrating, one playing the role of Danny and the other voicing chapters about the Grays, their high school classmates, and even the ravens and redwood trees of their small town. While the two readers' voices are distinguishable-barely-their similarities of timbre and pitch, the text's frequent flashbacks, and the large number of characters make it hard to keep track of what's going on for the first third of the telling. Once listeners have fully entered into the story's magical world, however, the excellent vocal acting, poetic descriptions, and steamy romance reward the effort needed to sort out the players. Anita L. Burkam November/December 2019 p.124(c) Copyright 2019. The Horn Book, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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