Texas gothic

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Pub. Date:
2011.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 5.4 - AR Pts: 15
Lexile measure:
790L
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Amy Goodnight knows that the world isn't as simple as it seems. She also understands that "normal" doesn't mix with magic, and she's worked hard to build a wall between the two worlds. Not only to protect her family, who are all practicing witches, but to protect any hope of ever having a normal life herself.    Ranch-sitting for her aunt in Texas should be exactly that: good old ordinary, uneventful hard work. Only, Amy and her sister, Phin, aren't alone. There's someone else in the house with them--and it's not the living, breathing, amazingly hot cowboy from the ranch next door.    It's a ghost, and it's more powerful than the Goodnights and all their protective spells combined. It wants something from Amy, and none of her carefully built defenses can hold it back.    This is the summer when the wall between Amy's worlds is going to come crashing down. A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year An ALA-YALSA Best Book for Young Adults Praise for Texas Gothic: [ Star ] "You can't get much more Nancy Drew. . . . This engaging mystery has plenty of both paranormal and romance, spiced with loving families and satisfyingly packed with self-sufficient, competent girls."-- Kirkus Reviews , Starred [ Star ] "Teens looking for a rollicking adventure filled with paranormal events, dastardly evildoers, and laugh-out-loud moments as Amy and Ben argue and snipe their way to love will adore this book."-- School Library Journal , Starred "The author mixes suspense, humor, and lots of local flavor. . . . The enjoyable sum is a lively teen ghost story with sex appeal."-- The Horn Book "A deeply affectionate rendering of Texas landscapes and legends combines with an appealing cast of well-developed characters to give texture to this well-plotted mystery; truly scary moments are balanced by the humorous bumbles of the awkwardly developing romance between Amy and Ben, as well as Phin's sublime cluelessness about the way her eccentricities appear to other people."-- The Bulletin
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ISBN:
9780385736930
9780375898105
9780385736947
9780385906364
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5.4, 15 Points
Lexile measure:
790L
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Grouped Work ID 74db4e42-b45d-3771-ef9e-7ffb3aaecaf2
Grouping Title texas gothic
Grouping Author clement moore rosemary
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-23 23:04:45PM
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display_description Seventeen-year-old Amy Goodnight has long been the one who makes her family of witches seem somewhat normal to others, but while spending a summer with her sister caring for their aunt's farm, Amy becomes the center of weirdness when she becomes tied to a powerful ghost.
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subject_facet Farm life -- Texas -- Fiction, Paranormal fiction, American, Sisters -- Fiction, Texas -- Fiction
title_display Texas gothic
title_full Texas Gothic, Texas gothic / Rosemary Clement-Moore
title_short Texas gothic
title_sub
topic_facet Fantasy, Farm life, Paranormal fiction, American, Romance, Sisters, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature