In her chilling third novel, Yovanoff (The Space Between) combines supernatural horrors with others that are all too human. Hannah Wagnor is. Dear Brenna Yovanoff: I read your debut novel, The Replacement, a couple years ago and loved it. I put your sophomore effort, The Space. Review: Paper Valentine by Brenna Yovanoff. Been waiting a long time for this book. Finally got to read it:) It was different from what I thought it.
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What was with Lillian? What do dead birds had to do with anything?
Ray Vs the Meaning of Life. October 23, Publisher: It’s new and thrilling and intense and creepy and beautiful and poetic and this book was perfect. And then there was Ariel, my favorite character.
Do not let this slip under valentinne radar! It was just a natural part of the story. But Hannah still has to learn to come to terms with Lillian. I just wanted so much more from them. It bugged the hellllll out of me This was They were also the most popular girls in school, making their own style and setting the trends. It is a book about the loss of a best friend to a long and horrifying illness. Still, it was a nice twist.
Maybe if there was a sequel, these issues wouldn’t have bothered me, but quite frankly and sadly, there is no sequel. And the final verdict? As the different relationships in her life come into sharp relief, Hannah is forced to brennw about things and people differently.
On the whole, she’s a quiet girl who always seemed to be overshadowed by her best friend, the now dead Lillian. He pushes her away at the end as well, which I understood, but still, grrr!
And I don’t mean one of those awesome reveals which catches you by surprise but then makes sense in hinds I really don’t know valentne to think about this. The way author described anorexia was really eye opening for me and I felt for Lillians character so bad.
Paper Valentine 1 13 Feb 13, I was really thankful for that. It seemed to read more like a MG novel than a YA novel. View all 4 comments. But ironically, it was a MG novel that I would actually have enjoyed. This book has a lot going for it, as stated above, it’s not just a murder mystery, it has substance and emotions.
He’s the most unorthodox hero. Amidst the summer heat and the incessant worries, Hannah is being haunted by her dead best friend. I think Yovanoff makes that romance and the connection vaalentine and sweet. Paper Valentine, by Brenna Yovanoff 1 11 Jan 13, For my first Brenna Yovanoff novel, I must admit that I’m off on a great start and will be eagerly awaiting more of her books.
Paper Valentine by Brenna Yovanoff
Being my first Yovanoff book, let’s just say that I now brsnna myself a fan. I think the romance here makes sense. He’s the consummate dark character: This book does contain a mix of genres, but it was written for readers of dark thrillers; It gets bloody, and it gets eerie.
Joyous Reads January 20, at 8: On top of the murders plaguing their town, Hannah also has to deal with the ghost of her best friend.
This one felt like it was written for the younger side of valentiine equation my humble opinion.
Ghosts and Serial Killers: Paper Valentine by Brenna Yovanoff – wrapped up in books
I mean, the reveal was “Da fuq? Only Brenna Yovanoff can come up with a name like that and really pull it off — she is the reigning queen of weird and unforgettable character names. No two characters were similar and I appreciated that. I did enjoy reading Paper Valentineand I did find some parts engrossing.
Hannah works at a photography shop that processes the crime scene photos for the valentiine police, so naturally she catches glimpses of the murder scenes before handing them over to the authorities. She has a talent for writing silent types and I love her for it. I liked how you explained what you did and didn’t like, and Finny sounds amazing! A beautiful cover, a poetic blurb, but the book itself does pxper reach my expectations. I can sorely identify with Lillian at times.