Lena Coakley’s first novel, Witchlanders, was called “one stunning teen debut” by Kirkus Reviews and won the SCBWI Crystal Kite award for the Americas. Her forthcoming novel, Worlds of Ink and Shadow, a portal fantasy about the young Brontë siblings and the worlds they created, will be out in 2016.
I wanted so much to love this book. I stuck it out because the cover is beautiful and premise sounded so good. I really tried to enjoy it. In the beginning I think I did, and then again around the 65% mark. It just wasn't enough to keep my interest. I didn't realize [...]