The House of Months and Years

The House of Months and Years

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When her distant aunt and uncle die, Amelia Howling and her parents move in with Amelia's orphaned cousins. Luckily, the house is large, filled with nooks and crannies perfect for hiding. The house was built years ago by a creature named Horatio, who has the power to travel through time and memories. He's been waiting for the perfect human inhabitant, and lures Amelia into his world. Her cousins were full of good memories-- until Amelia noticed that once she and Horatio visited a memory, it was gone forever. Can she help them recover their minds, and break the perfect clockwork of the evil Calendar House?
"A girl must stop the Boogeyman living in her home from stealing her family's warmest memories"--
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2017]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781481462556
1481462555
9781481462563
1481462563
Branch Call Number: TREVAYNE E
Characteristics: 274 pages ; 22 cm

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AL_KELSEY Jul 13, 2017

This book was so strange, quirky, and fascinating! I love the magical realism, combining the character's real life and the grief she is dealing with, along with the magic of time travel--but at what cost? The characters in this story have to decide if being able to travel through time and space is worth what it will mean they lose--and the things they'll have to do to their families.

JCLCatherineG Apr 09, 2017

I love books with thinking, feeling old houses as one of the main characters. This was an interesting story and worth the time even though Amelia was annoying and hard to like.

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