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Friday, May 13, 2011

The Midnight Palace

General YA Fiction

G/A Ruiz Zafon, Carlos. The Midnight Palace. Little Brown, 2011. 298p. 978-0-316-04473-8. 17.99.

In 1932, seven friends that grew up together in a Calcutta orphanage promise to always protect each other. An evil being, Jawahal, has returned to Calcutta for revenge and is determined to destroy Ben and Sheree. When the friends try to figure out why, they discover many lies and family secrets. None of them are safe from Jawahal’s rage. Part mystery, part adventure, part ghost story, this book will keep you on the edge of your seat. Loren Spector, LAPL, Felipe de Neve

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