Gallant

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"A bone-chilling standalone . . . which fuses Shirley Jackson's gothic horror sensibilities with the warmth and dark whimsy of Neil Gaiman."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Gripping worldbuilding, well-rounded characters, and fantastic horr...show more

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352 pages

Average rating: 7.38

108 RATINGS

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Anonymous
Mar 23, 2024
6/10 stars
3.5 stars!

I surprised myself with this rating (I had even been considering a 2 for a while) because I stalled so long on this book, but the second half of this book made up for how slow the first half was. It took me a long time to get into the plot, and I think I had two long (i.e. multiple months) pauses in between before I finished the book to the point where I thought about dropping it altogether.

And then of course, I hit the part where stu...read more
Anonymous
Mar 13, 2024
10/10 stars
Loved it
Luna Atmosphere
Mar 10, 2024
10/10 stars
Sobbed my eyes out to this one. It was so good, I was so invested in the story and I wanted to learn everything about Olivia and her family. My favorite character was Matthew- he made me so sad all the time and I guess I crave pain. I loved the vibe, haunted house done phenomenally. Got me feeling all melancholy now
LMahoney
Jan 26, 2024
10/10 stars
loved this book especially the reader for the audiobook.
yenjii
Jan 25, 2024
6/10 stars
I definitely prefer Victoria Schwab's YA/Older novels over MG. This had a great premise, but didn't feel fully fleshed out, and the characters didn't have much depth to them. I didn't even realise Olivia was 16 till I JUST saw the synopsis - she seemed like a 12 year old... It all seemed a little choppy and didn't quite fall in place as well as I'd anticipated.

The ending picked up in the way that Schwab's novels usually do, and the writing was w...read more

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