[Watch Hollow] E–pub Þ Gregory Funaro

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review Watch Hollow 103 characters Watch Hollow Deep within the enchanted woods in the town of Watch Hollow stands the once grand Blackford House whose halls hold a magical secret a giant cuckoo clock that does much than tell time But when the clock’s gears cease to turn an evil presence lurking among the trees begins to come out of the shadowsWhen Lucy and Oliver Tinker ar. Thanks to the generous offer of an ARC copy from the authorAnother imaginative Middle Grade Fantasy I m looking forward to what seems to be the promise of a continued story But don t worry this has a satisfying end I m always on the lookout for good Middle Grade Fantasy stories and so many end up being anemic or very derivative Not this one it s original imaginative with age appropriate tense moments and lots of heartMy second win with this author he s now on my Watch list for future books

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Watch Hollow

review Watch Hollow 103 characters Watch Hollow Blackford House than meets the eye And before they can entirely understand the strange world they’ve stumbled into Lucy and Oliver must join forces with a host of magical clock animals to defeat the Garr a vicious monster that not only wants Blackford House for itself but also seeks to destroy everything the Tinkers hold dear. Talking animals are always a tricky proposition for me but I found Watch Hollow to be a charming read with enough creepy overtones to make my horror jaded heart happyI started this as a buddy read with Jess from Storytime in the Stacks and swiftly found that I wanted to keep reading it This isn t a book you want to spread out over several days It s one you want to curl up with and blast throughOut of the two children that we follow for the story Lucy and Oliver I have to say that it was Oliver that stole my heart He s a sweet good natured boy that has been forced to grow up way too soon due to the fact that life can suck He s a good big brother to Lucy Lucy herself is young enough to see the magic in everything hot tempered and seems like she would be an absolute handful Not necessarily in a bad wayWhile I liked all the good guys in Watch Hollow I have to say that I found the Garr to be a bit much Not how he acted but how blatant he was about what he wanted Maybe for younger middle grade readers it ll be perfect though Subtlety isn t always their strong suit lord knowsThe pacing is fantastic I adored the characters I was supposed to like I found myself invested in seeing the clock get restored And did I mention how freaking cool the idea of a clock that runs an entire house is The end had me giving a mental cheer for the children and definitely warmed my blackened heart a bit Overall this was just a fun read told by a talented author and I hope I can get my middle grader as interested in it as I was Slave Again Whispers of Refuge #2 read with Jess from Storytime in the Stacks and swiftly found that I wanted to keep The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume 1: The Pox Party reading it This isn t a book you want to spread out over several days It s one you want to curl up with and blast throughOut of the two children that we follow for the story Lucy and Oliver I have to say that it was Oliver that stole my heart He s a sweet good natured boy that has been forced to grow up way too soon due to the fact that life can suck He s a good big brother to Lucy Lucy herself is young enough to see the magic in everything hot tempered and seems like she would be an absolute handful Not necessarily in a bad wayWhile I liked all the good guys in Watch Hollow I have to say that I found the Garr to be a bit much Not how he acted but how blatant he was about what he wanted Maybe for younger middle grade How to Write Essays restored And did I mention how freaking cool the idea of a clock that Autumn Days with the Moodys Moody Family #6 runs an entire house is The end had me giving a mental cheer for the children and definitely warmed my blackened heart a bit Overall this was just a fun Blue Moose read told by a talented author and I hope I can get my middle grader as interested in it as I was

review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ð Gregory Funaro

review Watch Hollow 103 characters Watch Hollow Rive in Watch Hollow they have no idea that anything is wrong A mysterious stranger has made their father an offer that’s too good for him to refuse All Mr Tinker needs to do is fix the clock at Blackford House and fistfuls of gold coins are his to keepIt doesn’t take long however for the children to realize that there is to. What a delightful little spooky story of a terrifying giant a mysterious clock in a mysterious house a strange boy and talking creatures Lucy and Oliver and their dad are in financial trouble thanks to their dad s less than sound financial decisions He s running an antiue shop and still hasn t recovered from his wife s death from cancer Lucy is 11 Oliver s 13 and both are bullied at school though Lucy gets into trouble at school for fighting backWhen an elderly man makes their father a very tempting offer with actual gold to come to a house in the country and fix a large and old clock the offer s too good to refuseThe kids soon realize that things aren t what they seem of course and both Lucy and Oliver start seeing odd things Lucy discovers that the animals that are supposed to be part of the big clock come to life and are terrified of the Gar a giant who lives in the wood and has been kidnapping them The animals are delightful especially Meridian the cat Oliver meets a boy who says he lives in the woods and everything about the boy said danger danger to me Things go wrong swiftly and Lucy ends up figuring out a lot of things and eventually Oliver sees the other parts of the pictureI ve never read any other books by this author and I can say that I really enjoyed this Lucy s a terrific character and I loved the relationship she and Oliver have I found it particularly heartbreaking when Oliver realizes that their father has been neglecting Lucy because of his lingering grief I thought the story with its alchemy based plot was nicely creepy and who doesn t love talking animals and big old houses


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    [Watch Hollow] E–pub Þ Gregory Funaro On sale now Review first posted on Fantasy LiteratureGregory Funaro’s just published Watch Hollow is a charmingly spooky or perhaps spookily charming contemporary fantasy featuring an 11 year old girl Lucy Tinker her 13 year old brother Oliver and their clockmaker father and also a fearsome giant a boy who mysteriously appears and disappears and a full dozen magical talking animals sure to warm the hearts of middle grade read

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    review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ð Gregory Funaro Gregory Funaro Ð 3 summary characters Watch Hollow I don’t read a lot of middle grade books but this one was awesome and super fun Give me weird magic and gothic vibes an

  3. says: [Watch Hollow] E–pub Þ Gregory Funaro review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ð Gregory Funaro Gregory Funaro Ð 3 summary

    review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ð Gregory Funaro Gregory Funaro Ð 3 summary [Watch Hollow] E–pub Þ Gregory Funaro Thanks to the generous offer of an ARC copy from the authorAnother imaginative Middle Grade Fantasy I'm looking forward to what seems to be the promise of a continued story But don't worry this has a satisfying end I'm always on the lookout f

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    characters Watch Hollow [Watch Hollow] E–pub Þ Gregory Funaro Gregory Funaro Ð 3 summary I've been a reader of Gregory Funaro's books since the very beginning when his novel Alistair Grim's Odditorium was released by Disney Hyperion The Alistair Grim series was simply magical and is still one of my very favorites If only Hyperion wasn't so focused on stretching thin their beloved Percy Jackson series maybe Alistair Grim would have received a third book to wrap up the series But alas Disney's publishing is

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    [Watch Hollow] E–pub Þ Gregory Funaro review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ð Gregory Funaro What a delightful little spooky story of a terrifying giant a mysterious clock in a mysterious house a strange boy and talking creatures Lucy and Oliver and their dad are in financial trouble thanks to their dad’s less than sound financial decisions He’s running an antiue shop and still hasn’t recovered from his wife

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    [Watch Hollow] E–pub Þ Gregory Funaro ARC provided by Young Adult Books CentralLucy and Oliver Tinker's father repairs clocks for a living but the business isn't doing we

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    characters Watch Hollow Gregory Funaro Ð 3 summary review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ð Gregory Funaro Talking animals are always a tricky proposition for me but I found Watch Hollow to be a charming read with enough creepy overtones to make my horror jaded heart happyI started this as a buddy read with Jess from Storytime in the Stacks and swiftly found that I wanted to keep reading it This isn’t a book you want to spre

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    review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ð Gregory Funaro [Watch Hollow] E–pub Þ Gregory Funaro Gregory Funaro Ð 3 summary A struggling family economically and emotionally is offered a lucrative opportunity to fix a broken clock in the Watch Hollow mansion the source of energy for the house In a remote area of coastal New England the decrepit mansion is surround

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    review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ð Gregory Funaro Gregory Funaro Ð 3 summary [Watch Hollow] E–pub Þ Gregory Funaro I first was introduced to this author Mr Funaro when he wrote his darker suspense novels Which I just enjoyed a lot Than Mr Funaro started a new

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  • Hardcover
  • 320
  • Watch Hollow
  • Gregory Funaro
  • English
  • 11 July 2018
  • 9780062643452