Giveaway: The Sisters of Straygarden Place (Hayley Chewins) ~ (US Only)

Giveaway: The Sisters of Straygarden Place (Hayley Chewins) ~ (US Only)

The Sisters of Straygarden Place (US Only)

by: Hayley Chewins

Release Date: October 13th, 2020

Publisher: Candlewick Press

 

 

 

 

~About the Book~

A riveting middle-grade fantasy about sibling bonds, enchanted houses, and encroaching wildness, lyrically told in eerily beautiful prose

The grass grew taller than the house itself, surrounding it on all sides. It stuffed the keyholes and scraped against the roof. It shook the walls and made paintings shiver.

Seven years ago, the Ballastian sisters' parents left them in the magical Straygarden Place, a house surrounded by tall silver grass and floating trees. They left behind a warning saying never to leave the house or go into the grass. "Wait for us," the note read. "Sleep darkly." Ever since then, the house itself has taken care of Winnow, Mayhap, and Pavonine--feeding them, clothing them, even keeping them company--while the girls have waited and grown up and played a guessing game: Think of an animal, think of a place. Think of a person, think of a face. Until one day, when the eldest, fourteen-year-old Winnow, does the unthinkable and goes outside into the grass, and everything twelve-year-old Mayhap thought she knew about her home, her family, and even herself starts to unravel. With luscious, vivid prose, poet and author Hayley Chewins transports readers to a house where beloved little dogs crawl into their owners' minds to sleep, sick girls turn silver, and anything can be stolen--even laughter and silence.
 

 

 

 

~About the Author~

Hayley Chewins is a poet and the author of The Turnaway Girls, in which she “deftly reveals a tapestry of magic, power, and rebellion thread by ethereal thread,” said Kirkus Reviews in a starred reviewShe grew up in Cape Town, South Africa, in a house full of books, and now lives in Johannesburg, South Africa, with her husband and her poodle.

 

 

Learn More:

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~ Giveaway Details ~

Ten (10) winners will each receive a copy of The Sisters of Straygarden Place (Hayley Chewins) ~ US Only

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Zachary Snyder on Wednesday, 21 October 2020 12:13

This book looks fun! look forward to reading it!

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This book looks fun! look forward to reading it!
Chiara Jucha on Wednesday, 21 October 2020 20:14

This looks really good! The cover is fantastic

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This looks really good! The cover is fantastic :D
Andrea Cerda on Thursday, 22 October 2020 10:24

It looks really interesting and I like the cover!

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It looks really interesting and I like the cover!
Amanda on Monday, 26 October 2020 09:56

Loving the gothic vibes! Great cover.

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Loving the gothic vibes! Great cover.
Jeana Kwiecinski on Tuesday, 27 October 2020 21:28

Such a beautiful cover and I love the gothic feel of this book. Can't wait to read it!

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Such a beautiful cover and I love the gothic feel of this book. Can't wait to read it!
Joan Kim on Thursday, 29 October 2020 06:21

reminds me of beautiful creatures vibe but love that the story is centered around sisters

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reminds me of beautiful creatures vibe but love that the story is centered around sisters
John Clark on Wednesday, 04 November 2020 18:58

The story sounds fascinating.

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The story sounds fascinating.
Simone on Friday, 06 November 2020 21:19

The cover is so intricate, I didn't even notice the dogs after looking at it multiple times! And I'm totally feeling the summary, creepy house that might just be alive? I'm in.

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The cover is so intricate, I didn't even notice the dogs after looking at it multiple times! And I'm totally feeling the summary, creepy house that might just be alive? I'm in.
Penny Olson on Friday, 13 November 2020 15:11

The cover has a historical feel to it and the synopsis is gothic and spooky.

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The cover has a historical feel to it and the synopsis is gothic and spooky.
Danielle Hammelef on Sunday, 15 November 2020 11:59

The cover is eye-catching. This book sound so unique and intriguing with the world promised inside.

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The cover is eye-catching. This book sound so unique and intriguing with the world promised inside.

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