Tag: books about grief

A Dance at the House of Salt and Sorrows

House of Salt and Sorrow

House of Salt and Sorrow

By: Erin A. Craig

Once there were 12 sisters living by the sea now after a series of increasingly tragic (and random) deaths there are only 8 left. 8 sisters who after years being shrouded in grief chase a myth through a hidden door that can apparently take them anywhere they want to go.

And life, at least at night, becomes an endless dance.

A Ghost Tale with all the Feelings

sheets

Sheets

By: Brenna Thummler

Grade: B

Available August 28th

This is a very sweet little tale about a ghost who finds himself playing in a laundromat one night and winds up trying to assist the 13-year old girl whose working to keep it afloat for her grief-stricken family.

I originally saw this on Perfectly Tolerable’s┬áblog and it was read now on Netgalley so I thought I’d check it out.

The Astonishing Color of After is Lovely

The Astonishing Color of After

The Astonishing Color of After

By: Emily X.R. Pan

Grade: A

On an otherwise good and regular day of high school Leigh returns home to find her mother, whose been suffering from depression, has taken her own life. Lost in grief and shock she soon comes to believe that her mother is visiting her in the form of a bird spurring her to go to Taiwan and meet her grandparents for the first time.