The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand
I’ve read a lot of classic retellings and The Afterlife of Holly Chase is the most clever I’ve ever read. It was slow to get started. I wasn’t super into it for probably the first third. But then I started caring about Holly and so I was fully invested. While I had briefly considered that something like the ending could happen I didn’t think it was likely and I really didn’t expect how the whole ending went. It wasn’t the fully perfect expected ending I figured it was building to, but it was still an absolutely perfect ending. The author truly did a great job ending it. I recommend this book to teens and up, especially those who like A Christmas Carol.
4 (out of 5) Stars
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