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House of Salt and Sorrows In a manor by the sea, twelve sisters are cursed.Annaleigh lives a sheltered life at Highmoor, a manor by the sea, with her sisters, their father, and stepmother Once they were twelve, but loneliness fills the grand halls now that four of the girls lives have been cut short Each death wastragic than the last the plague, a plummeting fall, a drowning, a slippery plunge and there are whispers throughout the surrounding villages that the family is cursed by the gods.Disturbed by a series of ghostly visions, Annaleigh becomes increasingly suspicious that the deaths were no accidents Her sisters have been sneaking out every night to attend glittering balls, dancing until dawn in silk gowns and shimmering slippers, and Annaleigh isn t sure whether to try to stop them or to join their forbidden trysts Because who or what are they really dancing with When Annaleigh s involvement with a mysterious stranger who has secrets of his own intensifies, it s a race to unravel the darkness that has fallen over her family before it claims her next. Free Download House of Salt and Sorrows [ author ] Erin A. Craig [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. 3.5 STARSAs they whispered their strained condolences, I noticed the guests were careful to not get too close Was it in deference to our station, or were they worried something might rub off I wanted to chalk it up to the lowbrow superstition, but as a distant aunt approached me, a thin smile on her thin lips, the same question lingered in her eyes, just below the surface, impossible to miss Which one of us would be next Oh yes, I love a good book that is unafraid to pull a few punches Her 3.5 STARSAs they whispered their strained condolences, I noticed the guests were careful to not get too close Was it in deference to our station, or were they worried something might rub off I wanted to chalk it up to the lowbrow superstition, but as a distant aunt approached me, a thin smile on her thin lips, the same question lingered in her eyes, just below the surface, impossible to miss Which one of us would be next Oh yes, I love a good book that is unafraid to pull a few punches Here s the thing initially, I was drawn to this book for three reasons it s a fairytale retelling, it has a gorgeous cover, and it s got the whole romantic horror aspect down pat Is this a sub genre YA romance horror If not, it certainly should be. Overall, this one delivered, and I m intrigued to seefrom Erin A Craig in the future Like I stated above, this is a YA retelling of a somewhat obscure fairytale by the Brother s Grimm called The Twelve...

  2. In a manor by the sea, twelve sisters are cursed..3.5 starsAnnaleigh, who BTW, doesn t love this name lives at Highmoor, a Manor by the sea with her father, his new wife and her eleven sisters Tragedy seems to be hitting this family hard, perhaps it is cursed The villagers think so This used to be a big happy family But after their Mother died, the family went into mourning, then four of her sisters died one by one Annaleigh begins to believe that her sister s deaths are not accidents A In a manor by the sea, twelve sisters are cursed..3.5 starsAnnaleigh, who BTW, doesn t love this name lives at Highmoor, a Manor by the sea with her father, his new wife and her eleven sisters Tragedy seems to be hitting this family hard, perhaps it is cursed The villagers think so This used to be a big happy family But after their Mother died, the family went into mourning, then four of her sisters died one by one Annaleigh begins to believe that her sister s deaths are not accidents After the latest death, her Stepmother convinces her father that they should stop mourning and dress in beautiful clothing again, have balls ...

  3. I am spooked, in love, and broken.The House of Salt and Sorrows is an enchanting and haunting retelling of the Brother Grimm s fairy taleDie Zw lf Tanzenden Prinzessinnen, The Twelve Dancing Princesses or sometimes referred to as The Worn Out Dancing Shoes or The Shoes that were Danced to Pieces Erin A Craig s spin on the tale delivers a magically engrossing tale including gods, a suspicious stepmother, magic doorways, haunting visions, terrifying suspense, and sweet romance I am spooked, in love, and broken.The House of Salt and Sorrows is an enchanting and haunting retelling of the Brother Grimm s fairy taleDie Zw lf Tanzenden Prinzessinnen, The Twelve Dancing Princesses or sometimes referred to as The Worn Out Dancing Shoes or The Shoes that were Danced to Pieces Erin A Craig s spin on the tale delivers a magically engrossing tale including gods, a suspicious stepmother, magic doorways, haunting visions, terrifying suspense, and sweet romance A pot of gold for lovers of YA books and fairy tale retellings THIS MADE MY BEST OF 2019 BOOKLIST in the YA genre...

  4. The Twelve Dancing Princesses is one of my FAVOURITE fairytales and I simply ADORED Crimson Peak. This book puts them together with a dash of mystery death and hello hi I m not okay Like at all Publication is planned for fall 2019. W H A T

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  6. ARC received by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.This book was a total mind f k Fantasy horror thriller murder mysteryit was glorious I m usually not into murder mysteries or thrillers, but the fantasy aspect made it AMAZING The story follows Annaleigh, one of originally twelve sisters The family is in perpetual mourning as sister after sister dies, leading the town to believe the family is cursed The summary of the book talks about pretty dresses and danci ARC received by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.This book was a total mind f k Fantasy horror thriller murder mysteryit was glorious I m usually not into murder mysteries or thrillers, but the fantasy aspect made it AMAZING The story follows Annaleigh, one of originally twelve sisters The family is in perpetual mourning as sister after sister dies, leading the town to believe the family is cursed The summary of the book talks about pretty dresses and dancing at balls, but it is not as frilly as just that The reason behind all of the frillyness is actually quite dark and twisted.I enjoyed every minute of reading House of Salt and Sorrows, and I found it particularly enjoyable on dark and stormy nights It was incredibly suspenseful and I was pleasantly surprised that my eyes were glued to the page Not because I just enjoy binge reading things, but because I had to know what happened next And no...

  7. The writing was well done and the author put a unique twist on this tale Now, I didn t get creeped out like other reviewers have said I feel like I m immune to any of that stuff since I ve seen so many horror movies but there was a lot of ...

  8. Holy smokes This releases next TUESDAY Original I feel as a woman who lives on a remote island, 30 miles out to sea, I am obligated to read this book.ARC received and I couldn t be happier Plus, as I have confessed many times, retellings are my jam I am trash for retellings.

  9. Well, look what appeared in my mailbox today I m always interested in fairy tale retellings, and this one takes on The Twelve Dancing Princesses.

  10. Ohhhh wow I love the writing omg If you re looking for a fantasy thriller horror, this is for you However, I m going to have to sit it aside for a little bit because I don t do well on horror esque scenes I am a supreme wimp and aware of it and I got too many ...

  11. 4.5 stars House of Salt and Sorrows comes out on August 6, 2019.Extremely atmospheric, haunting, and filled with historically tinged Gothic horror, this was something unique.World 1 2Plot Execution 1 2Character Development Gothic Ocean Vibes Well hello, Gothic ocean inspired fairy tale retelling House of Salt and Sorrows was something I never knew I wanted until I read it It s a full cast list of sisters and other residents of Highmoor Estate, located on one of several isl 4.5 stars House of Salt and Sorrows comes out on August 6, 2019.Extremely atmospheric, haunting, and filled with historically tinged Gothic horror, this was something unique.World 1 2Plot Execution 1 2Character Development Gothic Ocean Vibes Well hello, Gothic ocean inspired fairy tale retelling House of Salt and Sorrows was something I never knew I wanted until I read it It s a full cast list of sisters and other residents of Highmoor Estate, located on one of several islands that are home to the People of the Salt, and what occurs as one by one the sisters succumb to mysterious deaths Something spooky and magical is afoot Annaleigh Thaumas is the second oldest of the surviving sisters Annaleigh doesn t believe that all of her sisters dying accidentally With a distinctively historical f...

  12. 4 5 stars e ARC provided by NetGalley and the publisher in exchange for an honest reviewHouse of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A Craig follows our main character Annaleigh whom, after being disturbed by a series of ghostly visions begins to suspect that the deaths of her sisters weren t accidents after all as she unravels the mysterious curse that s been haunting her and her family Where do I even begin This might just be my favorite read of the month so far I ve never read a retelling o 4 5 stars e ARC provided by NetGalley and the publisher in exchange for an honest reviewHouse of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A Craig follows our main character Annaleigh whom, after being disturbed by a series of ghostly visions begins to suspect that the deaths of her sisters weren t accidents after all as she unravels the mysterious curse that s been haunting her and her family Where do I even begin This might just be my favorite read of the month so far I ve never read a retelling of...

  13. This story is the reason books are written House of Salt and Sorrows is a wildly original, intricately woven, and absorbing tale of mystery, family secrets, love, monsters, Gods, and magic I rarely give out 5 stars but this book earned it easily along with a spot on my favorites and recommends list I thoroughly enjoyed the writing style, character development, history, world building and pacing I love when a story is so well written that it effortlessly plays out like a movie in my mind, w This story is the reason books are written House of Salt and Sorrows is a wildly original, intricately woven, and absorbing tale of mystery, family secrets, love, monsters, Gods, and magic I rarely give out 5 stars but this book earned it easily along with a spot on my favorites and recommends list I thoroughly enjoyed the writing style, character development, history, world building and pacing I love when a story is so well written that it effortlessly plays out like a movie in my mind, without hesitation to details I read it slowly, wanting...

  14. You can also read my review here of Salt and Sorrows is a book that I actually wasn t really excited about when I started it because I forgot what it was supposed to be about by the time I picked it up When I requested a review copy I was excited to read it because I had heard that it was a re telling of the 12 Dancing Princesses which is one of my favorite fairy tales This book was extremely eerie and creepy, but also incredibly beautiful and mag You can also read my review here of Salt and Sorrows is a book that I actually wasn t really excited about when I started it because I forgot what it was supposed to be about by the time I picked it up When I requested a review copy I was excited to read it because I had heard that it was a re telling of the 12 Dancing Princesses which is one of my favorite fairy tales This book was extremely eerie and creepy, but also incredibly beautiful and magical at the same time It is a wonderful retelling and really does the dark fairy tale justice.The first half of this book was absolutely incredible There were these horrifically creepy scenes that felt straight out of a horror movie and then there were chapters where the girls were excited about dresses and balls It was a crazy mix of contrasts and it was all pulled together beautifully somehow I found myself quickly emotionally attached to the characters and absolutely outrage...

  15. Craig s debut frames the Grimms tale of twelve dancing princesses as a Gothic murder mystery Laced gowns and mourning garb, fairy shoes and midnight balls, reanimated corpses and whispers in the dark, crashing seas and the taste of salt in the air There s a lot to love here, but the plot suffers from slow pacing and a lack of suspense that doesn t build until the final chapters Nestled on a bed of navy velvet were my shoes I d selected a jade leather, and the cobbler had added glittering s Craig s debut frames the Grimms tale of twelve dancing princesses as a Gothic murder mystery Laced gowns and mourning garb, fairy shoes and midnight balls, reanimated corpses and whispers in the dark, crashing seas and the taste of salt in the air There s a lot to love here, but the plot suffers from slow pacing and a lack...