MG Book Review: The Sisters of Straygarden Place by Hayley Chewins
This is a haunting fantasy about the bond between sisters and the power of magic that will keep you guessing until the very end.
Mayhap and her sisters live in a strange house that tends to their every need. Their parents left them with the peculiar warnings not to leave the house and not to go into the silver grass. When the oldest sister disobeys and goes into the grass, she returns with an illness that slowly changes her. Determined to find a cure, Mayhap searches for answers and discovers her sister’s fate is linked to that of a another girl hidden in the house. As everything she thinks she knows to be true unravels, she must find the courage to face dangerous magic head on.
With lyrical writing and a riveting premise, The Sisters of Straygarden Place is a must read.
About The Author
Hayley Chewins is a critically acclaimed author of The Turnaway Girls and The Sisters of Straygarden Place who describes herself as someone who writes books about magical girls with secrets. She lives in Johannesburg, South Africa with her family. You can visit her online at hayleychewins.com and on twitter @Hayley_Chewins.
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