Greenglass House

Greenglass House

Book - 2014
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At Greenglass House, a smuggler's inn, twelve-year-old Milo, the innkeepers' adopted son, plans to spend his winter holidays relaxing but soon guests are arriving with strange stories about the house sending Milo and Meddy, the cook's daughter, on an adventure.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,, [2014]
ISBN: 9780544052703
Branch Call Number: J FIC MILF
Characteristics: 376 pages ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Zollars, Jaime - Illustrator
Alternative Title: Green glass house


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FPL_JenB Jan 04, 2020

Another lovely story from Kate Milford. I enjoyed The Left Handed Fate so much a few weeks ago, that I decided to start this one. Imagine my delight when I realized the two stories have some things in common- setting and distant relations between some of the characters. I can't wait to read more! I would most likely hand this to middle-grade readers who like mystery, magic, and role-playing games.

Dec 30, 2019

It was very intriguing and inclusively intense

Jul 31, 2019

"This book is a great mystery novel and involves lots of teamwork. This is a great read for people who like mysteries and who also don't get too scared. This book is similar to Stuart Gibbs 'Fun Jungle' series -- which I also love. I encourage you to read it (or at least try it)."
Review written by by eldest child.

Jun 22, 2019

Book #6
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Jan 04, 2019

I loved the suspense and the mystery of the book towards the end, but I was dissapointed that that wasn't included in the start. All together great read.

Sep 16, 2018

This was a really good book that contains mystery and suspense, the only thing I did not like about it was that I felt it was a little slow in the beginning.

Apr 23, 2018

This was a unique read. The whole time I was reading, I was wondering if it was fantasy or a sort of an alternate reality with a slightly exaggerated concept of what is feasible.

And then...

And THEN...

And then I hit the plot twist in chapter 12. Oh, my goodness. It absolutely blindsided me, and yet the author totally played fair - if you looked at all the preceding writing, it made total sense in context, and you could even see subtle hints it was coming. But I have to declare it an example of masterful writing.

Though I personally have never minded spoilers (life is too short to get hung up on things like that), I will not spoil it beyond that and I urge you not to spoil it for yourself either. The "Wait, WHAT?!" moment will be well worth it. The story leading up to it is certainly intriguing and entertaining enough to hold your interest, too, and though it's not the focus, Milo's feelings about his adoption add an undercurrent of emotional depth beneath the main plotline. Highly recommended.

Jul 16, 2017

This is an amazing book πŸ“š filled with action suspense and imagination as the two children try to find out why guests our showing at unexpected times. This book is just so cool 😎 and I love it 😍. I have already read it 10 times!!!!!!!😍😍😍😍😍😍😜😍😜😍😜😜😍😍😍😜

MissLauraStorytime Nov 18, 2016

My favorite children's novel of 2014. Unique characters, friendships, unexpected twists, set in an old house during a snowstorm. Cozy, mysterious, and gentle, I was hoping that all would end well for everyone involved.

Oct 06, 2016

This made me feel as if I were actually there, in that old, comfortable inn, surrounded by snow. I liked the book until the end, which was a little too weird for me and somewhat spoiled the story. Warm and fuzzy, with a mystery for added enjoyment.

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