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The House in the Cerulean Sea, by TJ Klune

cballgirl115's review against another edition

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adventurous emotional funny hopeful inspiring mysterious reflective medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

5.0

This book really did feel like a warm hug. Could’ve easily read it in one sitting but wanted to savor it as much as I could. Absolutely love the character in this, particularly Lucy and Chauncey. Highly recommend if you’re looking for something feel-good!

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lanav's review against another edition

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1.0

I so badly wanted to love this book!! I feel like a grinch saying this but sadly I found the writing and story surface level and predictable, spoon-feeding the readers. I tried hard to be charmed by this as many people were but everything including the relationships between characters just felt so forced. Nevertheless, an easy and quick read.

(This isn’t even including the problematic aspects of what he based this story on)

mareejames's review against another edition

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emotional hopeful inspiring medium-paced

3.75

themoonanditsstar's review against another edition

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adventurous hopeful inspiring relaxing fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

4.5

ragnajohanna's review against another edition

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funny hopeful lighthearted fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Plot
  • Strong character development? N/A
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

4.0

shellir's review against another edition

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5.0

charming book about finding acceptance and family.

liesforneweyes's review against another edition

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adventurous inspiring lighthearted relaxing medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

5.0

dflick2012's review against another edition

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5.0

I loved this book. I loved all of the children and Arthur and Linus and Zoe and Calliope. I do not have a single complaint about this book.

whinamoana's review against another edition

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hopeful medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated

4.0

radha15's review against another edition

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emotional funny hopeful inspiring reflective relaxing

4.25

this book came to me in a time i needed the most. i was constantly looking for contemporary romance novels to read during this particular phase of my life where things were not so good. i read this book based merely on the title. it's about a beautiful found family of misfits. its hopeful, emotional, happy. it reminded me the beautiful feeling of your friends slowly turning into family