A Comb of Wishes by Lisa Stringfellow

A Comb of Wishes

Lisa Stringfellow

fiction fantasy middle grade adventurous emotional mysterious medium-paced

272 pages | first published 2022

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Set against the backdrop of Caribbean folklore, Lisa Stringfellow's spellbinding middle grade debut tells of a grieving girl and a vengeful mermaid and will enchant readers who loved Kacen Callender's Hurricane Child or Christian McKay Heidicker's...
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Summary of 21 reviews


emotional 92%
adventurous 85%
hopeful 42%
mysterious 42%
reflective 35%
sad 35%
tense 28%
challenging 7%
dark 7%
funny 7%
inspiring 7%


medium 50%
fast 50%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 100%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 50% | No: 37% | It's complicated: 12%

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