Liesl & Po

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Harper Collins, Oct 4, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 320 pages
17 Reviews

Liesl lives in a tiny attic bedroom, locked away by her cruel stepmother. Her only friends are the shadows and the mice—until one night a ghost appears from the darkness. It is Po, who comes from the Other Side. Both Liesl and Po are lonely, but together they are less alone.

That same night, an alchemist's apprentice, Will, bungles an important delivery. He accidentally switches a box containing the most powerful magic in the world with one containing something decidedly less remarkable

Will's mistake has tremendous consequences for Liesl and Po, and it draws the three of them together on an extraordinary journey.

From New York Times bestselling author Lauren Oliver comes a luminous and magnificent novel that glows with rare magic, ghostly wonders, and a true friendship that lights even the darkest of places.

  

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Her writing is so prolific and gorgeous. - Goodreads
The pacing of this novel is perfect. - Goodreads
The illustrations were quite effective, though. - Goodreads
The writing is exquisite. - Goodreads
It didn't have the most unpredictable plot. - Goodreads
The writing is just as wonderful as the characters. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Emily May - Goodreads

I originally gave this 4 stars but changed it after I did some thinking. I definitely wanted this book to be at least 4 stars and even convinced myself at certain points that it was far better than I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ronyell - Goodreads

“A Tale about a mix-up that changes several characters' lives forever!” Liesl Will For many years now, I have been reading the “Harry Potter” series by JK Rowling and I really enjoyed every single one ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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Section 4
103
Section 5
163
Section 6
193
Section 7
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Section 8
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 17
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Section 18
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Section 19
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Section 20
283
Section 21
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 22
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Section 23
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Section 24
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About the author (2011)

Lauren Oliver captivated readers with her first novel, the New York Times bestseller Before I Fall, a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year. She followed that up with Delirium, the first book in her New York Times bestselling trilogy, which continued with Pandemonium. Oliver is also the author of Liesl & Po, a book for middle-grade readers, which received three starred reviews and was described as "a gorgeous story—timeless and magical" by Newbery Medal winner Rebecca Stead. A graduate of the University of Chicago and NYU's MFA program, Lauren Oliver lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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