Spirits That Walk in Shadow

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Penguin, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 306 pages
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“A Wildly inventive and surprisingly playful sci-fi thriller.”—Washington Post
 
Roommates Jaimie Locke and Kim Calloway are each looking to find a new life at college. It’s Jaimie’s first time Outside—away from her large, complicated family and their magical traditions—and she wants to learn what nonmagical life is like. Kim is anxious to escape the depression that’s been dragging her down since last year so she can make new friends and create the art she loves.
 
But almost as soon as they unpack, Jaimie realizes that Kim’s depression is different from normal sadness. Something outside of Kim is literally forcing her to be depressed, pursuing and draining her. Just like that, the two girls—along with Jaime’s cousins and a Presence named Rugee—try to capture and rout the creature that is following Kim.
 
No one said that college would be easy....
 

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User Review  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

An engaging urban fantasy for young adults, in which two young women meet as roommates their freshman year of college, and are transformed by their friendship, and the adventures they share. Kim ... Read full review

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User Review  - LauraLulu - LibraryThing

Great concept, lackluster execution. It wasn't horrible, it was just utterly boring. I was going to give it 3 stars, but when it came down to it, I didn't "like it", it "was ok", which is what the ... Read full review

Contents

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Nina Kiriki Hoffman lives in Eugene, Oregon.

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