The Shadows

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Thorndike Press, 2010 - Fiction - 267 pages
19 Reviews
When eleven-year-old Olive moves into the crumbling old mansion on Linden Street she's right to think there's something weird about the place especially the walls covered in creepy antique paintings. But when she finds a pair of old-fashioned glasses in a dusty drawer she discovers the most peculiar thing yet - she can travel inside these paintings to Elsewhere a world that's strangely quiet… and eerily sinister.

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Review: The Shadows (The Books of Elsewhere #1)

User Review  - Jan - Goodreads

Olive's family buys an old, creepy house that is enormous.and full of odd paintings. Olive's parents are absorbed with Math and all things mathmatical so Olive has lots of time to explore. When she ... Read full review

Review: The Shadows (The Books of Elsewhere #1)

User Review  - Michelle - Goodreads

I will definitely be reading this series! I originally grabbed this book from my local library when I saw that the author will be visiting for our annual book festival (this week). The inside blurb ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

Jacqueline West was born in Red Wing, Minnesota on December 29, 1979. She received a BM in voice performance with a minor in English from the University of Wisconsin. Her works include the Books of Elsewhere series and Cherma, a series of poems about Wisconsin's Bohemian immigrants. Her poetry has appeared in several print and online publications. She won the 2008 Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg prize for poetry.

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