Melanie Tamaki is human?but her parents aren?t. They are from Half World, a Limbo between our world and the afterlife, and her father is still there. When her mother disappears, Melanie must follow her to Half World?and neither of them may return alive. Imagine Coraline as filmed by the Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki (Howl?s Moving Castle), or Neil Gaiman collaborating with Charles de Lint. Half World is vivid, visceral, unforgettable, a combination of prose and images that will haunt you.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - allison.sivak - LibraryThing
I liked the somewhat unconventional presentation of this book, with illustrations (beautifully done). The familiarity of Vancouver as a setting was fun to read. But the characters and plot weren't ... Read full review
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Finally! A unique and imaginative YA fiction. I love this book for many reasons. For starters, it is creepy, violent, and gory. Reader beware, the imagery will stick with you. It had a very relatable ... Read full review