Gloom Town [ epub ] By Ronald L. Smith



10 thoughts on “Gloom Town

  1. says:

    This was such an amazingly creepy read Full of seafaring mythology magicloved the friendship bn these 2 characters so much the love of familyThe story was so uniue weird wonderful I seen it described on google as “Lemony Snicket and

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    eARC provided by publisher through NetGalley All opinions are my ownI liked the premise for this one and the cover is a bit spooky and cool at the same time There are things that I enjoyed and then there were other parts that were a bit confusingLet’s start with the good I liked the friendship between Rory and Isabell

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    I'm of two minds about this bookOn the one hand I like the characters and setting I want to read adventures with them I want to see what their next steps are But the narrative has a very odd flowThere are multiples turns to

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    I received this arc from NetGalley in exchange for an honest reviewThis was a very fast read that I think I would have enjoyed a lot when I was younger It's got an interesting magical mystery two strong characters and some f

  5. says:

    Rory is a 12 year old who is struggling to help his single mother provide for their humble living in a very Dickensian sty

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    In a town called Gloom almost everything and everyone is washed out and dark For Rory this is the only life he's known But when he gets a new job for a dangerous and secretive employer he starts to wonder if life in Gloom was supposed to be that way With the help of his best friend Izzy Rory sets out to unravel the web of secrets

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    As the new valet at Foxglove Manor Rory discovers that things are not what he'd hoped There are unusual guests a forbidden red door and a grumpy old butler who watches his every move Things really go south when Rory discovers a human heart buried in the garden He has kept everything hidden from his mother but not from his best friend Izzy When Lord Foxglove steals their shadows they decide to get them back and free the town from F

  8. says:

    There are many things which I enjoyed about Gloom Town The main characters are well fleshed out and the secondary characters like Rory’s mom

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    35 Huge thank you to Raincoast for this ARC Gloom Town is the story of twelve year old Rory who decided to apply for a job at a spooky mansion called Foxglove as a means to help out his mother who is financially struggling Rory thinks the job should be easy until he uncovers that their may be something sinister going on at the manor Rory f

  10. says:

    Thank you NetGalley and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's Book Group for this digital copy in exchange for an honest reviewDescriptionA delightfully creepy novel from a Coretta Scott KingJohn Steptoe New Talent Award winner imbued with magic and seafaring mythology Lemony Snicket and Jessica Townsend meet Greenglass House with a hint of E

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When twelve year old Rory applies for a job at a spooky old mansion in his gloomy seaside town he finds the owner Lord Foxglove odd and unpleasant But he and his mom need the money so he takes the job. This was such an amazingly creepy read Full of seafaring mythology magicloved the friendship bn these 2 characters so much the love of familyThe story was so uniue weird wonderful I seen it described on google as Lemony Snicket and Jessica Townsend meet Greenglass House with a hint of Edward Gorey thrown in yup I loved it Lol Rory is such a sweet kid he deserves the world Lol he was just a great character this cover is amazing as well recommend this if you re in the mood for a great spooky readSynopsis When twelve year old Rory applies for a job at a spooky old mansion in his gloomy seaside town he finds the owner Lord Foxglove odd and unpleasant But he and his mom need the money so he takes the job anyway Rory soon finds out that his new boss is not just strange he s not even human and he s trying to steal the townspeople s shadows Together Rory and his friend Isabella set out to uncover exactly what Foxglove and his otherworldly accomplices are planning and devise a strategy to defeat them But can two kids defeat a group of ancient evil beings who are determined to take over the world Obsession twelve year old Rory applies for a job at a spooky old mansion in his gloomy seaside The Supreme Court and Puerto Rico town he finds Simply Napkins the owner Lord Foxglove odd and unpleasant But he and his mom need The Unconscious Civilization the money so he The Complete Tightwad Gazette takes The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years the job. This was such an amazingly creepy read Full of seafaring mythology magicloved الدعوة الإسلامية دعوة عالمية the friendship bn Writing and Selling Magazine Articles these 2 characters so much The Strange Bird the love of familyThe story was so uniue weird wonderful I seen it described on google as Lemony Snicket and Jessica Townsend meet Greenglass House with a hint of Edward Gorey Cleopatras Daughter this cover is amazing as well recommend Settlers the mood for a great spooky readSynopsis When Never Deny a Duke (Decadent Dukes Society, twelve year old Rory applies for a job at a spooky old mansion in his gloomy seaside The Sphinx town he finds Tidelands (Fairmile the owner Lord Foxglove odd and unpleasant But he and his mom need Pretty Lucy Merwyn the money so he Strings takes Carnal Sacrifice (Brides of Caralon, the job anyway Rory soon finds out Catch and Release that his new boss is not just strange he s not even human and he s Devils Paw (Imp, trying Canyons of Night (Rainshadow, to steal All Tied Up the In the Eyes of Crazy (Kontras Menagerie to uncover exactly what Foxglove and his otherworldly accomplices are planning and devise a strategy Tea Environments and Plantation Culture to defeat 50 Hikes in the Adirondack Mountains them But can Survive by the Team two kids defeat a group of ancient evil beings who are determined Angels & Demons (Angels & Demons, to Washington! (Wagons West, take over Tennessee! (Wagons West, the world

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Exactly what Foxglove and his otherworldly accomplices are planning and devise a strategy to defeat them But can two kids defeat a group of ancient evil beings who are determined to take over the wor. As the new valet at Foxglove Manor Rory discovers that things are not what he d hoped There are unusual guests a forbidden red door and a grumpy old butler who watches his every move Things really go south when Rory discovers a human heart buried in the garden He has kept everything hidden from his mother but not from his best friend Izzy When Lord Foxglove steals their shadows they decide to get them back and free the town from Foxglove s evil plot Rory is kidnapped on their way to the manor but Izzy escapes and arrives with reinforcements just in time to save him Together they pass through the red door and discover an evil ueen feasting on shadows in order to reenter the corporeal world Rory s stone necklace shatters on the ground releasing his shadow which defeats the voracious ueen The defeat of the ueen has released Rory s father from her prison and he has returned unaware that he has a son Rory discovers that his father is a mage and so is he Mages attend the Bastion for training and Rory decides that he would like to learn there Izzy is determined to go with himThis is so close to being a truly outstanding story The premise is intriguing the plot moves along apace and the characters are likeable or detestable in approiate measure but the story seems to get lost in it s possibilities somehow Rory s time in the mansion is perfect creepy characters danger around every corner and a malevolent mystery to be solved His best friend Izzy is a wonderful and courageous heroine who inspires Rory to his own great deeds The adventure is always up to par and the mystery of the town and it s inhabitants is well plotted The flat feeling comes from Rory s mother who doesn t seem to uite fit in with the rest of the characters and the story Perhaps this is because the story is told from her twelve year old son s point of view but it would be nice if she was dashing and daring to match Rory Izzy and Goldenrod The descriptions of people and places provide intrigue and interest and it is easy to visualize this as a great Disney movie The right actress could supply the bravado his mother needs and the story would be perfect escapism An Infamous Army (Alastair, to defeat Score! them But can Abela two kids defeat a group of ancient evil beings who are determined A Sisters Secret to Arabella / Bath Tangle / The Nonesuch take over Butchers Crossing the wor. 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Anyway Rory soon finds out that his new boss is not just strange he’s not even human and he’s trying to steal the townspeople’s shadows Together Rory and his friend Isabella set out to uncover. I received this arc from NetGalley in exchange for an honest reviewThis was a very fast read that I think I would have enjoyed a lot when I was younger It s got an interesting magical mystery two strong characters and some fun plot points The writing and plot were pretty simplistic but still conveyed a good story This isn t among my favorites of the children s books I read as an adult category but I did enjoy the book