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SUMMARY Texting the UnderworldD Ashling s age The author was creating tension by having Conor keep Ashling a secret and making it difficult from the moment she got there to when the book nded Conor s motivation through out the story was trying to keep his soon to be dead loved one alive but also get Ashling s life back I thought the Tangled Webs (The Black Jewels, ending of the book was really confusing and somewhat weak it just didn t clearify anything I was shocked when Ashling wasxplaining why she was there and how it happened I was confused at the beginning of the book and why they started "The Book Off How They Did I Was Sad When "book off how they did I was sad when found out witch family member was going to die because it must have been really hard for Conor when he found out I would rate this book 2 stars out of 5 just because it didn t interest me as much as I thought it would I would recommend this book to people whom njoy fantasy fiction with some realistic fiction with it I thought this book would be a very poetic and sympathetic book but it didn t turn out to be like that Another clever and witty fantasy from Booraem
again set in New England and dealing with family history This time the family is the O Neill s living inset in New England and dealing with family history This time the family is the O Neill s living in Boston Conor a seventh grader who loves maps and dislikes conflict is plunged into adventure when he meets Ashling a girl his age who happens to be dead Not only is Ashling dead she is his family s personal banshee and she has come to keen a death and take the dear departed to the underworld If she succeeds in her mission she ll get to be born again and scape the afterlife But someone in Conor s family is going to die and soon unless he can prevent it The reserved boy who s terrified of spiders nds up taking risks he never imagined in order to save the people he lovesyou may or may not like Booraem s vision of the afterworldit involves a host of pagan gods and reincarnation but Conor and his family are likeable and believable And Ashling is a doll and I laughed out loud a few times while reading this A strong addition to most middle grade arly YA collections Recommended. Aybe they get a signalDiscover why Kirkus has called Booraem's work utterly original American fantasy freuently hysterical This totally fresh take on the afterlife combines the kid next door appeal of Percy Jackson with the snark of Artemis Fowl and the heart of a true middle grade class. ,
Beyond the supernatural hijinks with a banshee and trips to the underworld which were all pretty fun was a story of a boy trying to figure out who he is while trying to live up to the Elisabeth Shue 135 Success Facts - Everything You Need to Know about Elisabeth Shue expectations and needs of his father who is trying to resolve his own childhood disappointments Not anasy task The Man Without a Face especially when dad can t see past his own disappointments and realize that his son may have different plans While Conor s father loves his son and has the best of intentions he discards Conor s interests as childish distractions and pushes his son who isn t ready to leave his comfort zone for new schools new worlds Conor lives with his mother father and younger sister in the Southie neighborhood of Boston and next door to his grandfather Grumps His father s goal is for Conor to get out of Southie first through Latin School then Boston College where Conor will studyconomics All the things that he didn t get to do because his father Grumps let him down The his father focuses on where he wants Conor to go ignores Conor s own dreams and these are still forming and scoffs at Conor s maps the Conor holds on to his neighborhood and the comfort of "knowing Happy Easter, Mouse! (If You Give...) exactly where he is In the GPS sense of knowingxactly where he is "exactly where he is In the GPS sense of knowing Gone (Gone, exactly where he is the banshee provides a useful distraction that helps Conor finally make his own choices clear but I found the use of death and the idea of control over death distressing and disturbing I would not recommend this for a young person who has had to deal with the death of someone close at least not without supervision I felt that this book really brought the out the Irish culture which was very interesting to read about This really a book kids can relate tospecially kids that have recently started Middle School Ellen Booraem has taught me through this book that it s okay to have fears and that once you can overcome anything it was pretty good Have you ver read a book that starts off with a uote that makes the book sound so deep but then it all of a sudden goes to when a kid named Conor tries to kill Perpetual scaredy cat Conor O'Neill has the fright of his life when a banshee girl named Ashling shows up in his bedroom Ashling is as all banshees are a harbinger of death but she's new at this banshee business and first she insists on going to middle school As Conor attempts to hide he. .
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m reading The Underworld starts The genre of this book is fantasy fiction To be honest this book wasn t my favorite it didn t interest me at all The book starts off with a boy named Conor living his normal awkward teenage life He receives a visit from his family s bansheeif you don t know what a banshee is you ll find out in the book Her name is Ashling she told that she was there to collect the soon to be dead loved one of Conor She xplained to Conor that if she did this she would be given another chance at her life that she failed at Ashling said that she d have to wait with Conor until the loved one passed she insisted that she go to school with Conor When conor found his loved one would die soon and gone forever he tries to do everything in his power to help that loved one stay alive He in his power to help that loved one stay alive He plaid a visit to the underworld with his new friend Ashling while trying to keep her a secret from All Seated on the Ground everyone andverything The story takes place in "various places such as Conor s home school underworld also it take place in modern time The setting is relevant to "places such as Conor s home school underworld also it take place in modern time The setting is relevant to story because Ashling is from the underworld and Conor tries to keep her a secret in school and verything starts in his own home The conflict is person vs self because Conor through out the book has to keeping thinking and running it over that it might not be such a great idea about what he s doing and how he feels The theme is loyalty because Conor has to stay loyal to Ashling because he wants her regain her life back but he doesn t want to lost own loved The point of view of the story is first person this helps the reader understand about Conor s thoughts and feelings The title can relate to story because Conor is trying to helps veryone and he tries to fix that by visiting the underworld The narrator is reliable because he is in the story and he shares he feelings and thoughts with the reader The author s word choice was very interesting he used a teenagers vocabulary to connect better with Conor an. R identity from his teachers he realizes he's going to have to pay a visit to the underworld if he wants to keep his family safe Got your cellYeah Don't see what good it'll do meI'll text you if anything happens that you should knowText me Javier we'll be in the afterlifeYou never knowi m reading