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But then there’s this one: October 4, Publisher’s recommended age s: Other times, due to its tendency to follow Po around everywhere and yelp excitedly at every shooting star or wisp of cloud dust, it seemed much more dog.

It’s your life, folks. Nov 02, Steph Sinclair rated it really liked it Recommended to Steph by: One of the points that Oliver tries to teach?

Liesl & Po by Lauren Oliver – review

P She’s credited as Laura Schedenfrude. And so it was, just then. One night, Liesl notices a strange darkness in the shape of a child and discovers a ghost in her room. And so a story is born. Anyone who is still a child at heart.

Because that obviously makes total sense. We never seem to forget where characters leave off; each resume effortlessly. Another great message the book would like to say is: It was unheard of! Just buy this book and love it, like I did. Continue reading Show less. View all 46 comments. I was going to create a heroine section but I kind of liked these characters altogether.


I think they connected really well together and, even though Liesl held them together, I still thought of them as one. Magic and Fantasy Book type: He even planned to do everything to save Liesl! But she chooses storytelling elements — comically grotesque villains, cartoonish ancillary characters, spirits that often seem more vehicles for the discussion of metaphysical concepts than compelling personalities, and multiple convenient plot devices that strain credulity, even in an alternative reality — that result in a somewhat confused tone and muddled narrative.

Liesl & Po

That really made it an even better reading experience. I’d highly recommend obtaining the hardcover of this book if you can. The cover is gorgeous click on it to enlarge and see for yourself! A lost boy called Will and a ghost under the name Po and his pet that are in between the living and the dead are the very characters that will change all that. A fantastic book by Lauren Oliver. But I promised myself, even if the story stunk, I would still keep it on my bookshelf.

This is a perfect read-aloud for a classroom or family, particularly because of its middle grade classifi Ahhh I am so charmed by Liesl and Po! So basically what I am saying here is that I am a pathetic, horrible excuse for a scientist and this experiment is a total sham.

Liesl & Po by Lauren Oliver

And if you are like me, you are not bothered at this point by trivialities such as probables and plausibles. Could an year-old girl read this?

He hated when humans thought ghosts existed only to jump out at them, hide behind abandoned wearhouses and scare them.

Laureen goodness triumphs over perils both personal and cosmic as Liesl and her friends try to lay her father’s ghost to rest and restore light and harmony to the world. They were exactly how I would have pictured them. Just how much does overall wr I read Delirium and it really wasn’t for me.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I honestly think I could have enjoyed the writing style in Delirium more had I known what Oliver was capable of. They’d all been dealt very sad cards in life and I kept thinking, “Those poor children. The story really goes smoothly like a calm river going to the waterfalls. Even the evil ones are deliciously bad, and the whole structure moves forward with a sublime rhythm that I found completely mesmerizing.

One is vaguely boy-shaped and the other could be a cat, or maybe a dog but none of that actually matters because things aren’t so straightforward on the Liesp Side. However, this book has obviously touched a lot of adult readers. So, for three days she does not light her oil lamp and or draw.

Liesl lives in a tiny attic bedroom, locked away by her cruel stepmother.

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The drawings were beautiful. He would begin to feel the electricity from distant stars pulsing through him like a heartbeat. I found them to be very brave and strong.