North of Nowhere by Liz Kessler

North of Nowhere

Liz Kessler

272 pages first pub 2013 (editions)

fiction fantasy middle grade mystery mysterious fast-paced


From the New York Times bestselling author of the Emily Windsnap series comes a captivating adventure about family, friendship, and the bonds that bridge time.The sleepy seaside village of Porthaven hides a mystery: Mia’s grandad has vanished, and...

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Community Reviews Summary of 91 reviews


adventurous 80%
mysterious 80%
emotional 40%
inspiring 40%
relaxing 40%
tense 40%
challenging 20%
dark 20%
funny 20%
reflective 20%
sad 20%


fast 60%
medium 40%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 50%

Strong character development?

No: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 80% | Yes: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

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