House of Salt and Sorrows

House of Salt and Sorrows Review

In a manor by the sea, twelve sisters are cursed.

Annaleigh lives a sheltered life at Highmoor, a manor by the sea, with her sisters, their father, and stepmother. Once they were twelve, but loneliness fills the grand halls now that four of the girls' lives have been cut short. Each death was more tragic than the last—the plague, a plummeting fall, a drowning, a slippery plunge—and there are whispers throughout the surrounding villages that the family is cursed by the gods.

Disturbed by a series of ghostly visions, Annaleigh becomes increasingly suspicious that the deaths were no accidents. Her sisters have been sneaking out every night to attend glittering balls, dancing until dawn in silk gowns and shimmering slippers, and Annaleigh isn't sure whether to try to stop them or to join their forbidden trysts. Because who—or what—are they really dancing with?

When Annaleigh's involvement with a mysterious stranger who has secrets of his own intensifies, it's a race to unravel the darkness that has fallen over her family—before it claims her next.

Title:House of Salt and Sorrows
Edition Language:English

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  • chan ?

    barbie walked so this book could run...

  • Nilufer Ozmekik

    5 SPOOKY, TERRIFYING, OH MY GOD MY HANDS STILL TREMBLING , CONTAINING GOTHIC ELEMENTS, GHOSTS AND CURSES KINDA STORY, PLEASE LEAVE YOUR LIGHTS ON BEFORE GO TO SLEEP AFTER THIS BOOK AND DON’T BE AFRA...

  • Jesse (JesseTheReader)

    well this was trippy, weird, & unexpected! i've never read the story this book is based on so maybe had i read that i wouldn't be as surprised as i am, but here we are. the only downfall for me was th...

  • Chaima ? ?????

    guess who is single and ready toread this retelling of "The Twelve Dancing Princesses" and reinject myself in with this fictional world and its characters to avoid engaging with my very real responsib...

  • megs_bookrack

    The award for Exceptional New Voice in YA Horror goes to......ERIN A. CRAIG!!!!I loved this book so much. It was not at all what I expected but I am so damned pleased with what it turned out to be! ...

  • jessica

    ‘show me debauched nightmares or sunniest daydreams. come not as you are but as you wish to be seen.’ uhhh… theres definitely gonna be nightmares. how come no one told me this would be so creep...

  • Chelsea Humphrey

    BOTM YA selection August 2019!3.5 STARS"As they whispered their strained condolences, I noticed the guests were careful to not get too close. Was it in deference to our station, or were they worried s...

  • Melissa ? Dog/Wolf Lover ? Martin

    August Owlcrate Unboxing! Click under the pic to see all of the goodies!THE GOODIES LINKI would say a 3.5 stars. I liked it well enough. I loved the characters and the overall craziness of the book. I...

  • Debra

    In a manor by the sea, twelve sisters are cursed..3.5 starsAnnaleigh, (who BTW, doesn't love this name?) lives at Highmoor, a Manor by the sea with her father, his new wife and her eleven sisters. Tra...

  • Chloe

    2.5 stars*I was LOVING this book at the start, but as the story went on I started to lose interest in the story and was honestly waiting for it to be over. My favourite thing about this book was defin...