When Marshall King and Elyse Alton suddenly wake up tangled in each other's arms with zero memory of how they got there or even who they are, it's the start of a long journey through their separate pasts and shared future.
Terrified by their amnesia, Marshall and Elyse make a pact to work together to find the answers that could restore their missing memories. As they piece together clues about their lives, they discover that they're in the idyllic mountain resort town of Summer Falls. Everyone seems happy there, but as Marshall and Elyse quickly learn, darkness lurks beneath the town's perfect facade. Not only is the town haunted by sinister ghosts, but none of its living inhabitants retain bad memories of anything—not the death of Marshall's mom, not the hidden violence in Elyse's family, not even the day-to-day anguish of being a high schooler.
Lonely in this world of happy zombies, Marshall and Elyse fall into an intense relationship founded on their mutual quest for truth. But the secrets they're trying to uncover could be the death of this budding love affair—and of everyone, and everything, they love in Summer Falls.
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Kitanidis’s elaborate premise requires significant suspension of disbelief, so while there’s no faulting the author’s dialogue or characterizations, skeptical eyebrows will likely remain raised throughout.Read Full Review of Glimmer | See more reviews from Publishers Weekly
The plot is the best part of Glimmer, and it’s worth it if you can get around a few flaws. Glimmer is a standalone book, so everything gets wrapped up neatly and I couldn’t find any major loose ends.Read Full Review of Glimmer
Although the story was intriguing and had me reading through the pages without wanting to stop, I felt lost and confused most of the time.Read Full Review of Glimmer
Glimmer is a stellar sophomore novel from Phoebe Kitanidis. Fans of paranormal YA will eat this one up—I know I did!Read Full Review of Glimmer
entirely riveted by this fairly obscure gem. I hadn’t heard too much about it, and the hype wasn’t overdone, so I was even more blown away.Read Full Review of Glimmer
It had elements of the occult, romance, and a certain Stepford quality to it, but it read like an action packed mystery... If you are looking for a quick, fun, twisted summer read, you need to check Glimmer out! You won't be disappointed!Read Full Review of Glimmer
What a great story, finally something original, refreshing and creepy!Read Full Review of Glimmer
Glimmer is fantastic, original, and full of surprises. This is a riveting tale about magic, evil, forgiveness, and second chances.Read Full Review of Glimmer
an exciting and interesting premise that Kitanidis pulls off successfully... Fans of mysteries with paranormal twists will love this one.Read Full Review of Glimmer
The description for this alone is what intrigued me to read it and I'm glad that I did. The world Phoebe created was one of mystery and intrigue and lets just say it... amnesia.Read Full Review of Glimmer
This was my first experience with Kitanidis' writing, and I must say that I was impressed. She has a way with words and how she shapes her scenes that had me as the reader in a sort of panic to find out what was happening to these peopleRead Full Review of Glimmer
Kitanidis isn't afraid to make her protagonists struggle. Combine this with the creepy town, the fast pacing, and the inability to predict what exactly came next... and you've got an excellent thriller.Read Full Review of Glimmer
a fun, fast-paced read, partly because you won’t want to put it down until you’ve figured everything out and know what’s happening. It’s mystifying and thrilling and just a little bit creepy. I definitely enjoyed this wild adventure.Read Full Review of Glimmer
a fun, fast read that you'll want to finish the day you start because you'll need to know what's going on.Read Full Review of Glimmer
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