Poets & YA Novels Part 3

Haunting Violet by Alyxandra Harvey

Haunting Violet by Alyxandra Harvey

Violet aids her mother who pretends to communicate with the dead. As she grows older, Violet discovers that she has the ability to see spirits, and her friend Colin helps her understand her new powers. At the beginning of the novel, Violet first accompanies her mother during on of her scams. Violet talks to Colin about the book she plans to buy with her earnings. She wants Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, but Colin complains that there are no pirates in that book. She suggests "The Goblin Market" by Christina Rossetti as it should contain goblins.

The Book of Fairies

"The Goblin Market" by Christina Rossetti is available in The Book of Fairies

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