The Bone Houses

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  • Hardcover
  • 352 pages
  • The Bone Houses
  • Emily Lloyd-Jones
  • English
  • 13 May 2017
  • 0316418412

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The Bone Houses Seventeen year old Aderyn Ryn only cares about two things her family, and her family s graveyard And right now, both are in dire straits Since the death of their parents, Ryn and her siblings have been scraping together a meager existence as gravediggers in the remote village of Colbren, which sits at the foot of a harsh and deadly mountain range that was once home to the fae The problem with being a gravedigger in Colbren, though, is that the dead don t always stay dead.The risen corpses are known as bone houses, and legend says that they re the result of a decades old curse When Ellis, an apprentice mapmaker with a mysterious past, arrives in town, the bone houses attack with new ferocity What is it about Ellis that draws them near Andimportantly, how can they be stopped for good Together, Ellis and Ryn embark on a journey that will take them deep into the heart of the mountains, where they will have to face both the curse and the long hidden truths about themselves. Free Read Kindle ePUB The Bone Houses By Emily Lloyd-Jones – scottishhomebakingawards.co.uk

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14 thoughts on “The Bone Houses

  1. Nenia ✨ Literary Garbage Can ✨ Campbell says:

    Instagram Twitter FacebookPinterestTHE BONE HOUSES is amazing, but I don t really think I agree with the comparisons to Buffy the Vampire Slayer and SKY IN THE DEEP if anything, it s like a cross between SABRIEL and THE BLACK CAULDRON THE BONE HOUSES is a fantasy set in a place that seems to be based off Wales Aderyn is a grave digger who lives with her sister, Cerridwen, and her brother, Gareth Their mother is dead, and their father and uncle have both disappeared myst Instagram Twitter FacebookPinterestTHE BONE HOUSES is amazing, but I don t really think I agree with the comparisons to Buffy the Vampire Slayer and SKY IN THE DEEP if anything, it s like a cross between SABRIEL and THE BLACK CAULDRON THE BONE HOUSES is a fantasy set in a place that seems to be based off Wales Aderyn is a grave digger who lives with her sister, Cerridwen, and her brother, Gareth Their mother is dead, and their father and uncle have both disappeared mysteriously, leaving them all effectively orphaned.Aderyn goes into the forest to forage, but is mindful of her father s warnings that dangerous things rove in the trees after nightfall, including the bone houses or, the animated d...

  2. Emily Lloyd-Jones says:

    Eeeek I m so excited to share this book with everyone There are folktales and magic and undead corpses shambling around There is a teenage gravedigger with a slightly dysfunctional family There is a mapmaker who can neve...

  3. Candace Robinson says:

    I was confused here because the book felt middle grade for me but I guess it s YA Sometimes it felt too wordy when I just wanted it to get some action The world building is neat, though, just wish it was a littlefast paced.

  4. Namera [The Literary Invertebrate] says:

    ARC received in exchange for an honest review thank youThis story is like a fairy tale it s fantastical, eerie, and gorgeously written But also like a fairy tale, the magic vanishes if you think too deeply about it.Seventeen year old Aderyn verch Gwyn is the eldest daughter of the gravedigger in the village of Colbren Ever since her father disappeared into the forest one day, it s been her responsibility to put food on the table by burying Colbren s dead She and her younger siblingsARC received in exchange for an honest review thank youThis story is like a fairy tale it s fantastical, eerie, and gorgeously written But also like a fairy tale, the magic vanishes if you think too deeply about it.Seventeen year old Aderyn verch Gwyn is the eldest daughter of the gravedigger in the village of Colbren Ever since her father disappeared into the forest one day, it s been her responsibility to put food on the table by burying Colbren s dead She and her younger siblings brother Gareth and sister Ceridwen are heavily in debt to Lord Eymon and risk eviction at any moment After years of ...

  5. ELLIAS (elliasreads) says:

    Book rising corpses and deep mystery and curses and mountains.Me Hmmmm ok ok keep going.Book.standalone Me FUCKING STOP WHAT SAY NO MORE adds book to TBR

  6. Hollis says:

    Lloyd Jones story is lush, magical, and eerie Beyond the mystical, it deals with grief, pain both emotion and physical and family and not just the two legged variety For all the horror and violence of the walking dead, Ryn is careful in dealing with them, respectful, even as she s forced to fight for her life against them She struggles with the concept of what she has to do, with how it makes her a terrible person, and though we don t suffer through endless agonies I though enough ti Lloyd Jones story is lush, magical, and eerie Beyond the mystical, it deals with grief, pain both emotion and physical and family and not just the two legged variety For all the horror and violence of the walking dead, Ryn is careful in dealing with them, respectful, even as she s forced to fight for her life against them She struggles with the concept of what she has to do, with how it makes her a ...

  7. Caidyn (SEMI-HIATUS; BW Reviews; he/him/his) says:

    This review can also be found on my blog This is an ARC, but I received it from Sam not the publisher CW violent scenes, corrupt government, gore, chronic pain, and loss of familyThis is a lush, imaginative, Welsh inspired fantasy and I was so here for it.Aderyn, or Ryn, is the daughter of a gravedigger After her parents die, she becomes the sole provider for herself and her two siblings, Gareth and Ceri, at their village Colbren that s at the border of a forest.But this isn t any town Thos This review can also be found on my blog This is an ARC, but I received it from Sam not the publisher CW violent scenes, corrupt government, gore, chronic pain, and loss of familyThis is a lush, imaginative, Welsh inspired fantasy and I was so here for it.Aderyn, or Ryn, is the daughter of a gravedigger After her parents die, she becomes the sole provider for herself and her two siblings, Gareth and Ceri, at their village Colbren that s at the border of a forest.But this isn t any town Those who aren t buried properly come back to life They re called bone houses And it s part of Ryn s job to make sure that they don t harm Colbren That s all at stake when the lord of the town starts trying to kick Ryn and her family out for not paying their rent.Ellis is a mapma...

  8. Tara ☽ says:

    Hello I just want to spend the rest of my days reading books about necromancy is that too much to ask

  9. ✨Brithanie Faith✨ says:

    4 5 stars e ARC provided by NetGalley and Little, Brown Books For Young Readers in exchange for an honest reviewThe Bone Houses by Emily Lloyd Jones follows a gravedigger and an apprentice mapmaker who embark on a journey to defeat a decades old curse that causes the dead or in this case bone houses to rise and for some unknown reason attack with an all new ferocity that comes seemingly out of nowhere Full transparency I got sucked in by the Buffy The Vampire Slayer meets Sky In 4 5 stars e ARC provided by NetGalley and Little, Brown Books For Young Readers in exchange for an honest reviewThe Bone Houses by Emily Lloyd Jones follows a gravedigger and an apprentice mapmaker who embark on a journey to defeat a decades old curse that causes the dead or in this case bone houses to rise and for some unknown reason attack with an all new ferocity that comes seemingly out of nowhere Full transparency I got sucked in by the Buffy The Vampire Slayer meets Sky In The Deep , and th...

  10. OutlawPoet says:

    So, if you re saturated with zombies and read this plot description and immediately dismiss the book, I d suggest you at least read a sample of the book This is good You have a wonderfully unusual location, a main character who is so full of girl power and heart that you just adore her and she carries an axe.You ve got a villain, a damaged hero who is not your typical damaged hero, I assure you , and legends that just may be realand deadly.The author has a lyrical way of writing that all So, if you re saturated with zombies and read this plot description and immediately dismiss the book, I d suggest you at least read a sample of the book This is good You have a wonderfully unusual location, a main character who is so full of girl power and heart that you just adore her and she carries an axe.You ve got a villain, a damaged hero who is not your typical d...

  11. Amber (The Book Bratz) says:

    The full reviewcan be found at The Book Bratz Can we all just take a moment to look closely at the cover to The Bone Houses and how intricate the design is but so simple at the same time The moment I saw this cover and read the synopsis I knew that The Bone Houses was a book for me Emily blew me away with her writing style, characters and such a unique idea and I hope to readby her one day Ryn, a gravedigger, is trying to save her family from being evicted from their home Her m The full reviewcan be found at The Book Bratz Can we all just take a moment to look closely at the cover to The Bone Houses and how intricate the design is but so simple at the same time The moment I saw this cover and read the synopsis I knew that The Bone Houses was a book for me Emily blew me away with her writing style, characters and such a unique idea and I hope to readby her one day Ryn, a gravedigger, is trying to save her family from being evicted from their home Her mother and father died and her uncle has been MIA so it has only been Ryn and her siblings for the past few months But as the dead keep rising people are choosing to burn their dead instead of burying them and Ryn s family is making almost no money The dead that rise are ...

  12. Breanna says:

    THIS REVIEW MORE Paws and Paperbacks ARC provided by the publisher.4.5 stars The Bone Houses has me under its spell The story follows a gravedigger and a mapmaker on an epic adventure full of family, magic, and the undead The book features elements of Welsh mythology, meanwhile other parts were reminiscent of The Black Cauldron The eerie, atmospheric settings gives a haunting feel to this mesmerizing story that reads as if it s a dark fairytale.The book has so many things going for it THIS REVIEW MORE Paws and Paperbacks ARC provided by the publisher.4.5 stars The Bone Houses has me under its spell The story follows a gravedigger and a mapmaker on an epic adventure full of family, magic, and the undead The book features elements of Welsh mythology, meanwhile other parts were reminiscent of The Black Cauldron The eerie, atmospheric settings gives a haunting feel to this mesmerizing story that reads as if it s a dark fairytale.The book has so many things going for it Ryn was a fantastic protagonists with a n...

  13. Sarah Henning says:

    Centered around a truly epic journey, with a satisfying ending and slow burn love story complicated by the walking dead, THE BONE HOUSES is a horror drenched fairytale Emily Lloyd Jones spins wit, longing, and loss into something just as magical as the creatures that haunt the...

  14. Cassady Clifton says:

    Rated it a 5 because someone gave it 2 stars when it s not even out yet will update once I ve actually gotten to read it