Review: The Secret of Goldenrod by Jane O’Reilly

The Secret of Goldenrod by Jane O'ReillyThe Secret of Goldenrod
Jane O’Reilly
Carolrhoda Books
Available October 1, 2016

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Trina and her father move to a tiny town where they’ll live in and restore a gorgeous house rumored to be haunted. Though at first Trina struggles to fit in with the other kids in town—all she wants is a friend, just one friend—she soon meets Augustine, a doll who helps Trina face truths about herself and others around her. She finds the courage to reach out to her estranged mom and find new friends who help her bring the town back together.

Trina also finds a friend in the house, whom she calls Goldenrod. It’s often Goldenrod’s leading … Continue reading