Saturday, September 19, 2015

Review: Nightfall by Jake Halpern, Peter Kujawinski

NightfallNightfall by Jake Halpern, Peter Kujawinski 
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Release Date: September 22nd, 2015
Purchase: Amazon
On Marin’s island, sunrise doesn’t come every twenty-four hours—it comes every twenty-eight years. Now the sun is just a sliver of light on the horizon. The weather is turning cold and the shadows are growing long.

Because sunset triggers the tide to roll out hundreds of miles, the islanders are frantically preparing to sail south, where they will wait out the long Night.

Marin and her twin brother, Kana, help their anxious parents ready the house for departure. Locks must be taken off doors. Furniture must be arranged. Tables must be set. The rituals are puzzling—bizarre, even—but none of the adults in town will discuss why it has to be done this way.

Just as the ships are about to sail, a teenage boy goes missing—the twins’ friend Line. Marin and  Kana are the only ones who know the truth about where Line’s gone, and the only way to rescue him is by doing it themselves. But Night is falling. Their island is changing.

And it may already be too late.
My thoughts:
Nightfall was one of my must have books because well just look at that cover and also the summary was super creepy.  Which as you all know I am in the creepy mood nowadays so basically it was calling my name.  When it showed up on my door with the most amazing packaging ever (see picture) I knew I was in for an amazing adventure and wow! 


  1. I am so jealous!! I have been dying to get my hands on this book!!! Loved your review!

  2. This one hasn't been on my radar much, but it sounds like I need to give it a chance! Happy to see you enjoyed it so much!