Book review of "The Night Gardener" by Jonathan Auxier
Today I'm reviewing a book published by Harry N. Abrams in 2015. This book is a New York Times Bestseller (and for good reason). It is called The Night Gardner, written by Jonathan Auxier.
For this review, I have a guest with me today: my eight years old daughter, who has read the book with me. She shares her opinion of the book in this video.
Overview of points discussed in this review:
Strengths of the book
Good dialogue and action
Weaknesses of the book
Logic and clarity
Although I list logic and clarity as a weakness, it really isn’t a true weakness. There were barely three points in the book where more clarity would have benefitted the book or where the story logic fell off a little for me.
We also discuss the scare factor of the book in this review, which for the average reader, we determined, could be fairly high. It is a scary book, although my daughter and I were not scared at all—but we don’t scare easily.
In all, this book is phenomenal—a must read for ages middle grade and up.