The NecroDancer

The NecroDancer Ella Thought That Going To The Ballet Was The Worst Thing She Has Ever Had To Do And That Was BEFORE She Discovered That The Dancers On Stage Were Actually A Bunch Of Reanimated Corpses Controlled By The Evil Necromancer Albertino NOW She Has To Go To His Studio And Find And Destroy His Talisman To Save The Trapped Souls All By Herself Since The Only Other Medium She Knows, Her Grandmother, Is Too Old To Run Around All Day Chasing Talismans And The Talisman In Question It Sits On Albertino S Big Fat Finger Unfortunately, Ella Will Learn That The Corpses Under His Control Are Capable Of Than Just Dancing. Fast, funny and slightly off the wall Ella makes an engaging heroine beset with the problems of dealing with both her own psychic powers and troublesome balletic members of the undead A good short read would like to seeof Ella and her Gran. SPOILERS AHEAD Do not read past this if you do not want to know spoilers in The NecroDancer by Joanne Boyd Upon first look of The NecroDancer by Joanne Boyd, I thought it was a children s book Sure, Ella is 15 and sure, there are zombie ballerinas in cute pink tutus However, I was pleasantly surprised that it s not quite a children s book for there are no fairy tale happy endings where everyone lives happily ever after.Ella isn t your average teenager She s a medium, and one of the SPOILERS AHEAD Do not read past this if you do not want to know spoilers in The NecroDancer by Joanne Boyd Upon first look of The NecroDancer by Joanne Boyd, I thought it was a children s book Sure, Ella is 15 and sure, there are zombie ballerinas in cute pink tutus However, I was pleasantly surprised that it s not quite a children s book for there are no fairy tale happy
Ella is a lot like any other teenager oh yeah, except she and her Gran are mediums who can communicate with the dead When Ella and Gran attend the ballet, Ella soon discovers that the bodies of the dancers on stage might be spinning and twirling, but that doesn t mean that they are alive Now it s up to Ella and some helpful and not so helpful spirits to find out who is controlling the dead dancers and not letting them rest in peace The NecroDancer is a fast, entertaining read that b Ella is a lot like any other teenager oh yeah, except she and her Gran are mediums who can communicate with the dead When Ella and Gran attend t
Sure, there are lots of zombie books and stories out these days It s a growing niche But those zombies all shuffle and moan Joanne Boyd s zombies dance As in, ballet.Teenage protagonist Ella is a medium reminiscent of Melinda Gordon in Ghost Whisperer But with less baby doll lingerie andspunk In this short story 38 real pages , book 1 in a prospective series, she must confront a necromancer reanimating corpses as his own dance company.It is a fun, light read, well edited, with a j Sure, there are lots of zombie books and stories out these days It s a growing niche But those zombies all shuffle and moan Joanne Boyd s zombies dance As in, ballet.Teenage protagonist Ella is a medium reminiscent of Melinda Gordon in Ghost Whisperer But with less baby doll lingerie andspun
This is a fantastic debut novel by a strong new young adult author I would recommend this book for anyone 9 years and up I m 27 and still loved it It reminds me of the Teen Power Inc Raven Hill Mysteries series from Emily Rodda that I used to love when I was around that age, but withzombies I always thought Ms Rodda s
The Necrodancer is a light and entertaining read for someone looking for a quick dip in the zombie pool or in Ella s case a quick turn on the zombie dance floor The short story follows Ella a young medium who although knows she harnesses this gift still
Very Cool StoryThe Necrodancer is a fun, entertaining young adult story that readers of all ages will enjoy I am a zombie book lover and this book did not fail to satisfy that side of me I read this story while I had physical therapy My doctor laughed at me, for I had a sm
15 year old Ella should have been in school Instead she had to find a way to release a basement full of ballet dancing zombies This is the story of the dancing dead for the young person in your life A well told story Very interesting and imaginative. Loved this book, very interesting combination of horror and humor Can t wait for the next one.