The Girl Who Talks to Ashes, Rachel Rener

Fifteen-year-old Willow is terrified of her new baby, Lilah, who has a peculiar form of epilepsy. Every time Lilah’s eyes glaze over, terrible things happen: flowers shrivel, food goes to rot – even Willow’s long, auburn hair turns stark white. But it’s the death of the family cat that becomes the last straw; in the middle of the night, Willow and her mother dump the infant at the fire station two towns over – and are never heard from again.

The next morning, Chief Stanley Quinn takes Lilah home and cares for the toddler as best as he can. With medication, her epilepsy remains under control… For the most part.

But as a teenager, Lilah isn’t always keen on taking her pills, and when she sneaks away to a rock concert with the cutest boy in school, something terrible happens, landing both of them in the hospital. After Stanley breaks down and confesses everything to his adopted daughter, she decides to track down the young girl who gave her up sixteen years ago; the young girl who never made it home that night… The young girl who is now presumed to be dead. Soon, Lilah’s quest to find her birth mother becomes a quest to solve a sixteen-year-old missing persons case. She has everything she needs to find her – she just needs to learn how to control her peculiar ‘gift’ before she kills someone.


The Girl Who Talks to Ashes is a sensational young adult fantasy tale that will take its readers on a fast-paced, thrilling, and captivating journey that is guaranteed to keep readers hooked for many hours! The Girl Who Talks to Ashes is a novel that will captivate and intrigue you from the very start; the fast-paced narrative combined with twists and turns will have you turning the pages with haste. That is why I already have to recommend this novel to you lovely readers but if you need more convincing, then continue to read to learn more about the incredible The Girl Who Talks to Ashes!

The Girl Who Talks to Ashes is a thrilling, unforgettable, and incredibly entertaining novel that will take its readers on a brilliant journey full of twists and turns galore! The reader in The Girl Who Talks to Ashes will be introduced to fifteen-year-old Willow and her baby, Lilah. Lilah is no ordinary baby as she has a form of epilepsy that causes terrible things to happen. Willow struggles with Lilah’s epilepsy and tolerates it a lot, but when the family cat dies she decides to abandon her in the middle of the night with her mother at a fire station.

It is here that we meet Chief Stanley Quinn who decides to adopt Lilah and over the years he keeps her epilepsy under control with medication, but Lilah is now a teenager, and she doesn’t always like to take her medicine; and when Lilah goes to a concert with a boy from school, it leads to disastrous consequences. This forces Stanley to confess to Lilah about her adoption and so she decides to find her birth mother but her search takes her down a dark path as she discovers her mother disappeared the very night she abandoned her. What follows is a shocking and brilliant tale that shouldn’t be missed and this book lovers is the premise of the incredible The Girl Who Talks to Ashes!

The story laced between the pages of The Girl Who Talks to Ashes is thrilling, and unlike anything I have read before! The story is an intriguing one because, from the beginning, the book is shrouded in mystery and secrecy. The reader does not know what is about to happen, and so it captivates them to read. As I read the book, I found myself invested very quickly in the story and wanted to know more!

The Girl Who Talks to Ashes is an incredible novel I won’t be able to forget for a long time and this is thanks to the story and all of its thrilling moments that will keep readers on edge from start to finish. The story that unfolds is gripping and is an all-consuming work of excellence. Because of this, I struggled to put the book down. I found myself compelled to read until there was nothing left to read. This is thanks to the thrilling, and exciting story courtesy of the author Rachel Rener.

Rachel Rener has managed to write an incredible novel that is full of action, suspense, and mystery. This will keep readers of The Girl Who Talks to Ashes turning the pages into the early hours of the morning. Rener is a writer who does not hold back; she thrusts her readers into the thick of the drama very early on, and she keeps them turning the pages thanks to her excellent descriptive powers. The author perfectly describes the scenes in her book, as well as her characters, and this correctly places the reader in the thick of the story as the reader can imagine every place and event perfectly.

To summarize my thoughts on the thrilling novel that is The Girl Who Talks to Ashes, I would say if you are a reader who is tired of reading the same old YA books that are lackluster and forgettable, then take a chance on this excellent read, because I promise that you will not be disappointed! The Girl Who Talks to Ashes gets five stars from me book lovers! So be sure to have a read of the preview below, you won’t regret it!

Thank you so much for reading book lovers! I appreciate it so much. Here is a preview of the book for all of you lovely readers to enjoy! Please have a read of the preview and if you find that you have loved what you have read then all you need to do is follow the links below!

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