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Graveminder is a Gothic mystery novel by Melissa Marr. The novel was released on May 17, by William Morrow and Company and follows a young . Graveminder [Melissa Marr] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rebekkah Barrow never forgot the tender attention her grandmother. Rebekkah Barrow never forgot the tender attention her grandmother, Maylene, bestowed upon the dead of Claysville. While growing up, Rebekkah watched as .

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Thank you so much Crystal! Once they are named Graveminder and Undertaker, they can never leave town again. Read more Read less.

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Rebekkah has ran from the pull of Claysville for many years and she’s also been running from love, from Byron because she doesn’t think she’s deserves him. Nobody knows what is really in the contract, just that no resident born in the towns limits can leave permanently.

Denying it won’t make it any easier if you lose them, idiot. The villain was underutilized until the end. The undead ideas are slightly more original than the norm. Finally, I struggled to appreciate the style choices of Graveminder, but I got to one sentence that slaughtered the last of my good will. The two predecessors, Maylene and William, keep things from Rebekkah and Byron up until the very last minute, then try and give them a fricking crash course in tending to the dead.

Retrieved 30 October Why could Abigail do what she did? Claysville has a lot of weird traditions and superstitions, including a mysterious connection between the Barrow women and the local undertakers, including Ella and Rebekkah’s onetime boyfriend Byron. Similar to her past work, the author’s greatest strength lies in her ability to create an imaginative world and mythos in which to immerse her characters.


It is who you are, and I’ll not make it harder on you by telling you things you don’t need to know. So, I was looking forward to reading her first foray into adult lit to see what she could cook up on the adult side of the fence.

A decade ago, following the deaths of her sister and stepfather, Rebekkah Barrow left Claysville, her beloved grandmother Maylene and Byron Montgomery, the man both she and her sister loved.

Graveminder Series by Melissa Marr

It really shouldn’t be. But the execution is terrible. Best part of the book? Even the “Hungry Dead” girl Daisha, who is slowly piecing together how she died, is given a fascinating character despite being In this story, Rebekkah Bek Barrow is called back to the town of Claysville when her grandmother Maylene is murdered. Pages to import images to Wikidata All stub articles. I also feel that there were characters that were not fully fleshed out, but I see that as providing material for future books in this series As other reviews have pointed out, the concept is pretty cool.

Got this as a GoodReads advance reader giveaway!

Maybe numbers would help. I wanted to share my view so that others can evaluate for themselves whether they’d like to read this book.

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Paranormal twist where he takes over the family business of running a funeral parlor? The rest of the characters are very flat, with ,arr exception of Daisha and Elizabeth. Jan 17, Shelley rated it it was ok Shelves: In the end, I found mqrr to be: In my head, Daisha bites Rebekkah’s face off, Byron goes back to Amity who was actually kind of interesting and not in the least someone I wanted to slap at any timeand they leave Claysville to the zombies they are dead people who rise from their graves and eat people.


For the first time in a long time, I was truly excited to pick up a book. I was able to push beyond Byron and Rebekkah and enjoy it as a good horror story. There are some books that are so good that you can’t put them down and read them until your eyelids close on you.

Graveminder Series

She lives in the Washington, DC, area. Ask me again when you die. Jan 05, Khanh, first of her name, mother of bunnies rated it it was ok.

If they die outside of town, they must be returned to Claysville to be interned and minded or else other residents will start dying. Some small town stereotypical red shirt characters do die. Very soon, Bek and Byron learn that secrets have been kept from them and that a shadowy world of the dead exists under their feet.

Admit you love me! Critical reception for Graveminder was mostly positive, [3] [4] garnering positive reviews from NPR and Publishers Weekly. After more than 50 pages of the above excuses I k Didn’t end up finishing this one.