The Colour of Bee Larkham’s Murder

The Colour of Bee Larkham’s Murder

Whatever happens, don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham? Jasper is not ordinary. In fact, he would say he is extraordinary? Synaesthesia paints the sounds of his world in a kaleidoscope of colours that no one else can see. But on Friday, he discovered a new colour ? the colour of murder. He?s sure something has happened to his neighbour, Bee Larkham, but no-one else s Whatever happens, don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham? Jasper is not ordinary. In ...

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Title:The Colour of Bee Larkham’s Murder
Author:Sarah J. Harris
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Genres:Mystery
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:464 pages pages

The Colour of Bee Larkham’s Murder Reviews

  • Marialyce
    Jun 29, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

  • Angela
    Feb 17, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

    This is a charming, unique story about Jasper, a boy withsynesthesia - so he can can 'see' colours from sounds. It's not a condition that I have any prior knowledge of so this made for interesting reading. Jasper is a frustrating character in many ways, especially as the novel is ...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is an original and fascinating murder mystery. The narrator is 13 year old Jasper. The story is set in the UK. Jasper is an intriguing and unusual narrator. First off he is only 13 years old. Usually that would mean that this was a Young Adult no...

    Thank you so much to Touchstone Books for providing my free copy of THE COLOR OF BEE LARKHAM?S MURDER by Sarah J. Harris - all opinions are my own. I love a good character-driven story and this one checks all the boxes! Thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart has synesthesia, which means...

    This novel, narrated by 13-year-old Jasper, is an original murder mystery. It will inevitably be compared to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, as, like Christopher in that novel, Jasper has an unusual way of perceiving the world. It's never explicitly stated that he'd ...

    I won this copy in a Goodreads giveaway. The idea of the protagonist as a young boy with synaesthesia and also prosopagnosia (face-blindness) was interesting, but for me it didn't work. The mentioning of the colours he sees constantly was just too much and I found it annoying and bori...

  • Luanne Ollivier
    Jun 26, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

    This is a charming, unique story about Jasper, a boy withsynesthesia - so he can can 'see' colours from sounds. It's not a condition that I have any prior knowledge of so this made for interesting reading. Jasper is a frustrating character in many ways, especially as the novel is ...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is an original and fascinating murder mystery. The narrator is 13 year old Jasper. The story is set in the UK. Jasper is an intriguing and unusual narrator. First off he is only 13 years old. Usually that would mean that this was a Young Adult no...

    Thank you so much to Touchstone Books for providing my free copy of THE COLOR OF BEE LARKHAM?S MURDER by Sarah J. Harris - all opinions are my own. I love a good character-driven story and this one checks all the boxes! Thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart has synesthesia, which means...

    This novel, narrated by 13-year-old Jasper, is an original murder mystery. It will inevitably be compared to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, as, like Christopher in that novel, Jasper has an unusual way of perceiving the world. It's never explicitly stated that he'd ...

    I won this copy in a Goodreads giveaway. The idea of the protagonist as a young boy with synaesthesia and also prosopagnosia (face-blindness) was interesting, but for me it didn't work. The mentioning of the colours he sees constantly was just too much and I found it annoying and bori...

    COLOR ME INTRIGUED. See what I did there? ...

    A really fantastic, well researched novel. So unique and interesting, it kept me guessing until the end. Would recommend for fans of The Curious Incident. ...

    Thank you Edelweiss for my review copy of this book. 13 year old Jasper sees the world a little differently than the rest of us. A severely autistic child with both synesthesia and face blindness Jasper has a hard time just existing some days. The only person who really understood him ...

    I am so glad I won a copy of this book in a giveaway. Jasper is truly a unique character, I absolutely adore him. And much like him, the quarter sized ink blob on page 35 definitely caused me to cringe (haha), but it's a small price to pay!! Thank you Simon & Schuster Canada and to...

    So pleased to have won this book in a Goodreads First Reads giveaway. This was an enjoyable book and totally different from any other books in this genre. I have never heard of Synesthesia before! The book is a cleverly written and whilst i rarely write what a story is about, I do h...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is about a teenage autistic boy with synesthesia who gets entangled in a murder mystery. Synesthesia is where two senses are blended. One sense is heightened or activated by another. For instance in Jasper's case he sees colors when he hears sounds. He...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder by Sarah J. Harris is a highly recommended mystery about an autistic boy with synesthesia who is certain he has done something wrong. Jasper Wishart, 13, lives in a world defined by color for sounds, words, days, and numbers. While he can't recogniz...

    4.5 stars. A fantastic read all round. I wouldn?t necessarily confine it to the mystery or crime genre, even though the story centres around a crime and the mystery surrounding it. This is because I didn?t feel like I had to be constantly trying to work it all out. As it came, I to...

    I wasnt overly fond of this for some reason and I dont know why. The concept of the story was awesome and I loved the way it was written with the descriptions and colours. I just found the plot unfolding too slowly due to Japsers condition and lack of awareness due to this. I understan...

    A refreshingly different coming of age book starring a young autistic man who suffers from face blindness but has the gift of synesthesia. While he can?t recognize faces, he copes by identifying colors that he associates with sounds like people?s voices, whispers and coughs. He cop...

    This book is very well, well written, well in general ...

    I was incredibly lucky to receive an ARC of this book. Just looking at the cover made me want to read it, but once I started I could not stop. Thirteen year old Jasper Wishart can't distinguish people's faces, but he can see their voices in color. Some are bright blue, others mustard y...

    I saw the title of this book and, even before I saw the blurb, decided I needed to read it. It?s definitely something that would catch my eye on a library shelf. The main character Jasper is 13 but he definitely came across as younger, possibly due to the conditions he suffers from. ...

    Don't tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham... I'm not really a mystery or thriller person. I will roll my eyes at their cliched covers and consciously twisty plots. But The Colour of Bee Larkham's Murder springs these on you. The mystery over the icicles in the kitchen, bubble...

    There?s so much questions about that book in my mind. I adore author?s writing style. It was so good and different. But time changes made my mind blurry. Sometimes I can?t differentiate scenes -after or before murder?-. PARAKEETS. PARAKEETS. PARAKEEEEEETS. OMG I HATED THEM...

    This book is a wonderful insight into the amazing world of synathesia and through the eyes of Jasper. The premis of the book is a murder but the main focus is the wonderful way Jasper sees and experiences life. This is an existential feast. The book is written with humour and a sense o...

    Immerses you completely in the exceptional mind of wonderful Jasper?you will fall in love with this character. ...

    This novel is possibly one of the quirkiest novels I have ever come across. The protagonist Jasper Wisham, has to be the ultimate unreliable narrator. As Jasper, as we come to know and love him, has learning difficulties. Which doesn?t mean that what he says is untrue/lies either, it...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is Sarah J. Harris's debut adult novel. "Synesthesia: the subjective sensation of a sense other than the one being stimulated. For example, a sound may evoke sensations of color." Jasper Wishart hears colors. For everything - words, sounds, peopl...

  • Karen
    Jun 17, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

  • Jennifer
    May 22, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

    This is a charming, unique story about Jasper, a boy withsynesthesia - so he can can 'see' colours from sounds. It's not a condition that I have any prior knowledge of so this made for interesting reading. Jasper is a frustrating character in many ways, especially as the novel is ...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is an original and fascinating murder mystery. The narrator is 13 year old Jasper. The story is set in the UK. Jasper is an intriguing and unusual narrator. First off he is only 13 years old. Usually that would mean that this was a Young Adult no...

  • Lori L (She Treads Softly)
    Jun 20, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

    This is a charming, unique story about Jasper, a boy withsynesthesia - so he can can 'see' colours from sounds. It's not a condition that I have any prior knowledge of so this made for interesting reading. Jasper is a frustrating character in many ways, especially as the novel is ...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is an original and fascinating murder mystery. The narrator is 13 year old Jasper. The story is set in the UK. Jasper is an intriguing and unusual narrator. First off he is only 13 years old. Usually that would mean that this was a Young Adult no...

    Thank you so much to Touchstone Books for providing my free copy of THE COLOR OF BEE LARKHAM?S MURDER by Sarah J. Harris - all opinions are my own. I love a good character-driven story and this one checks all the boxes! Thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart has synesthesia, which means...

    This novel, narrated by 13-year-old Jasper, is an original murder mystery. It will inevitably be compared to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, as, like Christopher in that novel, Jasper has an unusual way of perceiving the world. It's never explicitly stated that he'd ...

    I won this copy in a Goodreads giveaway. The idea of the protagonist as a young boy with synaesthesia and also prosopagnosia (face-blindness) was interesting, but for me it didn't work. The mentioning of the colours he sees constantly was just too much and I found it annoying and bori...

    COLOR ME INTRIGUED. See what I did there? ...

    A really fantastic, well researched novel. So unique and interesting, it kept me guessing until the end. Would recommend for fans of The Curious Incident. ...

    Thank you Edelweiss for my review copy of this book. 13 year old Jasper sees the world a little differently than the rest of us. A severely autistic child with both synesthesia and face blindness Jasper has a hard time just existing some days. The only person who really understood him ...

    I am so glad I won a copy of this book in a giveaway. Jasper is truly a unique character, I absolutely adore him. And much like him, the quarter sized ink blob on page 35 definitely caused me to cringe (haha), but it's a small price to pay!! Thank you Simon & Schuster Canada and to...

    So pleased to have won this book in a Goodreads First Reads giveaway. This was an enjoyable book and totally different from any other books in this genre. I have never heard of Synesthesia before! The book is a cleverly written and whilst i rarely write what a story is about, I do h...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is about a teenage autistic boy with synesthesia who gets entangled in a murder mystery. Synesthesia is where two senses are blended. One sense is heightened or activated by another. For instance in Jasper's case he sees colors when he hears sounds. He...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder by Sarah J. Harris is a highly recommended mystery about an autistic boy with synesthesia who is certain he has done something wrong. Jasper Wishart, 13, lives in a world defined by color for sounds, words, days, and numbers. While he can't recogniz...

  • Michael
    May 28, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

  • Touchstone Books
    Jan 23, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

    This is a charming, unique story about Jasper, a boy withsynesthesia - so he can can 'see' colours from sounds. It's not a condition that I have any prior knowledge of so this made for interesting reading. Jasper is a frustrating character in many ways, especially as the novel is ...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is an original and fascinating murder mystery. The narrator is 13 year old Jasper. The story is set in the UK. Jasper is an intriguing and unusual narrator. First off he is only 13 years old. Usually that would mean that this was a Young Adult no...

    Thank you so much to Touchstone Books for providing my free copy of THE COLOR OF BEE LARKHAM?S MURDER by Sarah J. Harris - all opinions are my own. I love a good character-driven story and this one checks all the boxes! Thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart has synesthesia, which means...

    This novel, narrated by 13-year-old Jasper, is an original murder mystery. It will inevitably be compared to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, as, like Christopher in that novel, Jasper has an unusual way of perceiving the world. It's never explicitly stated that he'd ...

    I won this copy in a Goodreads giveaway. The idea of the protagonist as a young boy with synaesthesia and also prosopagnosia (face-blindness) was interesting, but for me it didn't work. The mentioning of the colours he sees constantly was just too much and I found it annoying and bori...

    COLOR ME INTRIGUED. See what I did there? ...

    A really fantastic, well researched novel. So unique and interesting, it kept me guessing until the end. Would recommend for fans of The Curious Incident. ...

    Thank you Edelweiss for my review copy of this book. 13 year old Jasper sees the world a little differently than the rest of us. A severely autistic child with both synesthesia and face blindness Jasper has a hard time just existing some days. The only person who really understood him ...

    I am so glad I won a copy of this book in a giveaway. Jasper is truly a unique character, I absolutely adore him. And much like him, the quarter sized ink blob on page 35 definitely caused me to cringe (haha), but it's a small price to pay!! Thank you Simon & Schuster Canada and to...

    So pleased to have won this book in a Goodreads First Reads giveaway. This was an enjoyable book and totally different from any other books in this genre. I have never heard of Synesthesia before! The book is a cleverly written and whilst i rarely write what a story is about, I do h...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is about a teenage autistic boy with synesthesia who gets entangled in a murder mystery. Synesthesia is where two senses are blended. One sense is heightened or activated by another. For instance in Jasper's case he sees colors when he hears sounds. He...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder by Sarah J. Harris is a highly recommended mystery about an autistic boy with synesthesia who is certain he has done something wrong. Jasper Wishart, 13, lives in a world defined by color for sounds, words, days, and numbers. While he can't recogniz...

    4.5 stars. A fantastic read all round. I wouldn?t necessarily confine it to the mystery or crime genre, even though the story centres around a crime and the mystery surrounding it. This is because I didn?t feel like I had to be constantly trying to work it all out. As it came, I to...

    I wasnt overly fond of this for some reason and I dont know why. The concept of the story was awesome and I loved the way it was written with the descriptions and colours. I just found the plot unfolding too slowly due to Japsers condition and lack of awareness due to this. I understan...

    A refreshingly different coming of age book starring a young autistic man who suffers from face blindness but has the gift of synesthesia. While he can?t recognize faces, he copes by identifying colors that he associates with sounds like people?s voices, whispers and coughs. He cop...

    This book is very well, well written, well in general ...

    I was incredibly lucky to receive an ARC of this book. Just looking at the cover made me want to read it, but once I started I could not stop. Thirteen year old Jasper Wishart can't distinguish people's faces, but he can see their voices in color. Some are bright blue, others mustard y...

    I saw the title of this book and, even before I saw the blurb, decided I needed to read it. It?s definitely something that would catch my eye on a library shelf. The main character Jasper is 13 but he definitely came across as younger, possibly due to the conditions he suffers from. ...

    Don't tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham... I'm not really a mystery or thriller person. I will roll my eyes at their cliched covers and consciously twisty plots. But The Colour of Bee Larkham's Murder springs these on you. The mystery over the icicles in the kitchen, bubble...

    There?s so much questions about that book in my mind. I adore author?s writing style. It was so good and different. But time changes made my mind blurry. Sometimes I can?t differentiate scenes -after or before murder?-. PARAKEETS. PARAKEETS. PARAKEEEEEETS. OMG I HATED THEM...

    This book is a wonderful insight into the amazing world of synathesia and through the eyes of Jasper. The premis of the book is a murder but the main focus is the wonderful way Jasper sees and experiences life. This is an existential feast. The book is written with humour and a sense o...

    Immerses you completely in the exceptional mind of wonderful Jasper?you will fall in love with this character. ...

  • Laura
    May 30, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

    This is a charming, unique story about Jasper, a boy withsynesthesia - so he can can 'see' colours from sounds. It's not a condition that I have any prior knowledge of so this made for interesting reading. Jasper is a frustrating character in many ways, especially as the novel is ...

  • Sarah
    Apr 02, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

    This is a charming, unique story about Jasper, a boy withsynesthesia - so he can can 'see' colours from sounds. It's not a condition that I have any prior knowledge of so this made for interesting reading. Jasper is a frustrating character in many ways, especially as the novel is ...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is an original and fascinating murder mystery. The narrator is 13 year old Jasper. The story is set in the UK. Jasper is an intriguing and unusual narrator. First off he is only 13 years old. Usually that would mean that this was a Young Adult no...

    Thank you so much to Touchstone Books for providing my free copy of THE COLOR OF BEE LARKHAM?S MURDER by Sarah J. Harris - all opinions are my own. I love a good character-driven story and this one checks all the boxes! Thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart has synesthesia, which means...

    This novel, narrated by 13-year-old Jasper, is an original murder mystery. It will inevitably be compared to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, as, like Christopher in that novel, Jasper has an unusual way of perceiving the world. It's never explicitly stated that he'd ...

    I won this copy in a Goodreads giveaway. The idea of the protagonist as a young boy with synaesthesia and also prosopagnosia (face-blindness) was interesting, but for me it didn't work. The mentioning of the colours he sees constantly was just too much and I found it annoying and bori...

    COLOR ME INTRIGUED. See what I did there? ...

    A really fantastic, well researched novel. So unique and interesting, it kept me guessing until the end. Would recommend for fans of The Curious Incident. ...

  • Fran
    May 17, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

  • Rebecca
    Feb 18, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

    This is a charming, unique story about Jasper, a boy withsynesthesia - so he can can 'see' colours from sounds. It's not a condition that I have any prior knowledge of so this made for interesting reading. Jasper is a frustrating character in many ways, especially as the novel is ...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is an original and fascinating murder mystery. The narrator is 13 year old Jasper. The story is set in the UK. Jasper is an intriguing and unusual narrator. First off he is only 13 years old. Usually that would mean that this was a Young Adult no...

    Thank you so much to Touchstone Books for providing my free copy of THE COLOR OF BEE LARKHAM?S MURDER by Sarah J. Harris - all opinions are my own. I love a good character-driven story and this one checks all the boxes! Thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart has synesthesia, which means...

    This novel, narrated by 13-year-old Jasper, is an original murder mystery. It will inevitably be compared to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, as, like Christopher in that novel, Jasper has an unusual way of perceiving the world. It's never explicitly stated that he'd ...

    I won this copy in a Goodreads giveaway. The idea of the protagonist as a young boy with synaesthesia and also prosopagnosia (face-blindness) was interesting, but for me it didn't work. The mentioning of the colours he sees constantly was just too much and I found it annoying and bori...

    COLOR ME INTRIGUED. See what I did there? ...

    A really fantastic, well researched novel. So unique and interesting, it kept me guessing until the end. Would recommend for fans of The Curious Incident. ...

    Thank you Edelweiss for my review copy of this book. 13 year old Jasper sees the world a little differently than the rest of us. A severely autistic child with both synesthesia and face blindness Jasper has a hard time just existing some days. The only person who really understood him ...

    I am so glad I won a copy of this book in a giveaway. Jasper is truly a unique character, I absolutely adore him. And much like him, the quarter sized ink blob on page 35 definitely caused me to cringe (haha), but it's a small price to pay!! Thank you Simon & Schuster Canada and to...

    So pleased to have won this book in a Goodreads First Reads giveaway. This was an enjoyable book and totally different from any other books in this genre. I have never heard of Synesthesia before! The book is a cleverly written and whilst i rarely write what a story is about, I do h...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is about a teenage autistic boy with synesthesia who gets entangled in a murder mystery. Synesthesia is where two senses are blended. One sense is heightened or activated by another. For instance in Jasper's case he sees colors when he hears sounds. He...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder by Sarah J. Harris is a highly recommended mystery about an autistic boy with synesthesia who is certain he has done something wrong. Jasper Wishart, 13, lives in a world defined by color for sounds, words, days, and numbers. While he can't recogniz...

    4.5 stars. A fantastic read all round. I wouldn?t necessarily confine it to the mystery or crime genre, even though the story centres around a crime and the mystery surrounding it. This is because I didn?t feel like I had to be constantly trying to work it all out. As it came, I to...

    I wasnt overly fond of this for some reason and I dont know why. The concept of the story was awesome and I loved the way it was written with the descriptions and colours. I just found the plot unfolding too slowly due to Japsers condition and lack of awareness due to this. I understan...

    A refreshingly different coming of age book starring a young autistic man who suffers from face blindness but has the gift of synesthesia. While he can?t recognize faces, he copes by identifying colors that he associates with sounds like people?s voices, whispers and coughs. He cop...

    This book is very well, well written, well in general ...

    I was incredibly lucky to receive an ARC of this book. Just looking at the cover made me want to read it, but once I started I could not stop. Thirteen year old Jasper Wishart can't distinguish people's faces, but he can see their voices in color. Some are bright blue, others mustard y...

    I saw the title of this book and, even before I saw the blurb, decided I needed to read it. It?s definitely something that would catch my eye on a library shelf. The main character Jasper is 13 but he definitely came across as younger, possibly due to the conditions he suffers from. ...

    Don't tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham... I'm not really a mystery or thriller person. I will roll my eyes at their cliched covers and consciously twisty plots. But The Colour of Bee Larkham's Murder springs these on you. The mystery over the icicles in the kitchen, bubble...

  • Liz Barnsley
    Mar 03, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

  • Linda Quinn
    Jul 03, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

    This is a charming, unique story about Jasper, a boy withsynesthesia - so he can can 'see' colours from sounds. It's not a condition that I have any prior knowledge of so this made for interesting reading. Jasper is a frustrating character in many ways, especially as the novel is ...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is an original and fascinating murder mystery. The narrator is 13 year old Jasper. The story is set in the UK. Jasper is an intriguing and unusual narrator. First off he is only 13 years old. Usually that would mean that this was a Young Adult no...

    Thank you so much to Touchstone Books for providing my free copy of THE COLOR OF BEE LARKHAM?S MURDER by Sarah J. Harris - all opinions are my own. I love a good character-driven story and this one checks all the boxes! Thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart has synesthesia, which means...

    This novel, narrated by 13-year-old Jasper, is an original murder mystery. It will inevitably be compared to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, as, like Christopher in that novel, Jasper has an unusual way of perceiving the world. It's never explicitly stated that he'd ...

    I won this copy in a Goodreads giveaway. The idea of the protagonist as a young boy with synaesthesia and also prosopagnosia (face-blindness) was interesting, but for me it didn't work. The mentioning of the colours he sees constantly was just too much and I found it annoying and bori...

    COLOR ME INTRIGUED. See what I did there? ...

    A really fantastic, well researched novel. So unique and interesting, it kept me guessing until the end. Would recommend for fans of The Curious Incident. ...

    Thank you Edelweiss for my review copy of this book. 13 year old Jasper sees the world a little differently than the rest of us. A severely autistic child with both synesthesia and face blindness Jasper has a hard time just existing some days. The only person who really understood him ...

    I am so glad I won a copy of this book in a giveaway. Jasper is truly a unique character, I absolutely adore him. And much like him, the quarter sized ink blob on page 35 definitely caused me to cringe (haha), but it's a small price to pay!! Thank you Simon & Schuster Canada and to...

    So pleased to have won this book in a Goodreads First Reads giveaway. This was an enjoyable book and totally different from any other books in this genre. I have never heard of Synesthesia before! The book is a cleverly written and whilst i rarely write what a story is about, I do h...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is about a teenage autistic boy with synesthesia who gets entangled in a murder mystery. Synesthesia is where two senses are blended. One sense is heightened or activated by another. For instance in Jasper's case he sees colors when he hears sounds. He...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder by Sarah J. Harris is a highly recommended mystery about an autistic boy with synesthesia who is certain he has done something wrong. Jasper Wishart, 13, lives in a world defined by color for sounds, words, days, and numbers. While he can't recogniz...

    4.5 stars. A fantastic read all round. I wouldn?t necessarily confine it to the mystery or crime genre, even though the story centres around a crime and the mystery surrounding it. This is because I didn?t feel like I had to be constantly trying to work it all out. As it came, I to...

    I wasnt overly fond of this for some reason and I dont know why. The concept of the story was awesome and I loved the way it was written with the descriptions and colours. I just found the plot unfolding too slowly due to Japsers condition and lack of awareness due to this. I understan...

    A refreshingly different coming of age book starring a young autistic man who suffers from face blindness but has the gift of synesthesia. While he can?t recognize faces, he copes by identifying colors that he associates with sounds like people?s voices, whispers and coughs. He cop...

  • Janelle
    Jul 12, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

    This is a charming, unique story about Jasper, a boy withsynesthesia - so he can can 'see' colours from sounds. It's not a condition that I have any prior knowledge of so this made for interesting reading. Jasper is a frustrating character in many ways, especially as the novel is ...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is an original and fascinating murder mystery. The narrator is 13 year old Jasper. The story is set in the UK. Jasper is an intriguing and unusual narrator. First off he is only 13 years old. Usually that would mean that this was a Young Adult no...

    Thank you so much to Touchstone Books for providing my free copy of THE COLOR OF BEE LARKHAM?S MURDER by Sarah J. Harris - all opinions are my own. I love a good character-driven story and this one checks all the boxes! Thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart has synesthesia, which means...

  • ♆Hayley
    Jul 09, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

    This is a charming, unique story about Jasper, a boy withsynesthesia - so he can can 'see' colours from sounds. It's not a condition that I have any prior knowledge of so this made for interesting reading. Jasper is a frustrating character in many ways, especially as the novel is ...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is an original and fascinating murder mystery. The narrator is 13 year old Jasper. The story is set in the UK. Jasper is an intriguing and unusual narrator. First off he is only 13 years old. Usually that would mean that this was a Young Adult no...

    Thank you so much to Touchstone Books for providing my free copy of THE COLOR OF BEE LARKHAM?S MURDER by Sarah J. Harris - all opinions are my own. I love a good character-driven story and this one checks all the boxes! Thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart has synesthesia, which means...

    This novel, narrated by 13-year-old Jasper, is an original murder mystery. It will inevitably be compared to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, as, like Christopher in that novel, Jasper has an unusual way of perceiving the world. It's never explicitly stated that he'd ...

    I won this copy in a Goodreads giveaway. The idea of the protagonist as a young boy with synaesthesia and also prosopagnosia (face-blindness) was interesting, but for me it didn't work. The mentioning of the colours he sees constantly was just too much and I found it annoying and bori...

    COLOR ME INTRIGUED. See what I did there? ...

  • Amy Morgan
    Jan 17, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

    This is a charming, unique story about Jasper, a boy withsynesthesia - so he can can 'see' colours from sounds. It's not a condition that I have any prior knowledge of so this made for interesting reading. Jasper is a frustrating character in many ways, especially as the novel is ...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is an original and fascinating murder mystery. The narrator is 13 year old Jasper. The story is set in the UK. Jasper is an intriguing and unusual narrator. First off he is only 13 years old. Usually that would mean that this was a Young Adult no...

    Thank you so much to Touchstone Books for providing my free copy of THE COLOR OF BEE LARKHAM?S MURDER by Sarah J. Harris - all opinions are my own. I love a good character-driven story and this one checks all the boxes! Thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart has synesthesia, which means...

    This novel, narrated by 13-year-old Jasper, is an original murder mystery. It will inevitably be compared to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, as, like Christopher in that novel, Jasper has an unusual way of perceiving the world. It's never explicitly stated that he'd ...

    I won this copy in a Goodreads giveaway. The idea of the protagonist as a young boy with synaesthesia and also prosopagnosia (face-blindness) was interesting, but for me it didn't work. The mentioning of the colours he sees constantly was just too much and I found it annoying and bori...

    COLOR ME INTRIGUED. See what I did there? ...

    A really fantastic, well researched novel. So unique and interesting, it kept me guessing until the end. Would recommend for fans of The Curious Incident. ...

    Thank you Edelweiss for my review copy of this book. 13 year old Jasper sees the world a little differently than the rest of us. A severely autistic child with both synesthesia and face blindness Jasper has a hard time just existing some days. The only person who really understood him ...

  • Jessica Warland
    Aug 05, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

    This is a charming, unique story about Jasper, a boy withsynesthesia - so he can can 'see' colours from sounds. It's not a condition that I have any prior knowledge of so this made for interesting reading. Jasper is a frustrating character in many ways, especially as the novel is ...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is an original and fascinating murder mystery. The narrator is 13 year old Jasper. The story is set in the UK. Jasper is an intriguing and unusual narrator. First off he is only 13 years old. Usually that would mean that this was a Young Adult no...

    Thank you so much to Touchstone Books for providing my free copy of THE COLOR OF BEE LARKHAM?S MURDER by Sarah J. Harris - all opinions are my own. I love a good character-driven story and this one checks all the boxes! Thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart has synesthesia, which means...

    This novel, narrated by 13-year-old Jasper, is an original murder mystery. It will inevitably be compared to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, as, like Christopher in that novel, Jasper has an unusual way of perceiving the world. It's never explicitly stated that he'd ...

    I won this copy in a Goodreads giveaway. The idea of the protagonist as a young boy with synaesthesia and also prosopagnosia (face-blindness) was interesting, but for me it didn't work. The mentioning of the colours he sees constantly was just too much and I found it annoying and bori...

    COLOR ME INTRIGUED. See what I did there? ...

    A really fantastic, well researched novel. So unique and interesting, it kept me guessing until the end. Would recommend for fans of The Curious Incident. ...

    Thank you Edelweiss for my review copy of this book. 13 year old Jasper sees the world a little differently than the rest of us. A severely autistic child with both synesthesia and face blindness Jasper has a hard time just existing some days. The only person who really understood him ...

    I am so glad I won a copy of this book in a giveaway. Jasper is truly a unique character, I absolutely adore him. And much like him, the quarter sized ink blob on page 35 definitely caused me to cringe (haha), but it's a small price to pay!! Thank you Simon & Schuster Canada and to...

    So pleased to have won this book in a Goodreads First Reads giveaway. This was an enjoyable book and totally different from any other books in this genre. I have never heard of Synesthesia before! The book is a cleverly written and whilst i rarely write what a story is about, I do h...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is about a teenage autistic boy with synesthesia who gets entangled in a murder mystery. Synesthesia is where two senses are blended. One sense is heightened or activated by another. For instance in Jasper's case he sees colors when he hears sounds. He...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder by Sarah J. Harris is a highly recommended mystery about an autistic boy with synesthesia who is certain he has done something wrong. Jasper Wishart, 13, lives in a world defined by color for sounds, words, days, and numbers. While he can't recogniz...

    4.5 stars. A fantastic read all round. I wouldn?t necessarily confine it to the mystery or crime genre, even though the story centres around a crime and the mystery surrounding it. This is because I didn?t feel like I had to be constantly trying to work it all out. As it came, I to...

  • Latkins
    Jan 28, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

    This is a charming, unique story about Jasper, a boy withsynesthesia - so he can can 'see' colours from sounds. It's not a condition that I have any prior knowledge of so this made for interesting reading. Jasper is a frustrating character in many ways, especially as the novel is ...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is an original and fascinating murder mystery. The narrator is 13 year old Jasper. The story is set in the UK. Jasper is an intriguing and unusual narrator. First off he is only 13 years old. Usually that would mean that this was a Young Adult no...

    Thank you so much to Touchstone Books for providing my free copy of THE COLOR OF BEE LARKHAM?S MURDER by Sarah J. Harris - all opinions are my own. I love a good character-driven story and this one checks all the boxes! Thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart has synesthesia, which means...

    This novel, narrated by 13-year-old Jasper, is an original murder mystery. It will inevitably be compared to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, as, like Christopher in that novel, Jasper has an unusual way of perceiving the world. It's never explicitly stated that he'd ...

  • Alan
    Nov 18, 2017

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

    This is a charming, unique story about Jasper, a boy withsynesthesia - so he can can 'see' colours from sounds. It's not a condition that I have any prior knowledge of so this made for interesting reading. Jasper is a frustrating character in many ways, especially as the novel is ...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is an original and fascinating murder mystery. The narrator is 13 year old Jasper. The story is set in the UK. Jasper is an intriguing and unusual narrator. First off he is only 13 years old. Usually that would mean that this was a Young Adult no...

    Thank you so much to Touchstone Books for providing my free copy of THE COLOR OF BEE LARKHAM?S MURDER by Sarah J. Harris - all opinions are my own. I love a good character-driven story and this one checks all the boxes! Thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart has synesthesia, which means...

    This novel, narrated by 13-year-old Jasper, is an original murder mystery. It will inevitably be compared to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, as, like Christopher in that novel, Jasper has an unusual way of perceiving the world. It's never explicitly stated that he'd ...

    I won this copy in a Goodreads giveaway. The idea of the protagonist as a young boy with synaesthesia and also prosopagnosia (face-blindness) was interesting, but for me it didn't work. The mentioning of the colours he sees constantly was just too much and I found it annoying and bori...

    COLOR ME INTRIGUED. See what I did there? ...

    A really fantastic, well researched novel. So unique and interesting, it kept me guessing until the end. Would recommend for fans of The Curious Incident. ...

    Thank you Edelweiss for my review copy of this book. 13 year old Jasper sees the world a little differently than the rest of us. A severely autistic child with both synesthesia and face blindness Jasper has a hard time just existing some days. The only person who really understood him ...

    I am so glad I won a copy of this book in a giveaway. Jasper is truly a unique character, I absolutely adore him. And much like him, the quarter sized ink blob on page 35 definitely caused me to cringe (haha), but it's a small price to pay!! Thank you Simon & Schuster Canada and to...

    So pleased to have won this book in a Goodreads First Reads giveaway. This was an enjoyable book and totally different from any other books in this genre. I have never heard of Synesthesia before! The book is a cleverly written and whilst i rarely write what a story is about, I do h...

  • Mairead Hearne (swirlandthread.com)
    Jun 05, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

  • Michelle
    Jun 16, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

    This is a charming, unique story about Jasper, a boy withsynesthesia - so he can can 'see' colours from sounds. It's not a condition that I have any prior knowledge of so this made for interesting reading. Jasper is a frustrating character in many ways, especially as the novel is ...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is an original and fascinating murder mystery. The narrator is 13 year old Jasper. The story is set in the UK. Jasper is an intriguing and unusual narrator. First off he is only 13 years old. Usually that would mean that this was a Young Adult no...

    Thank you so much to Touchstone Books for providing my free copy of THE COLOR OF BEE LARKHAM?S MURDER by Sarah J. Harris - all opinions are my own. I love a good character-driven story and this one checks all the boxes! Thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart has synesthesia, which means...

    This novel, narrated by 13-year-old Jasper, is an original murder mystery. It will inevitably be compared to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, as, like Christopher in that novel, Jasper has an unusual way of perceiving the world. It's never explicitly stated that he'd ...

    I won this copy in a Goodreads giveaway. The idea of the protagonist as a young boy with synaesthesia and also prosopagnosia (face-blindness) was interesting, but for me it didn't work. The mentioning of the colours he sees constantly was just too much and I found it annoying and bori...

    COLOR ME INTRIGUED. See what I did there? ...

    A really fantastic, well researched novel. So unique and interesting, it kept me guessing until the end. Would recommend for fans of The Curious Incident. ...

    Thank you Edelweiss for my review copy of this book. 13 year old Jasper sees the world a little differently than the rest of us. A severely autistic child with both synesthesia and face blindness Jasper has a hard time just existing some days. The only person who really understood him ...

    I am so glad I won a copy of this book in a giveaway. Jasper is truly a unique character, I absolutely adore him. And much like him, the quarter sized ink blob on page 35 definitely caused me to cringe (haha), but it's a small price to pay!! Thank you Simon & Schuster Canada and to...

    So pleased to have won this book in a Goodreads First Reads giveaway. This was an enjoyable book and totally different from any other books in this genre. I have never heard of Synesthesia before! The book is a cleverly written and whilst i rarely write what a story is about, I do h...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is about a teenage autistic boy with synesthesia who gets entangled in a murder mystery. Synesthesia is where two senses are blended. One sense is heightened or activated by another. For instance in Jasper's case he sees colors when he hears sounds. He...

  • Carole
    May 23, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

    This is a charming, unique story about Jasper, a boy withsynesthesia - so he can can 'see' colours from sounds. It's not a condition that I have any prior knowledge of so this made for interesting reading. Jasper is a frustrating character in many ways, especially as the novel is ...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is an original and fascinating murder mystery. The narrator is 13 year old Jasper. The story is set in the UK. Jasper is an intriguing and unusual narrator. First off he is only 13 years old. Usually that would mean that this was a Young Adult no...

    Thank you so much to Touchstone Books for providing my free copy of THE COLOR OF BEE LARKHAM?S MURDER by Sarah J. Harris - all opinions are my own. I love a good character-driven story and this one checks all the boxes! Thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart has synesthesia, which means...

    This novel, narrated by 13-year-old Jasper, is an original murder mystery. It will inevitably be compared to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, as, like Christopher in that novel, Jasper has an unusual way of perceiving the world. It's never explicitly stated that he'd ...

    I won this copy in a Goodreads giveaway. The idea of the protagonist as a young boy with synaesthesia and also prosopagnosia (face-blindness) was interesting, but for me it didn't work. The mentioning of the colours he sees constantly was just too much and I found it annoying and bori...

    COLOR ME INTRIGUED. See what I did there? ...

    A really fantastic, well researched novel. So unique and interesting, it kept me guessing until the end. Would recommend for fans of The Curious Incident. ...

    Thank you Edelweiss for my review copy of this book. 13 year old Jasper sees the world a little differently than the rest of us. A severely autistic child with both synesthesia and face blindness Jasper has a hard time just existing some days. The only person who really understood him ...

    I am so glad I won a copy of this book in a giveaway. Jasper is truly a unique character, I absolutely adore him. And much like him, the quarter sized ink blob on page 35 definitely caused me to cringe (haha), but it's a small price to pay!! Thank you Simon & Schuster Canada and to...

    So pleased to have won this book in a Goodreads First Reads giveaway. This was an enjoyable book and totally different from any other books in this genre. I have never heard of Synesthesia before! The book is a cleverly written and whilst i rarely write what a story is about, I do h...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is about a teenage autistic boy with synesthesia who gets entangled in a murder mystery. Synesthesia is where two senses are blended. One sense is heightened or activated by another. For instance in Jasper's case he sees colors when he hears sounds. He...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder by Sarah J. Harris is a highly recommended mystery about an autistic boy with synesthesia who is certain he has done something wrong. Jasper Wishart, 13, lives in a world defined by color for sounds, words, days, and numbers. While he can't recogniz...

    4.5 stars. A fantastic read all round. I wouldn?t necessarily confine it to the mystery or crime genre, even though the story centres around a crime and the mystery surrounding it. This is because I didn?t feel like I had to be constantly trying to work it all out. As it came, I to...

    I wasnt overly fond of this for some reason and I dont know why. The concept of the story was awesome and I loved the way it was written with the descriptions and colours. I just found the plot unfolding too slowly due to Japsers condition and lack of awareness due to this. I understan...

    A refreshingly different coming of age book starring a young autistic man who suffers from face blindness but has the gift of synesthesia. While he can?t recognize faces, he copes by identifying colors that he associates with sounds like people?s voices, whispers and coughs. He cop...

    This book is very well, well written, well in general ...

    I was incredibly lucky to receive an ARC of this book. Just looking at the cover made me want to read it, but once I started I could not stop. Thirteen year old Jasper Wishart can't distinguish people's faces, but he can see their voices in color. Some are bright blue, others mustard y...

  • Colette Lamberth
    Mar 29, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

    This is a charming, unique story about Jasper, a boy withsynesthesia - so he can can 'see' colours from sounds. It's not a condition that I have any prior knowledge of so this made for interesting reading. Jasper is a frustrating character in many ways, especially as the novel is ...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is an original and fascinating murder mystery. The narrator is 13 year old Jasper. The story is set in the UK. Jasper is an intriguing and unusual narrator. First off he is only 13 years old. Usually that would mean that this was a Young Adult no...

    Thank you so much to Touchstone Books for providing my free copy of THE COLOR OF BEE LARKHAM?S MURDER by Sarah J. Harris - all opinions are my own. I love a good character-driven story and this one checks all the boxes! Thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart has synesthesia, which means...

    This novel, narrated by 13-year-old Jasper, is an original murder mystery. It will inevitably be compared to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, as, like Christopher in that novel, Jasper has an unusual way of perceiving the world. It's never explicitly stated that he'd ...

    I won this copy in a Goodreads giveaway. The idea of the protagonist as a young boy with synaesthesia and also prosopagnosia (face-blindness) was interesting, but for me it didn't work. The mentioning of the colours he sees constantly was just too much and I found it annoying and bori...

    COLOR ME INTRIGUED. See what I did there? ...

    A really fantastic, well researched novel. So unique and interesting, it kept me guessing until the end. Would recommend for fans of The Curious Incident. ...

    Thank you Edelweiss for my review copy of this book. 13 year old Jasper sees the world a little differently than the rest of us. A severely autistic child with both synesthesia and face blindness Jasper has a hard time just existing some days. The only person who really understood him ...

    I am so glad I won a copy of this book in a giveaway. Jasper is truly a unique character, I absolutely adore him. And much like him, the quarter sized ink blob on page 35 definitely caused me to cringe (haha), but it's a small price to pay!! Thank you Simon & Schuster Canada and to...

    So pleased to have won this book in a Goodreads First Reads giveaway. This was an enjoyable book and totally different from any other books in this genre. I have never heard of Synesthesia before! The book is a cleverly written and whilst i rarely write what a story is about, I do h...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is about a teenage autistic boy with synesthesia who gets entangled in a murder mystery. Synesthesia is where two senses are blended. One sense is heightened or activated by another. For instance in Jasper's case he sees colors when he hears sounds. He...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder by Sarah J. Harris is a highly recommended mystery about an autistic boy with synesthesia who is certain he has done something wrong. Jasper Wishart, 13, lives in a world defined by color for sounds, words, days, and numbers. While he can't recogniz...

    4.5 stars. A fantastic read all round. I wouldn?t necessarily confine it to the mystery or crime genre, even though the story centres around a crime and the mystery surrounding it. This is because I didn?t feel like I had to be constantly trying to work it all out. As it came, I to...

    I wasnt overly fond of this for some reason and I dont know why. The concept of the story was awesome and I loved the way it was written with the descriptions and colours. I just found the plot unfolding too slowly due to Japsers condition and lack of awareness due to this. I understan...

    A refreshingly different coming of age book starring a young autistic man who suffers from face blindness but has the gift of synesthesia. While he can?t recognize faces, he copes by identifying colors that he associates with sounds like people?s voices, whispers and coughs. He cop...

    This book is very well, well written, well in general ...

    I was incredibly lucky to receive an ARC of this book. Just looking at the cover made me want to read it, but once I started I could not stop. Thirteen year old Jasper Wishart can't distinguish people's faces, but he can see their voices in color. Some are bright blue, others mustard y...

    I saw the title of this book and, even before I saw the blurb, decided I needed to read it. It?s definitely something that would catch my eye on a library shelf. The main character Jasper is 13 but he definitely came across as younger, possibly due to the conditions he suffers from. ...

  • Roy
    Jun 02, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

    This is a charming, unique story about Jasper, a boy withsynesthesia - so he can can 'see' colours from sounds. It's not a condition that I have any prior knowledge of so this made for interesting reading. Jasper is a frustrating character in many ways, especially as the novel is ...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is an original and fascinating murder mystery. The narrator is 13 year old Jasper. The story is set in the UK. Jasper is an intriguing and unusual narrator. First off he is only 13 years old. Usually that would mean that this was a Young Adult no...

    Thank you so much to Touchstone Books for providing my free copy of THE COLOR OF BEE LARKHAM?S MURDER by Sarah J. Harris - all opinions are my own. I love a good character-driven story and this one checks all the boxes! Thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart has synesthesia, which means...

    This novel, narrated by 13-year-old Jasper, is an original murder mystery. It will inevitably be compared to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, as, like Christopher in that novel, Jasper has an unusual way of perceiving the world. It's never explicitly stated that he'd ...

    I won this copy in a Goodreads giveaway. The idea of the protagonist as a young boy with synaesthesia and also prosopagnosia (face-blindness) was interesting, but for me it didn't work. The mentioning of the colours he sees constantly was just too much and I found it annoying and bori...

    COLOR ME INTRIGUED. See what I did there? ...

    A really fantastic, well researched novel. So unique and interesting, it kept me guessing until the end. Would recommend for fans of The Curious Incident. ...

    Thank you Edelweiss for my review copy of this book. 13 year old Jasper sees the world a little differently than the rest of us. A severely autistic child with both synesthesia and face blindness Jasper has a hard time just existing some days. The only person who really understood him ...

    I am so glad I won a copy of this book in a giveaway. Jasper is truly a unique character, I absolutely adore him. And much like him, the quarter sized ink blob on page 35 definitely caused me to cringe (haha), but it's a small price to pay!! Thank you Simon & Schuster Canada and to...

    So pleased to have won this book in a Goodreads First Reads giveaway. This was an enjoyable book and totally different from any other books in this genre. I have never heard of Synesthesia before! The book is a cleverly written and whilst i rarely write what a story is about, I do h...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is about a teenage autistic boy with synesthesia who gets entangled in a murder mystery. Synesthesia is where two senses are blended. One sense is heightened or activated by another. For instance in Jasper's case he sees colors when he hears sounds. He...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder by Sarah J. Harris is a highly recommended mystery about an autistic boy with synesthesia who is certain he has done something wrong. Jasper Wishart, 13, lives in a world defined by color for sounds, words, days, and numbers. While he can't recogniz...

    4.5 stars. A fantastic read all round. I wouldn?t necessarily confine it to the mystery or crime genre, even though the story centres around a crime and the mystery surrounding it. This is because I didn?t feel like I had to be constantly trying to work it all out. As it came, I to...

    I wasnt overly fond of this for some reason and I dont know why. The concept of the story was awesome and I loved the way it was written with the descriptions and colours. I just found the plot unfolding too slowly due to Japsers condition and lack of awareness due to this. I understan...

  • Abby Slater- Fairbrother
    May 01, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

    This is a charming, unique story about Jasper, a boy withsynesthesia - so he can can 'see' colours from sounds. It's not a condition that I have any prior knowledge of so this made for interesting reading. Jasper is a frustrating character in many ways, especially as the novel is ...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is an original and fascinating murder mystery. The narrator is 13 year old Jasper. The story is set in the UK. Jasper is an intriguing and unusual narrator. First off he is only 13 years old. Usually that would mean that this was a Young Adult no...

    Thank you so much to Touchstone Books for providing my free copy of THE COLOR OF BEE LARKHAM?S MURDER by Sarah J. Harris - all opinions are my own. I love a good character-driven story and this one checks all the boxes! Thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart has synesthesia, which means...

    This novel, narrated by 13-year-old Jasper, is an original murder mystery. It will inevitably be compared to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, as, like Christopher in that novel, Jasper has an unusual way of perceiving the world. It's never explicitly stated that he'd ...

    I won this copy in a Goodreads giveaway. The idea of the protagonist as a young boy with synaesthesia and also prosopagnosia (face-blindness) was interesting, but for me it didn't work. The mentioning of the colours he sees constantly was just too much and I found it annoying and bori...

    COLOR ME INTRIGUED. See what I did there? ...

    A really fantastic, well researched novel. So unique and interesting, it kept me guessing until the end. Would recommend for fans of The Curious Incident. ...

    Thank you Edelweiss for my review copy of this book. 13 year old Jasper sees the world a little differently than the rest of us. A severely autistic child with both synesthesia and face blindness Jasper has a hard time just existing some days. The only person who really understood him ...

    I am so glad I won a copy of this book in a giveaway. Jasper is truly a unique character, I absolutely adore him. And much like him, the quarter sized ink blob on page 35 definitely caused me to cringe (haha), but it's a small price to pay!! Thank you Simon & Schuster Canada and to...

    So pleased to have won this book in a Goodreads First Reads giveaway. This was an enjoyable book and totally different from any other books in this genre. I have never heard of Synesthesia before! The book is a cleverly written and whilst i rarely write what a story is about, I do h...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is about a teenage autistic boy with synesthesia who gets entangled in a murder mystery. Synesthesia is where two senses are blended. One sense is heightened or activated by another. For instance in Jasper's case he sees colors when he hears sounds. He...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder by Sarah J. Harris is a highly recommended mystery about an autistic boy with synesthesia who is certain he has done something wrong. Jasper Wishart, 13, lives in a world defined by color for sounds, words, days, and numbers. While he can't recogniz...

    4.5 stars. A fantastic read all round. I wouldn?t necessarily confine it to the mystery or crime genre, even though the story centres around a crime and the mystery surrounding it. This is because I didn?t feel like I had to be constantly trying to work it all out. As it came, I to...

    I wasnt overly fond of this for some reason and I dont know why. The concept of the story was awesome and I loved the way it was written with the descriptions and colours. I just found the plot unfolding too slowly due to Japsers condition and lack of awareness due to this. I understan...

    A refreshingly different coming of age book starring a young autistic man who suffers from face blindness but has the gift of synesthesia. While he can?t recognize faces, he copes by identifying colors that he associates with sounds like people?s voices, whispers and coughs. He cop...

    This book is very well, well written, well in general ...

    I was incredibly lucky to receive an ARC of this book. Just looking at the cover made me want to read it, but once I started I could not stop. Thirteen year old Jasper Wishart can't distinguish people's faces, but he can see their voices in color. Some are bright blue, others mustard y...

    I saw the title of this book and, even before I saw the blurb, decided I needed to read it. It?s definitely something that would catch my eye on a library shelf. The main character Jasper is 13 but he definitely came across as younger, possibly due to the conditions he suffers from. ...

    Don't tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham... I'm not really a mystery or thriller person. I will roll my eyes at their cliched covers and consciously twisty plots. But The Colour of Bee Larkham's Murder springs these on you. The mystery over the icicles in the kitchen, bubble...

    There?s so much questions about that book in my mind. I adore author?s writing style. It was so good and different. But time changes made my mind blurry. Sometimes I can?t differentiate scenes -after or before murder?-. PARAKEETS. PARAKEETS. PARAKEEEEEETS. OMG I HATED THEM...

    This book is a wonderful insight into the amazing world of synathesia and through the eyes of Jasper. The premis of the book is a murder but the main focus is the wonderful way Jasper sees and experiences life. This is an existential feast. The book is written with humour and a sense o...

    Immerses you completely in the exceptional mind of wonderful Jasper?you will fall in love with this character. ...

    This novel is possibly one of the quirkiest novels I have ever come across. The protagonist Jasper Wisham, has to be the ultimate unreliable narrator. As Jasper, as we come to know and love him, has learning difficulties. Which doesn?t mean that what he says is untrue/lies either, it...

  • Tolga Yozçu
    May 09, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

    This is a charming, unique story about Jasper, a boy withsynesthesia - so he can can 'see' colours from sounds. It's not a condition that I have any prior knowledge of so this made for interesting reading. Jasper is a frustrating character in many ways, especially as the novel is ...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is an original and fascinating murder mystery. The narrator is 13 year old Jasper. The story is set in the UK. Jasper is an intriguing and unusual narrator. First off he is only 13 years old. Usually that would mean that this was a Young Adult no...

    Thank you so much to Touchstone Books for providing my free copy of THE COLOR OF BEE LARKHAM?S MURDER by Sarah J. Harris - all opinions are my own. I love a good character-driven story and this one checks all the boxes! Thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart has synesthesia, which means...

    This novel, narrated by 13-year-old Jasper, is an original murder mystery. It will inevitably be compared to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, as, like Christopher in that novel, Jasper has an unusual way of perceiving the world. It's never explicitly stated that he'd ...

    I won this copy in a Goodreads giveaway. The idea of the protagonist as a young boy with synaesthesia and also prosopagnosia (face-blindness) was interesting, but for me it didn't work. The mentioning of the colours he sees constantly was just too much and I found it annoying and bori...

    COLOR ME INTRIGUED. See what I did there? ...

    A really fantastic, well researched novel. So unique and interesting, it kept me guessing until the end. Would recommend for fans of The Curious Incident. ...

    Thank you Edelweiss for my review copy of this book. 13 year old Jasper sees the world a little differently than the rest of us. A severely autistic child with both synesthesia and face blindness Jasper has a hard time just existing some days. The only person who really understood him ...

    I am so glad I won a copy of this book in a giveaway. Jasper is truly a unique character, I absolutely adore him. And much like him, the quarter sized ink blob on page 35 definitely caused me to cringe (haha), but it's a small price to pay!! Thank you Simon & Schuster Canada and to...

    So pleased to have won this book in a Goodreads First Reads giveaway. This was an enjoyable book and totally different from any other books in this genre. I have never heard of Synesthesia before! The book is a cleverly written and whilst i rarely write what a story is about, I do h...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is about a teenage autistic boy with synesthesia who gets entangled in a murder mystery. Synesthesia is where two senses are blended. One sense is heightened or activated by another. For instance in Jasper's case he sees colors when he hears sounds. He...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder by Sarah J. Harris is a highly recommended mystery about an autistic boy with synesthesia who is certain he has done something wrong. Jasper Wishart, 13, lives in a world defined by color for sounds, words, days, and numbers. While he can't recogniz...

    4.5 stars. A fantastic read all round. I wouldn?t necessarily confine it to the mystery or crime genre, even though the story centres around a crime and the mystery surrounding it. This is because I didn?t feel like I had to be constantly trying to work it all out. As it came, I to...

    I wasnt overly fond of this for some reason and I dont know why. The concept of the story was awesome and I loved the way it was written with the descriptions and colours. I just found the plot unfolding too slowly due to Japsers condition and lack of awareness due to this. I understan...

    A refreshingly different coming of age book starring a young autistic man who suffers from face blindness but has the gift of synesthesia. While he can?t recognize faces, he copes by identifying colors that he associates with sounds like people?s voices, whispers and coughs. He cop...

    This book is very well, well written, well in general ...

    I was incredibly lucky to receive an ARC of this book. Just looking at the cover made me want to read it, but once I started I could not stop. Thirteen year old Jasper Wishart can't distinguish people's faces, but he can see their voices in color. Some are bright blue, others mustard y...

    I saw the title of this book and, even before I saw the blurb, decided I needed to read it. It?s definitely something that would catch my eye on a library shelf. The main character Jasper is 13 but he definitely came across as younger, possibly due to the conditions he suffers from. ...

    Don't tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham... I'm not really a mystery or thriller person. I will roll my eyes at their cliched covers and consciously twisty plots. But The Colour of Bee Larkham's Murder springs these on you. The mystery over the icicles in the kitchen, bubble...

    There?s so much questions about that book in my mind. I adore author?s writing style. It was so good and different. But time changes made my mind blurry. Sometimes I can?t differentiate scenes -after or before murder?-. PARAKEETS. PARAKEETS. PARAKEEEEEETS. OMG I HATED THEM...

  • Kay Lana
    Apr 01, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

    This is a charming, unique story about Jasper, a boy withsynesthesia - so he can can 'see' colours from sounds. It's not a condition that I have any prior knowledge of so this made for interesting reading. Jasper is a frustrating character in many ways, especially as the novel is ...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is an original and fascinating murder mystery. The narrator is 13 year old Jasper. The story is set in the UK. Jasper is an intriguing and unusual narrator. First off he is only 13 years old. Usually that would mean that this was a Young Adult no...

    Thank you so much to Touchstone Books for providing my free copy of THE COLOR OF BEE LARKHAM?S MURDER by Sarah J. Harris - all opinions are my own. I love a good character-driven story and this one checks all the boxes! Thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart has synesthesia, which means...

    This novel, narrated by 13-year-old Jasper, is an original murder mystery. It will inevitably be compared to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, as, like Christopher in that novel, Jasper has an unusual way of perceiving the world. It's never explicitly stated that he'd ...

    I won this copy in a Goodreads giveaway. The idea of the protagonist as a young boy with synaesthesia and also prosopagnosia (face-blindness) was interesting, but for me it didn't work. The mentioning of the colours he sees constantly was just too much and I found it annoying and bori...

    COLOR ME INTRIGUED. See what I did there? ...

    A really fantastic, well researched novel. So unique and interesting, it kept me guessing until the end. Would recommend for fans of The Curious Incident. ...

    Thank you Edelweiss for my review copy of this book. 13 year old Jasper sees the world a little differently than the rest of us. A severely autistic child with both synesthesia and face blindness Jasper has a hard time just existing some days. The only person who really understood him ...

    I am so glad I won a copy of this book in a giveaway. Jasper is truly a unique character, I absolutely adore him. And much like him, the quarter sized ink blob on page 35 definitely caused me to cringe (haha), but it's a small price to pay!! Thank you Simon & Schuster Canada and to...

    So pleased to have won this book in a Goodreads First Reads giveaway. This was an enjoyable book and totally different from any other books in this genre. I have never heard of Synesthesia before! The book is a cleverly written and whilst i rarely write what a story is about, I do h...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is about a teenage autistic boy with synesthesia who gets entangled in a murder mystery. Synesthesia is where two senses are blended. One sense is heightened or activated by another. For instance in Jasper's case he sees colors when he hears sounds. He...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder by Sarah J. Harris is a highly recommended mystery about an autistic boy with synesthesia who is certain he has done something wrong. Jasper Wishart, 13, lives in a world defined by color for sounds, words, days, and numbers. While he can't recogniz...

    4.5 stars. A fantastic read all round. I wouldn?t necessarily confine it to the mystery or crime genre, even though the story centres around a crime and the mystery surrounding it. This is because I didn?t feel like I had to be constantly trying to work it all out. As it came, I to...

    I wasnt overly fond of this for some reason and I dont know why. The concept of the story was awesome and I loved the way it was written with the descriptions and colours. I just found the plot unfolding too slowly due to Japsers condition and lack of awareness due to this. I understan...

    A refreshingly different coming of age book starring a young autistic man who suffers from face blindness but has the gift of synesthesia. While he can?t recognize faces, he copes by identifying colors that he associates with sounds like people?s voices, whispers and coughs. He cop...

    This book is very well, well written, well in general ...

    I was incredibly lucky to receive an ARC of this book. Just looking at the cover made me want to read it, but once I started I could not stop. Thirteen year old Jasper Wishart can't distinguish people's faces, but he can see their voices in color. Some are bright blue, others mustard y...

    I saw the title of this book and, even before I saw the blurb, decided I needed to read it. It?s definitely something that would catch my eye on a library shelf. The main character Jasper is 13 but he definitely came across as younger, possibly due to the conditions he suffers from. ...

    Don't tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham... I'm not really a mystery or thriller person. I will roll my eyes at their cliched covers and consciously twisty plots. But The Colour of Bee Larkham's Murder springs these on you. The mystery over the icicles in the kitchen, bubble...

    There?s so much questions about that book in my mind. I adore author?s writing style. It was so good and different. But time changes made my mind blurry. Sometimes I can?t differentiate scenes -after or before murder?-. PARAKEETS. PARAKEETS. PARAKEEEEEETS. OMG I HATED THEM...

    This book is a wonderful insight into the amazing world of synathesia and through the eyes of Jasper. The premis of the book is a murder but the main focus is the wonderful way Jasper sees and experiences life. This is an existential feast. The book is written with humour and a sense o...

  • Stacey
    Mar 25, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

    This is a charming, unique story about Jasper, a boy withsynesthesia - so he can can 'see' colours from sounds. It's not a condition that I have any prior knowledge of so this made for interesting reading. Jasper is a frustrating character in many ways, especially as the novel is ...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is an original and fascinating murder mystery. The narrator is 13 year old Jasper. The story is set in the UK. Jasper is an intriguing and unusual narrator. First off he is only 13 years old. Usually that would mean that this was a Young Adult no...

    Thank you so much to Touchstone Books for providing my free copy of THE COLOR OF BEE LARKHAM?S MURDER by Sarah J. Harris - all opinions are my own. I love a good character-driven story and this one checks all the boxes! Thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart has synesthesia, which means...

    This novel, narrated by 13-year-old Jasper, is an original murder mystery. It will inevitably be compared to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, as, like Christopher in that novel, Jasper has an unusual way of perceiving the world. It's never explicitly stated that he'd ...

    I won this copy in a Goodreads giveaway. The idea of the protagonist as a young boy with synaesthesia and also prosopagnosia (face-blindness) was interesting, but for me it didn't work. The mentioning of the colours he sees constantly was just too much and I found it annoying and bori...

    COLOR ME INTRIGUED. See what I did there? ...

    A really fantastic, well researched novel. So unique and interesting, it kept me guessing until the end. Would recommend for fans of The Curious Incident. ...

    Thank you Edelweiss for my review copy of this book. 13 year old Jasper sees the world a little differently than the rest of us. A severely autistic child with both synesthesia and face blindness Jasper has a hard time just existing some days. The only person who really understood him ...

    I am so glad I won a copy of this book in a giveaway. Jasper is truly a unique character, I absolutely adore him. And much like him, the quarter sized ink blob on page 35 definitely caused me to cringe (haha), but it's a small price to pay!! Thank you Simon & Schuster Canada and to...

  • ALLISON
    Jun 15, 2018

    Jasper Wishart, 13, sees the world as a kaleidoscope of color. He suffers from synesthesia, causing him to see colors when he hears sounds. Additionally, he has face blindness. His world is filled with anonymous faces that are only recognizable to him by voice, choice of clothing, hats...

    Well, I got up to the 51% mark and I find that I just can't continue. So another book into the DNF file. I should have really liked this book but I found it to be long and so drawn out and the word I hate to use "boring" seems to apply to this one for me. However, I did give it a good ...

    I'm not sure I was QUITE as enamoured of this one as some people but it was beautifully written and different - the descriptive sense of what it is like to have Synaesthesia was stunning and rather gorgeous - the highlight really, in the imaginative sense. Minus that though it's a n...

    A super creative mystery by Sarah J. Harris involving an unusual 13-year old boy named Jasper preoccupied with parakeets and born with synesthesia, the superpower of seeing colors when he hears sounds. Jasper also has difficulty recognizing faces. Although a work of fiction, this book ...

    As much as I love a good murder mystery read, I have come to the conclusion that originality is not one of the genre's finest points. But with this, the debut novel by British author Sarah J. Harris we have just that. Trying to even compare this to anything before is a trial with my be...

    ?Don?t tell anyone what you did to Bee Larkham?? The Colour of Bee Larkham?s Murder is described as ?a touching coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, a poignant and unforgettable read?perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Mark Haddon and Graeme Sim...

    This is a charming, unique story about Jasper, a boy withsynesthesia - so he can can 'see' colours from sounds. It's not a condition that I have any prior knowledge of so this made for interesting reading. Jasper is a frustrating character in many ways, especially as the novel is ...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is an original and fascinating murder mystery. The narrator is 13 year old Jasper. The story is set in the UK. Jasper is an intriguing and unusual narrator. First off he is only 13 years old. Usually that would mean that this was a Young Adult no...

    Thank you so much to Touchstone Books for providing my free copy of THE COLOR OF BEE LARKHAM?S MURDER by Sarah J. Harris - all opinions are my own. I love a good character-driven story and this one checks all the boxes! Thirteen-year-old Jasper Wishart has synesthesia, which means...

    This novel, narrated by 13-year-old Jasper, is an original murder mystery. It will inevitably be compared to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, as, like Christopher in that novel, Jasper has an unusual way of perceiving the world. It's never explicitly stated that he'd ...

    I won this copy in a Goodreads giveaway. The idea of the protagonist as a young boy with synaesthesia and also prosopagnosia (face-blindness) was interesting, but for me it didn't work. The mentioning of the colours he sees constantly was just too much and I found it annoying and bori...

    COLOR ME INTRIGUED. See what I did there? ...

    A really fantastic, well researched novel. So unique and interesting, it kept me guessing until the end. Would recommend for fans of The Curious Incident. ...

    Thank you Edelweiss for my review copy of this book. 13 year old Jasper sees the world a little differently than the rest of us. A severely autistic child with both synesthesia and face blindness Jasper has a hard time just existing some days. The only person who really understood him ...

    I am so glad I won a copy of this book in a giveaway. Jasper is truly a unique character, I absolutely adore him. And much like him, the quarter sized ink blob on page 35 definitely caused me to cringe (haha), but it's a small price to pay!! Thank you Simon & Schuster Canada and to...

    So pleased to have won this book in a Goodreads First Reads giveaway. This was an enjoyable book and totally different from any other books in this genre. I have never heard of Synesthesia before! The book is a cleverly written and whilst i rarely write what a story is about, I do h...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder is about a teenage autistic boy with synesthesia who gets entangled in a murder mystery. Synesthesia is where two senses are blended. One sense is heightened or activated by another. For instance in Jasper's case he sees colors when he hears sounds. He...

    The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder by Sarah J. Harris is a highly recommended mystery about an autistic boy with synesthesia who is certain he has done something wrong. Jasper Wishart, 13, lives in a world defined by color for sounds, words, days, and numbers. While he can't recogniz...

    4.5 stars. A fantastic read all round. I wouldn?t necessarily confine it to the mystery or crime genre, even though the story centres around a crime and the mystery surrounding it. This is because I didn?t feel like I had to be constantly trying to work it all out. As it came, I to...

    I wasnt overly fond of this for some reason and I dont know why. The concept of the story was awesome and I loved the way it was written with the descriptions and colours. I just found the plot unfolding too slowly due to Japsers condition and lack of awareness due to this. I understan...

    A refreshingly different coming of age book starring a young autistic man who suffers from face blindness but has the gift of synesthesia. While he can?t recognize faces, he copes by identifying colors that he associates with sounds like people?s voices, whispers and coughs. He cop...

    This book is very well, well written, well in general ...