Tag Archives: magical realism

The Size of the Truth by Andrew Smith

Read June 2019 Recommended for fans of quirky kids ★   ★  ★   ★   1/2 I (excuse me) hated sixth grade. So I was hesitant to read a book about Sam, who, “during the first week of sixth grade … Continue reading

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Quin’s Shanghai Circus by Edward Whittemore

Read  January 2018 Recommended for fans of Vonnegut DNF #7 in my Clean Out the Kindle Project. Naw, I’m just kidding. I can’t count be bothered to count. I got a new kindle and the only thing going on it … Continue reading

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The Trees by Ali Shaw. Or, The Characters.

  Read  September 2017 Recommended for fans of green apocalypses ★    ★    ★    ★   1/2 Walden meets the apocalypse. Don’t read this book. You will complain that there is no plot, and it’s true, there isn’t much, not really. It’s … Continue reading

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Boy’s Life by Robert R. McCammon.

World Fantasy Award 1992 Recommended for: hmm. For the right mood. ★   ★   ★    ★ Think Something Wicked This Way Comes without a focused antagonistic plot line. Think Alice Hoffman. Think of something leisurely, and winding, with just … Continue reading

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