Daily Archives: September 23, 2013

The Real Boy – Anne Ursu

The most powerful magician in the Barrow selected Oscar from an orphanage long before the story opens. Oscar stays to himself in the storage room full of medicinal herbs and forages in the forest and gardens to replenish the magician’s … Continue reading

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Rooftoppers – Katherine Rundell

A ship sank near the coast of England leaving few survivors. Charles, a thirty-six year old eccentric bachelor, discovers one-year-old Sophie floating in a cello case. He decides to raise the child. Her unusual, matter-of-fact rearing shows Charles has raised … Continue reading

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