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The Best of First Sentences: A Prayer for Owen Meany Book Review

The Best of First Sentences: A Prayer for Owen Meany Book Review

“I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice – not because of his voice, or because he was the smallest person I ever knew….
Vivian Apple at the End of the World

Vivian Apple at the End of the World

  Katie Coyle’s Vivian Apple at the End of the World is a brazen jolt of maturity that still manages to hold all the soul and sweetness of great young adult fiction.
Recreating a Classic

Recreating a Classic

Illustration by Regine De Mesa.  Look at the shelf of beloved books that mothers and daughters read together.  Anne of Green Gables. Betsy-Tacy. Ballet Shoes. The Secret Garden. Matilda. Harriet the Spy. Surely you notice what’s missing. What would you change, if you could, about one of these books to make it more representative of...