THE BOOK WITH NO PICTURES by B.J. Novak -- You might think a book with no pictures seems boring and serious. Except . . . here’s how books work. Everything written on the page has to be said by the person reading it aloud. Even if the words say . . .
"Marked by the same bravura storytelling and precise language that made The Crimson Petal and the White such an international success, The Book of Strange New Things is extraordinary, mesmerizing, and replete with emotional complexity and genuine pathos."
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Wendy's Thoughts: One of my all time favorites! Warning: Rough language albeit not gratuitous. (I am such a prude and very careful about what I read.) This historical fiction brings you into the experiences of a German foster child in Munich during WWII. We rarely think of the impact of the war on the poorest of the German people.