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Book review: David and Jonathan, by Cynthia Voigt

On my vacation to Italy and Prague, my traveling companion gave me this book to read, describing it simply as “a novel.” It turned out to deal in a large part with the Holocaust and suicide, bookended with flash-forwards to the aftermath of torture and war crimes — not exactly the usual fare for summer vacation reading, but not a surprise from my traveling companion, who knows me well enough to give recommendations that initially appear to be outside my area of interest, then turn out to be favorites. 695 more words


The Next Harry Potter--Part 3 of 3

3. The Kingdom series by Cynthia Voigt

This is an older series from the 1990s, but it’s a beautiful, fantasy-type world without magic, and has been one of my favorite series since high school.   440 more words

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'Homecoming' by Cynthia Voigt

Recently I’ve been tracking down and re-reading books that I remember from my childhood. So far, I’ve read Harriet the spy by Louise Fitzhugh, Who, Sir? 615 more words

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