Merry Christmas Eve!! I’m currently listening to Christmas music because I actually don’t feel especially festive yet but that’s going to be remedied. Anyways, yesterday I posted up my favorite OTPs of 2015, now it’s on to my top characters of 2015. 120 more words
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Swamplandia! by Karen Russell
First Published: 2011
Pages: 316 (Paperback)
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In the Florida Everglades, gator-park Swamplandia! is in trouble. Its star performer, the great beauty and champion alligator-wrestler Hilola Bigtree, has succumbed to cancer, and Ava, her resourceful but terrified 13-year-old daughter, is left in charge with her two siblings.
“In a way, he’d made good on his promise to me, our bargain, because I couldn’t imagine a hell that would be worse than this place where he left me.” 48 more words