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24. Magic for Beginners by Kelly Link

Title: Magic for Beginners
Author: Kelly Link
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Year: 2005
# of pages: 271
Date read: 6/20/2012
Rating: 4*/5 = great

Description:

"Magic for Beginners is many things. Sweetly strange. Liberally scattered with brilliance. A magical lens on the stuff of life that moves and makes us. These are stories of the real world made beautifully unreal: of transformation, love, zombies and brothers fired from cannons. They are the stories you have been waiting to read." -- from the back cover

My thoughts:

I enjoyed this collection of short stories in which the odd and familiar live side by side. Some of my favorite stories were "Catskin" and "Magic for Beginners."
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