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Thinks and Things

3.14 of 5 stars 3.14  ·  rating details  ·  21 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Thinksandthings can hear people's thoughts and turn them into things. However, the world isn't ready for a farm of Grandma clones or an introduced to the Durtle.

The Fixer repairs the damage the thinks have caused. But when a fairytale witch escapes to Suburbia and a carousel lion comes to life, the Fixer has to work fast before these things unfold irreversibly, while track
Paperback, 102 pages
Published 2009
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Thinks and Things is a quirky novella that spins a fairy tale type story. The book itself is made up of many chapters, each being a little story unto itself but contributing to the overall story line. These stories, much like classic fairy tales, are whimsical on the surface but often have darker underlying themes like depression, mental illness, grief, and bullying to name a few. However, it also has some classic fairy tale characters you will recognize, as well as references to faeries, vampir ...more
I won this book in a blog contest. It's self-published and so the author was trying to get the word out for it.

It's a fantasy story about a world similar to ours (exactly like?) except that there's a person called Thinksandthings who wander the earth listening to people's thoughts and turning those thoughts into real things. Good things can come out of it (airplanes, TV, etc), but sometimes things go wrong (kids believing in fairytale witches, for example), so the Fixer goes around correcting th
This book way okay. The vignettes were interesting, but it took a long time for the connection between them to occur. Also, there were a ton of punctuation, spelling, and grammar problems that really detracted from the quality of the story.
There were some really nice thoughts.
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