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Thirteenth Child by Patricia C. Wrede
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The book was a bit slow. There was a lot of world building to do with the magic as well as the lifestyle of the characters. I understand why Eff and the other girls were doing "women's work" and not expected to do much else, but it was a bit frustrating to read. There were several "naughty" words, but nothing too bad. There wasn't much romance or romantic tension although William may be interested in Eff. There was also an almost complete lack of violence with a little bit of childhood bullying that didn't result in real injury. I definitely think that I will try the next book because it was an interesting world with good characters.
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