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On his thirteenth birthday, Matthew Templeton receives a journal from an elderly librarian. To the birthday boy, it's as about as exciting a gift as a pair of socks. But this book is from Del, a magical world, and the librarian confides that it will grant any wish Matthew writes in it.

Sort of. The journal has a sense of humor. The elderly librarian is not what she seems, e
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Kindle Edition, 173 pages
Published October 14th 2016
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This novel was a Kindle Scout nomination of mine that was not selected. I bought it anyway, intrigued by the concept of a journal that could bring about anything written into it. (Shades of Stranger than Fiction here; I kept thinking of Emma Thompson writing Will Farrell to death.) Matthew's journal is a birthday present from his librarian, Ms. McCaffrey.

A thirteen-year-old boy might be presumed to be less than delighted at receiving the gift of "a diary", but it beats what Matthew got from
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Natalie Grigson was born and raised in Austin, Texas by a pack of surprisingly well learned wolves. From them, she gained her love of reading, writing, and, of course, shabby chic interior design.

(Just kidding. Wolves are much more partial to modern decorating.)

These days, Grigson works as both a spinner of tales and speaker/facilitator focusing on mindfulness, connection, and the power of play.

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