Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All
When Frankie’s mother died and her father left her and her siblings at an orphanage in Chicago, it was supposed to be only temporary—just long enough for him to get back on his f ...more
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But the book is about more than that. It’s about what it means to be a woman, then and now. It’s about the secrets we are forced to keep and the ones we impose on ourselves. It’s about forgiveness and justice. It’s about survival and loneliness.
Beautifully written and wonderfully told. XO
I cared about every character — I was angry, sad, elated for them. I cried and laughed and grinned, and at times was thoroughly creeped out (which I love!). Frankie is such a beautifully nuanced character, and I loved her wittiness and humor. I wanted to shake Toni at times, and I cannot tell you how deeply I f ...more
The worlds of orphans and ghosts collide in Laura Ruby's latest genre-mashing novel.
Set in 1940's Chicago (the time period artfully described on the back cover as when "the embers of the Great Depression are kindled into the fires of World War II"), in the realms of both the living and dead, the novel manages to balance typical elements of young adult historical fiction and fantasy, complete with fable-like storytelling and characters based on Ruby's own Italian immigrant f ...more