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Alex and Sasha are twin sisters, physically identical down to their freckles. But the resemblance is only skin deep-Sasha is profoundly autistic, while Alex is not. Sasha can't communicate and acts bizarrely, and the family revolves around her and her intense needs. Yet the aged, wealthy, and mysterious Aunt Nana seems to have a particular interest in both girls. Offering ...more
Published August 2019 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform (first published August 2016)
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Oct 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Enchanting family tale with strong mystical elements.

The author rewrote her family history to produce an enchanting story of a family who looped back on itself through time. Also an interesting perspective on Russia during the time of the Bolshevik Revolution. The illustrations are a kick.
Jun 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I am absolutely blown away by the research that it must have taken to write such a complex and compelling story. This is one of the best Historical Fiction novels I have ever read. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.
Cheryl Montgomery-Nolan
I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This is the story of twins who travel in time between pre-revolution Russia and modern-day California. This is a great read and I loved it!
Sep 23, 2019 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Read as part of SPFBO 5, originally posted at Thoughts Stained With Ink:

This was an unfortunate case of, "It's not you, it's me." The writing was pretty decent and I thought the Russian influences--especially with being set during the Bolshevik Revolution, a time period that has always fascinated me--to be really intriguing, so I was definitely curious about this novel going in. However, there were quite a few time jumps between past and present in the sections that I read, so I didn't feel like
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