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Let's Buddy! - Fantasy > Coraline, by Neil Gaiman - Starting September 4th 2019

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message 1: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 14751 comments Mod
The day after they moved in, Coraline went exploring....

In Coraline's family's new flat are twenty-one windows and fourteen doors. Thirteen of the doors open and close.

The fourteenth is locked, and on the other side is only a brick wall, until the day Coraline unlocks the door to find a passage to another flat in another house just like her own.

Only it's different.

At first, things seem marvelous in the other flat. The food is better. The toy box is filled with wind-up angels that flutter around the bedroom, books whose pictures writhe and crawl and shimmer, little dinosaur skulls that chatter their teeth. But there's another mother, and another father, and they want Coraline to stay with them and be their little girl. They want to change her and never let her go.

Other children are trapped there as well, lost souls behind the mirrors. Coraline is their only hope of rescue. She will have to fight with all her wits and all the tools she can find if she is to save the lost children, her ordinary life, and herself.

Critically acclaimed and award-winning author Neil Gaiman will delight readers with his first novel for all ages.

TheYALibrarian | 159 comments Chapter 1-5

Don't know what to make of this so far. Coraline, her parents, and her neighbors are all just so wacky in their conversations with one another and through their actions as well. The writing is very simple since it is middle grade but I'm trying to push past it since my writing professor always pushed the K.I.S.S motto which is Keep It Simple Stupid XD

TheYALibrarian | 159 comments Chapters 5-13

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What did you think Cristina?

message 4: by Betsy (last edited Sep 19, 2019 11:30PM) (new) - rated it 4 stars

Betsy | 746 comments Hope it's okay I butt in on your BR! Was reading the book and saw there was a BR for it...

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Chapters 13-end
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