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What am I Reading: 06/06 June 6, 2011

Filed under: Books — katblogger @ 5:23 PM
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http://www.amazon.com/Peter-Max-Fables-Bill-Willingham/dp/1401225373

Summary: Characters from our fairy tales have migrated from their worlds to ours, living in secret. The author took bits and pieces of stories to make a decidedly unconventional narrative.

Thoughts: Not usually the kind of book I’d pick up, but it was for our library reading club and it was actually pretty interesting. It follows the same idea as Percy Jackson, really – take old stories and throw them into a modern setting. Bo Peep as an assassin – who’d have thought?

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