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by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
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Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it 3 years ago
This really felt like two separate books to me. In one timeline you have the story of Meche's youth. There are coming of age themes, growing pains, and puppy love, all mixed together with a plot that felt like that old movie The Craft - magic becomes a stand in for power and it turns ugly. It was de...
Libromancer's Apprentice
Libromancer's Apprentice rated it 4 years ago
Signal to Noise is an all-to-realistic piece of magical realism. It took me quite awhile to actually get to starting this book, languishing on my to-read list for over a year. So I made a deliberate choice to include it as a book club pick and read it, hence it's place as my February read. While ...
MarkAlan rated it 5 years ago
What a wonderful book! The setting is Mexico City, and the novel tells the story of Mercedes, Sebastian, and Daniela, their dysfunctional families, how music can bring magic, how magic can be misused. What I especially like about the book is the way everyday lower-middle class and working class life...
Fangs for the Fantasy
Fangs for the Fantasy rated it 5 years ago
Mexico City, 1988, 15 year old Merche is an awkward outcast at school along with her best friends. Her passion, what keeps her going, is music; her all consuming obsession And it is through these vinyl records that she discovers something greater – magic. And what can three outcast teens do with s...
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