Signal to Noise
Format: Kindle Edition
Publish date: 2015-02-10
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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...
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 ...
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...
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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