The Twelve-Fingered Boy
Publish date: February 2013
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Pages no: 280
Edition language: English
Series: The Incarcerado Trilogy (#1)
Why did I read The Twelve-Fingered Boy?I'm a fan of John Hornor Jacobs. His debut novel Southern Gods blew me away. (You can check out my review of Southern Gods here.) The Twelve-Fingered Boy is Jacobs's first YA novel, and it sounded like an awesome read.The Strengths I have a strong affection for...
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