December 11, 2015

The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler promises dark family secrets, magic, and a mysterious book. Also, the main character is a librarian! For most any book lover, this book seems destined to be as captivating as the back cover touts.  


The Book of Speculation has two narrative viewpoints, based in two different time periods.  


Simon is a young librarian who lost his mother as a young child to drowning, his father to death from grief, and his little sister, though still liv...

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