The Queen of October

A New York Times Notable Book When Sally Maulden is sent to her grandparents in Coldwater, Arkansas, she believes that she s too boring to be loved But in this small town she finds love from unexpected sources Bursting with warmth I didn t want it to end Chicago Tribune.
The Queen of October A New York Times Notable Book When Sally Maulden is sent to her grandparents in Coldwater Arkansas she believes that she s too boring to be loved But in this small town she finds love from unexpecte

  • Title: The Queen of October
  • Author: Shelley Fraser Mickle
  • ISBN: 9781565120037
  • Page: 141
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “The Queen of October”

    1. AnnotationWhen 13-year-old Sally Maulden is sent to Coldwater, Arkansas, to stay with her grandparents she makes the best of her situation--never giving in to self-pity. Sally is a humorous and practical-minded young lady with a grand story to tell.From the PublisherWhen Sally Maulden is sent to her grandparents in Coldwater, Arkansas, she believes that she's too boring to be loved. But in this small town she finds love from unexpected sources.

    2. - A coming of age story that reminded me of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. Liked best: Mickle writes similes describing things/people/feelings with more uniqueness, accuracy, and potency than any I’ve read outside of poetry. Liked least: Throughout, we understand the angst between the lines; unspoken parts in coming of age novels are their most human and endearing qualities. Why end, then, by pointing out the obvious? Let us be left reading between the lines.

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