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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

An Amazon Best Book of the Month, June 2013: Neil Gaiman's intent was simple: to write a short story. What he ended up with instead was The Ocean at the of the Lane--his first adult novel since Anansi Boys came out in 2005, and a narrative so thoughtful and thrilling that it's as difficult to stop reading as it was for Gaiman to stop writing. Forty years ago, our narrator, who was then a seven-year-old boy, unwittingly discovered a neighboring family’s supernatural secret. What happens next is an imaginative romp through otherwordly adventure that could only come from Gaiman's magical mind. Childhood innocence is tested and transcended as we see what getting between ancient, mystic forces can cost, as well as what can be gained from the power of true friendship. The result is a captivating tale that is equal parts sweet, sad, and spooky. --Robin A. Rothman

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  • Christy

    I'm so sorry, this week finally caught up with me. I'm going to miss today's meetup! I'll definitely see you next time though.

    November 10, 2013

  • Patricia P.

    Will miss you. It's been a ghastly migraine week & am worn out. Sorry!

    November 10, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Loved this book. Check this out:

    October 30, 2013

  • Pat H.

    I'll be on vacation then, but I still intend to read this one.

    October 12, 2013

  • Amber H.

    I will be at Disneyworld, but I am still going to read this one.

    July 15, 2013

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