Kandide and The Secret of the Mists

Our book club has taken an odd turn–

This fall we will read Kandide and the Secret of the Mists, a book meant for 9-12 year old readers (let’s just say we are all a wee bit older than that).  It’s all faeries and magical worlds and enchanting adventure, not my usual interests!  But one of our members is a friend of Diane Zimmerman, the author, and she will be attending our meeting in person.  That’s a rare opportunity and one we did not want to pass up.  Ms. Zimmerman is also a professional magician at the Magic Castle in LA- pretty cool! Several of us (myself included) have children that fall into the 9-12 age range, so we’re going to ask them to read the book along with us and include them in our meeting.

The trailer is quite good!  Check it out:

 

 

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Has your book club ever read something completely different like this?  If so, how did it go?  

3 Responses

  1. What a wonderful idea! Maybe you can start your own mother daughter book club!

  2. OMG! my 9-year-old would LOVE this book! Thanks! I shall now scurry over to my BookMooch acct and add this to my wishlist! 😀

  3. I have read Kandide and I can’t wait for the next books.
    Zimmerman is writing about the prejudices that can be paralled to our society. The message is good for all ages!

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