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Simply put...there are books that should not be written, this is one of them.Published 2 months ago by FRS
Mette Jakobsen’s The Vanishing Act was an odd but thoughtful and provoking little book. Twelve-year-old Minou lives on a tiny island with only her father (Papa), a priest (Priest),... Read morePublished 21 months ago by S. Mahan
The setting is good, and the viewpoint of the daughter is well delivered. It has a melancholia that is utterly solid given the circumstances.Published 21 months ago by Jane Waldock
This was a little gem of a book with stunning writing that made you appreciate every word. Even more impressive if you think it is a debut novel. Read morePublished on November 12, 2013 by avid_reader
It's an odd story that is beautifully written with magical moments and unexplained events. A few books later I still find myself fondly thinking back on it. Read morePublished on October 21, 2013 by Valerie M Esparza
I never could nail down what the book was truly about. Perhaps I needed to familiar with the mythology of the country of origin.Published on October 4, 2013 by Joyce H. Jones
I loved this Gem of a book. A wonderful story with intriguing characters and plot. A pinch of imagination and dash of realism combine to create a delicious novel. Read morePublished on September 10, 2013 by reading4life
I saw some amazing reviews of The Vanishing Act. When we received an advanced reader copy at my library, I had to give it a try. I do not see what the fuss is about. Read morePublished on July 10, 2013 by Jane Easterly
Minou lives on a tiny island with her father. The island's other inhabitants are the Preacher and Boxman, who makes boxes used by magicians, and the dog No Name. Read morePublished on June 23, 2013 by Michelle Boytim