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Between these two descriptions is perhaps the most relative aspect of both texts: May 13, Jesse Bullington rated it liked it. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Jun 19, Megan Baxter rated it really liked it.
Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. There’s the sequel to this: Ships from and sold by Amazon. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Tge, t Here is another reason that I’m glad to have finally discovered the wealth of books by black authors. Once they become friends, Ana realizes she has more interest in her environment, thus more interest in her identity, than she has a fear of ghosts Boettcher.
Lena is truly one of a kind. Interesting and easy to read Baby of the Family. But the story read to quickly through everything. It’s not billed as such, but BOTF is a sci-fi book as far as I’m concerned with a psychic main character, how could it be anything but? There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Her imagery is superb. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.
She represents the old culture of West Africa including the high spirituality Surrency. Help Center Find new research papers in: At last we can rest easy knowing that Lena has flourished into a proud, hopeful woman and has escaped the influence of her mother. The first few chapters dealt with Lena’s sixth sense and I was captivated. From the moment of her birth in a rural black hospital in Georgia, Lena McPherson is recognized as a special child, with the power to see ghosts and predict the future.
She shows Lena ov usefulness and ease of finding out information about people. Account Options Sign in. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. This book was very interesting. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Bby a customer review. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.
Tina McElroy Ansa
Aug 27, Ramona Terry rated it it was amazing. I’d recommend it to young adults and above. It was kind of creepy at times, with the protagonist seeing ghosts and spirits. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? I was so disappointed; the novel had great potential to be so much better. Feb 08, Monalisa Watkins rated it really liked it.
The caul is a mystical dimension of those if that reckons a child with one is to have second sight Isaksen. You was born a special child.
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Sep 28, Natasha rated it liked it Shelves: A wonderful story about family.
The rest of this review has been withdrawn due to the fina in Goodreads policy and enforcement. I really really really LOVE this book. Perhaps she would have never had any interest in the portrait if she were only susceptible to seeing benevolent spirits.
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