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Murray
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Garden Spell

Dear Ms. Allen;

I was enchanted by your novel. My favorite character was Bay, because she knew things; even before her mother and Aunt. Your story weaves the reader in and out of time. I was thinking it took place in another time until I read about the cell phone. How beautiful to tell a story where the garden is as much of a characater and plays such an important role. Yes, a garden enchanted with herbs, flowers and apples! I loved the part where fear and hate was so intense that it hung in the air (Daavid's Cologne).
You have a remarkable gift of weaving words and capturing the imagination!!!
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Sarah_Addison_Allen
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Re: Garden Spell

Thanks so much, Murray...

Sarah
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Re: Garden Spell

I love the cover of the book. I know the old adage about not judging a book by its cover, but the cover really draws me in. But I am not sure who is the girl on the cover. I don't remember either Claire of Sydney having hair like this (but I could be wrong). I do remember reading about Bay's wavy hair I think. Could this be Bay in the future? Just a thought.....
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worldbook1 wrote:
I love the cover of the book. I know the old adage about not judging a book by its cover, but the cover really draws me in. But I am not sure who is the girl on the cover. I don't remember either Claire of Sydney having hair like this (but I could be wrong). I do remember reading about Bay's wavy hair I think. Could this be Bay in the future? Just a thought.....




I love the cover, too. The girl is actually Sydney. Her hair is light brown with natural curl, "like waves of caramel icing on cake..."

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Murray
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Book cover

The book cover adds to the magic of the novel. One could make up a whole story simply by looking at the cover. The woman in white could be s 'spirit' or a mysterious woman drawn to the garden. She could have her own story to tell. However, I like to think it is Bay. She has returned and is reflecting on her past and contemplating her future.


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I simply am draw to books of this nature  I have read this book twice already oh there IS magic to her books,I hope the Author writes another with the same undertones.

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