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Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson
Magical realism

Nothing to See Here

Repeat Author
Kevin Wilson is back at Book of the Month – other BOTMs include Perfect Little World.
Early Release
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by Kevin Wilson

Quick take

A hilarious ode to outcasts, simmering with adorable weirdness. You'll laugh and cringe and root for the oddest of heroes.

Good to know

  • Emotional

  • Family drama

  • Quirky

  • Female friendships

Why I love it

I usually like my fiction firmly rooted in reality, so I was nervous about a book featuring children who catch fire when distressed. However, I’m a mother, so I appreciate this metaphor. What parent hasn’t witnessed an epic tantrum where your child starts to resemble the girl from The Exorcist?

Years ago, Lillian, a scholarship kid, and Madison, an heiress, became friends at their Tennessee board...

Synopsis

Lillian and Madison were unlikely roommates and yet inseparable friends at their elite boarding school. But then Lillian had to leave the school unexpectedly in the wake of a scandal and they’ve barely spoken since. Until now, when Lillian gets a letter from Madison pleading for her help.

Madison’s twin stepkids are moving in with her family and she wants Lillian to be their caretaker. However, t...

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    October 2019