acebauer (acebauer) wrote,

The Horn Book Magazine said some very nice things

The Horn Book Magazine had some very nice things to say about Come Fall in its July/August issue.

Noting that the book is a take on A Midsummer's Night Dream, the reviewer, Susan Dove Lempke, thought that "the interweaving of magical and realistic elements works surprisingly smoothly," and "[d]espite its Shakespearean roots, this is a very accessible story." She found the characters "distinctly and sympathetically drawn, and some of the most heart-wrenching and beautifully written passages are in the form of . . . language arts assignments." She concluded, "[t]he book is an excellent introduction to Shakespeare's play, and initiates will enjoy picking up little references such as Blos's name (a riff on Peaseblossom), but this is, on its own, a compelling story about friendship and trust."

Thank you Horn Book!
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