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User Review  - abbeyhar - LibraryThing

This book was original, and funny and poignant and great. The stories were like nothing I've ever read in their (sort of) magical realism. I usually don't make a point of reading short stories, but ... Read full review

Review: St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves

User Review  - Christina Nyquist - Goodreads

Russell is a beautiful, original writer and some of the stories made me cry. I am looking forward to reading more of her work. Read full review

Review: St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves

User Review  - Montgomery Mahaffey - Goodreads

Karen Russell grabs your hand and yanks you down a forest path. Elements of your life are still there, hints of the world you know, but everything has been made strange and potent. Children are ... Read full review

Review: St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves

User Review  - Jen Jones - Goodreads

Super weird, super cool, super poetic prose. Read full review

Review: St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves

User Review  - Miranda Shafer - Goodreads

Beautiful and strange. The book is full of words you learned for the SAT's and never considered again until you read this amazing monstrosity. Read full review

Review: St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves

User Review  - Kat Saunders - Goodreads

I'd say it's perhaps more of a 4.5 star book, but I'm happy to round up when a collection is as unexpected and imaginative as this one is. Karen Russell constructs startling worlds that are often as tragic as they are magical. Read full review

Review: St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves

User Review  - Amelia Zimet - Goodreads

Creepy good stories Read full review

Review: St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves

User Review  - Holly - Goodreads

This is genius. If you want to read well-written words in a format that lets your mind experience them, this is it. Karen is a singular artist with language and I am SO happy I grabbed this off the shelf on an impulse. I will read anything she puts down on paper. Read full review

Review: St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves

User Review  - Rori Rockman - Goodreads

I hesitated to begin reading this book, because I was disappointed with the author's other offering, Swamplandia!. It had beautiful imagery, a great setting and lots of imagination, but the plot just ... Read full review

Review: St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves

User Review  - Maggie - Goodreads

Incredible short stories. It's been a while since I've read a book like this, but I am thrilled I did. One would think that the stories she weaves could fill an entire book, but she creates these ... Read full review


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