Destiny has enough to do, taking care of her three younger siblings and trying to keep Mama from spending the last of their money on the lottery. Destiny needs a job, and reading to the mysterious Mrs. Peck pays well. Destiny discovers secret worlds in Mrs. Peck's books--but never suspects that Mrs. Peck has a secret of her own that could change Destiny's life forever.
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