Tender Morsels

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Random House Children's Books, Oct 14, 2008 - Young Adult Fiction - 312 pages
Tender Morsels is a dark and vivid story, set in two worlds and worrying at the border between them. Liga lives modestly in her own personal heaven, a world given to her in exchange for her earthly life. Her two daughters grow up in this soft place, protected from the violence that once harmed their mother. But the real world cannot be denied forever—magicked men and wild bears break down the borders of Liga’s refuge. Now, having known Heaven, how will these three women survive in a world where beauty and brutality lie side by side?

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User Review  - Alyssa - Goodreads

I was bracing myself for an emotionally challenging read given this book deals with incest, child abuse and rape. To the author's credit, these aspects were not explicitly drawn out and the focus of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

After an extremely horrifying set of events, Liga is taken away to her own personal heaven, where she lives, learns, and raises her two daughters. After the outside world begins to intrude on Liga's ... Read full review

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Margo Lanagan’s story collection, Red Spikes, was a Publishers Weekly Best Book and a Horn Book Fanfare, and Black Juice was a Printz Honor Book. She lives in Sydney, Australia.

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