Thursday, October 27, 2011

The Poison Eaters and Other Stories


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Black, Holly. The Poison Eaters and Other Stories. Easthampton: Big Mouth House, 2010. Print.
       ISBN: 9781931520638

Junior Library Guild Selection

This book contains 9 original short stories from the master of dark magic and fantasy, Holly Black. Black creates a variety of stories about devils, fairies, elves, vampires, novel characters coming alive, and much more.

Book Talk:
Have you ever thought you could save your soul by defeating the devil in an eating contest? Or be turned into a werewolf by smelling a white flower? What would you do if you entered a library where all the book's character came to life after midnight to have a dinner party? Would you dance with fairies if you had the opportunity? What if you could see an unicorn because you were a virgin? The Poison Eaters and Other Stories has a story that will appeal to just about anyone. From vampires, werewolves, and the devil to girlfriends pasting themselves into Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, this book enters the enchanting world of dark magic, myths, and traditions. Are you ready to go for one wild ride?

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