New Snicket

The new Lemony Snicket book is out — and the title, The Penultimate Peril, revealed at long last — and should have made its way to my stepdaughter A’s house by now.

One of these days I really will report on her response to the books so many of you recommended over the summer. When A was last here, at your suggestion, I picked up everything from classics like Jane Eyre and To Kill a Mockingbird to fantasy titles (her favorite) like the His Dark Materials trilogy and Magic or Madness. Lately, though, she’s only shown interest in the Series of Unfortunate Events books. She’s reread all of them twice.


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