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THE GIRL WHO SOARED OVER FAIRYLAND AND CUT THE MOON IN TWO
by Catherynne M. Valente | Read by Catherynne M. Valente

Author Valente narrates September’s latest trip into Fairyland with unabated delight. Listeners will feel September’s despair over growing up and her deep joy as she reunites with Ell the Wyverary and Saturday the Marid. Valente’s engagement with the minutiae of September’s trip to the moon in a magical jalopy will keep listeners riveted to every detail. She trumpets September’s wildly swinging emotions, but when her voice becomes quiet and still, listeners will clearly hear September’s fervent desire to remain in Fairyland with her best friends. With elegant phrasing, Valente captures the wonders of discovery in this marvelous alien land and the universal truths of the human heart. Better sound editing would have made this production just about perfect. C.A. © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine