20130909_150644“When I think about now how much eavesdropping we did, I realize that being fourteen had prepared us for it. To be a kid is to be invisible and to listen, and to interpret things that aren’t necessarily meant for you to hear – because how else do you find out about the world?”

Janie and Ben have a lot on their plates: mysterious strangers, Communist spies, atomic bombs, and a magic spell book. What could possibly go wrong?

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A Peek at: The Apothecary by Maile Meloy