Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker

WeckerHelene Wecker deftly intertwines Arabic and Hebrew folklore to tell the story of Ahmad and Chava, a jinni and golem thrust into turn of the century New York.   In addition to the obvious challenges,  they soon find themselves bound together to face the one man who can destroy them both.  Debut novel.

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The Cat by Edeet Ravel

JacketSingle mother Elise loses her only child in a tragic accident and the only thing keeping her going is caring for his cat, Persephone.  Full of heartache throughout but hope peeks through.

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