Mostly Dead Things is an odd creature: a book widely recommended and popularly listed, but marked by a fundamental discomfort that defies mainstream appeal.
T. J. Klune’s latest title could be the lovechild of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Ransom Riggs) and a Nora Roberts’ second chances, found family romance.
“What is most remarkable about Mostly Dead Things is that, despite the mishaps and travails of the Morton family, the novel is ultimately both highly entertaining and inspiring, as
“Davies ushers in a new era of queer fiction, one in which queerness is just one part of a human story.”
“The Mere Future reads like a modernized Candide by Voltaire crossed with Brave New World by Aldous Huxley.