“The Age of Miracles” Book Review: Captivating, Speculative, and Miraculous

The Age of Miracles, a speculative fiction coming-of age-story, is Karen Thompson Walker’s debut novel. It’s a look into the lives of 11-year-old Julia and her family during “the slowing”—due to unknown causes, the earth’s rotation has shifted, and the days are getting longer. Like, 40 hours of sunlight longer. Walker speculates (hence, speculative fiction)…
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