Monday, January 21, 2013

Ever wondered how a five-year-old girl
perceives the world? Then you definitely need to get your hands on THE BOOK, a novella by Jessica Bell.

out these awesome reviews:
"Jessica Bell’s surprising
risks with language capture a child’s clear vision in a world of adult heartbreak.
Indelible. Courageous." ~Thaisa Frank, author of Heidegger's Glasses and Enchantment

"THE BOOK is both heartwarming
and heartbreaking. It's going to rip your blood pump out of your chest, kick it
around like a football, and then shove it back inside you, leaving you with a
potently reinvigorated faith in humanity. A curiously captivating read that
somehow manages to encapsulate the length and breadth of love and family in one
slim volume." ~Josh Donellan, author of Zeb and the Great Ruckus

Here's the blurb:
This book
is not The Book. The Book is in this book. And The Book in this book is both
the goodie and the baddie.

Bonnie is five. She wants to bury The Book because it is a demon that should go
to hell. Penny, Bonnie’s mother, does bury The Book, but every day she digs it
up and writes in it. John, Bonnie’s father, doesn’t live with them anymore. But
he still likes to write in it from time to time. Ted, Bonnie’s stepfather,
would like to write in The Book, but Penny won’t allow it.

To Bonnie, The Book is sadness.

To Penny, The Book is liberation.

To John, The Book is forgiveness.

To Ted, The Book is envy.

But The Book in this book isn’t what it seems at all.

If there was one thing in this world you wished you could hold in your hand,
what would it be? The world bets it would be The Book.


Available at all major retailers in e-book
and paperback, including Amazon
and Amazon UK.