Monday, April 15, 2013

M is for Minli

I've read WHERE THE MOUNTAIN MEETS THE MOON so many times, I should just marry it already. It's filled with stories within stories that come together so beautifully in the end. Minli is a poor girl who sets off on a quest to obtain a fortune to save her family. Probably the best read-aloud book our family has ever read. Grace Lin is a genius. Also, there are dragons. *win*


"If there is a secret to happiness, I should have it."

Do you like Minli? Tell me your favorite "M" characters.


13 comments:

Sheena-kay Graham said...

Sounds like a sweet story. Marcus Eaton from Divergent is not my favourite character. He's an a-whole but you know what, he is smart and knows when to talk and when to just observe. And his faction's peace loving ways doesn't let him forget reality.

Nick Wilford said...

That sounds whimsical and lovely. Great choice for M, too! :)

Mark Means said...

Sounds like a fun book :)

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Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

First time I've ever heard of this book.

Cindy R. Wilson said...

Sounds like a fun book. And yay for dragons!

M characters? Oooh, I'm going with Mr. Darcy from Pride and Prejudice. I love me some Mr. Darcy. A character that, at the beginning of the story, you want to hate and then by the end you can't help but love. Mmm hmmm.

Robin said...

Yes! Minli is a beautiful character. I related to her journey and enjoyed the artwork and legends/folklore that went with it.

Lady's Knight said...

Dragons are a winner every time

nice to meet you thru A to Z

Lady's Knight

Donna K. Weaver said...

I think I've heard of this one but never read it.

J. A. Bennett said...

I haven't heard of this one, adding it to my TBR pile :)

Morgan said...

I haven't read this!

(But HUGE props to you for doing the A-Z, Ilima... seriously. Amazing!)

Emily R. King said...

Love the new look, Ilima!
That book was wonderful. I told my kids I want a goldfish that grants wishes!

Carrie Butler said...

It sounds great! :)

Andrea said...

Stopping by from a-z. I think when this month is over I might have to hide out in May to read all of the books I am learning about. I read The Late Lamented Molly Marx awhile back so that M character comes to mind (I'd probably have forgotten her name if it wasn't in the title) :)