Narrator Marin Ireland flawlessly introduces listeners to Lillian and Madison, two unlikely friends separated after a boarding school scandal. Years later, on the precipice of a major change, Madison begs Lillian to become her twin step-children's governess. These are special kids: When they become agitated, they spontaneously combust. Drawing from a seemingly endless supply of character voices, Ireland immerses listeners in this magical yet weird family, exquisitely capturing every unusual layer of the story. With an amazing variety of timbres and an assortment of Southern accents, Ireland confidently gives each character--from quirky Roland and Bessie to acerbic Lillian--a memorable voice. Ireland and Wilson leave a lasting impression and provide a thoroughly entertaining experience. E.P. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2019]
Trade Ed. Harper Audio 2019
DD ISBN 9780062957863 $23.99
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