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Time and Again
Jack Finney
This is How You Die: Stories of the Inscrutable, Infallible, Inescapable Machine of Death
Ryan North, Matthew Bennardo, David Malki, Nathan Burgoine, Toby W. Rush, Rhiannon Kelly, Ryan Estrada, George Page III, Chandler Kaiden, Tom Francis, Grace Seybold, D.L.E. Roger, Daliso Chaponda, John Takis, Ada Hoffmann, Rebecca Black, Karen Stay Ahlstrom, Gord Sellar, M
The Memory Bank - Carolyn Coman, Rob Shepperson This whole book feels like a dream, even beyond the actual dream sequences. It starts off with a child's nightmare: being abandoned by the side of the road and forgotten by your family. Then, it turns into a child's fantasy: being important and really good at something that requires little effort, surrounded by loving adults, in a fantastical location that takes cues from real-life buildings.

Although I don't really like surreal types of books, this one is enjoyable. The graphic novel aspects of it are contrasted with the text, and we get a look at what both sisters are doing over the course of the novel. I enjoyed the way the book allows you to piece together what's going on through the mostly wordless scenes of Honey's experiences, and tie them in with Hope's.

I do think a little more attention could have been paid at the end, with a little more information about the world, and why the Memory Bank exists, but that's just my natural curiosity.