Swamplandia! (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Karen Russell
Paperback- $12.20

Thirteen-year-old Ava Bigtree has lived her entire life at Swamplandia!, her family’s island home and gator-wrestling theme park in the ...

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  "Not at all what I expected..." by sarelle (see profile) 03/06/12

 
  "Charmed by Ava" by barbararobins (see profile) 06/22/12

Ava won the hearts of our group and kept us reading to the end. You need to like fantasy to enjoy this book.

 
  "Swamplandia" by JMurray (see profile) 06/24/12



I didn't love it although it was very well written with lovely language.






 
  "Disappointing " by sdascher (see profile) 03/15/13

 
  "Great writing but uninteresting & pointless story" by mystryrdr (see profile) 04/11/13

Not everyone even finished. No emotional attachment by the characters so we don't really care about them either. No resolution. She has a wonderful way with words, so the potential was there but the story just wasn't engaging.

 
  "Swamplandia" by aronsson (see profile) 06/19/13

Very slow
Very descriptive
Pretty unbelievable

 
  "" by janavanwyk (see profile) 04/21/14

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