Good morning, I’m in tears as I read this. I didn’t know that Ann Parsons had passed away. I knew she was quite ill but until I read this steller book review by author Abbie Taylor I was unaware she’d left this world.
If you’re looking for a weekend read which will keep you turning page after page, check out what Abbie’s got to share.
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Note: This book review was posted here several years ago. Recently, the author, whom I’ve known for quite some time, passed away after a long battle with cancer. I’m reposting this, with some slight changes, in her memory.
The Demmies: A Novel
By Ann K. Parsons
Fast forward to the year 2050. Demmies are what Randy Newman could have meant by “Short People.” These genetically engineered human beings are no more than two feet tall, and as a result, their bodily functions are different from ours. However, they have voices and minds just like we do and can live, love, and think just like the rest of us.
For years, Alex Kenyon and his family have been birds in a gilded cage, living in a luxurious doll house in a lab in Houston, Texas. By day, they are celebrities, promoting the cause of…
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