as my title goes, this book is terribly hard to put down once things pick up. it's a story abouta a story and things can go crazy with bits of magic, spells, good vs. evil and the craziness that goes with secrets. meggie is a great person and easy to relate to and has the reader wodnering if she'll ever find her motehr and get out of this mess. her father is amazing and her aunt gives a bit of humor. with love lost and the evil capricorn in charge, is there any way to not see how a book about loving books can go worng. i thought this boo kwas exciting, full of action and suspense and bewildered me.