The Backyard Tales is the story of the bond shared between 17-year-old Mia Basu Roy and her beloved cat, Pippo. She seems to understand him far too well for a human. And he seems to have another life that Mia begins to suspect. She follows her cat to their backyard and down a very dangerous road which leads her to witches, talking animals, and a story that’s much bigger than what she initially suspected.
Read this story to discover all of Mia and Pippo’s secrets, be enchanted by magic, and get the answer to a question that has haunted us for ages: does a cat truly love their owner?
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Initially the story didn’t make sense as it started with one person who was then not mentioned for many chapters. The circle eventually come full turn and new surprises. This story is a fun read with interesting characters who grow and change and find out new things along with the reader.
Well written with character that leap off the pages and into your imagination. Definitely a fun read for those who like fantasy and YA stories.