The combination of fantasy journey and psychological inspection is well done and offers a solid, engrossing story that juxtaposes dreams and reality.
CJ Clark’s prose is beautiful—the novel is written with precision, told in a youthful and powerful voice…
How incredible to read a book which indulges, captivates and fascinates readers between the ages of nine and ninety! …Sam’s fierce loyalty, humbleness and determination to keep fighting for her goal all paint the reader directly into the story to savor all the unimaginable paths leading to the ending. In our broken world, this novel […]
CJ Clark elevates her craft to a whole new level. A host of characters come to life in a magical journey drawn with impeccable detail. From the horrific Renerongs and the devious Mask-Maker to gentle Violet, the search for Sam’s best friend unfolds in a poignant blending of fantasy, culture, and above all friendship…
Asking the Moon to Supper effortlessly draws the reader into this dual reality of an imaginative yet believable journey and back again with just the right measure of magic. A young girl’s brave choice to never stop looking for her beloved dog despite insurmountable hardships drives the story, making it a lesson about the power […]
This is a roller coaster ride set in beautiful Nature, with love and ultimate respect for all animals and wildlife, exploring the Mysteries of time travel and the Wisdom that follows, even befriending the ancient lonesome Moon. I have re-read the book twice now. It’s the sort of reading Journey that you are sad to […]
If you think magic cannot exist in your soul read, Asking the Moon to Supper. You may end up understanding that some parts of you and your existence equal magic. CJ Clark is a master story weaver, a poetic visionary, a seer…
Asking the Moon to Supper instantly captivates with magic as delicate as falling snow and characters who evolve into unintended heroes too compelling to forget. A timeless story that wraps itself around your soul and doesn’t let go.
C.J. Clark’s protagonist, a thirteen-year-old Ojibwa girl, sets off to find her dog, along the way meeting a remarkable cast of characters, some drawn from Native American and Norse myth. Whether friendly or antagonistic, they teach her to trust in herself. Encountering a stream that does not freeze, a place where time stands still, and […]
C.J. Clark gradually moves us from the far north in 1957 into a legendary, magical world through an Ojibwa Indian girl’s search for her dog DeeOgee. Excitement grips us through every twist and turn until months later, Sam wakes up battered and bruised on the front porch of a friend’s house in Green Earth. What […]