Swamplandia! by Karen Russell My rating: 5 of 5 stars Swamplandia! lured me into the Everglades, and I became lost in the imaginations, hopes and dreams of the main characters. Not only was it lyrical in its prose, it tricked me into believing in possibilities the way only a child can. I didn't realize I'd been tricked until reality came rushing back at the end of the story. … [Read more...] about Book Review: Swamplandia!