“Enchanted Ivy,” by Sarah Beth Durst, reads like a love letter to Princeton University.  Durst acknowledges in her foreword that she is an alumna of the school, and that she wanted to write a novel that incorporated the many gargoyles from the campus buildings as characters.  While she manages to do so, she fails to develop a believable plot for her characters.  Lily, the protagonist, embarks on what she initially believes to be a “special” test to gain early admission to Princeton. ...


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