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“Pinocchio’s Guide to the End of the World”

New fantasy novel from Eva Moon: Becoming real was only the start. There’s more to being human than having the right kind of body. Inside, Pinocchio still feels like the same wooden puppet. His struggle to fit into a human world leads him into danger and adventure, as well as friendship, love, and, ultimately, what it means to be real. Find out more>>

“As enchanting—and as darkly surprising—as the original fairy tale.”  BookLife Reviews, Editor’s Pick

“Balances humor, adventure, and drama. The warm humanity of her characters illuminates one of the darkest chapters of the 20th century.”  IndieReader

Must read! Delightfully fresh [and] gripping with warm, heartfelt themes about humanity, love, and belonging.” Reedsy Discovery

NOT your childhood Pinocchio. A.I. scenes from the book:

"We don't talk about Otto"
"I'd never killed a man before"
"A world of magic"
"Heading to the front, 1918"
"Pinocchio on the ropes"
"They were alive"
“Don’t wait for me."
"A friend I could count on"
“It was a long way down"
"Return to Berlin"
"A daring rescue"
"A gunshot struck the hull"
“Even a wooden heart hides secrets."
"The morning after"
"It's you!"
"A last kiss"
"Sole survivor"
"No one else survived"
“At least you're free to go home."
"We don't talk about Otto"

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About Eva Moon

The moon shows many faces but has one true nature. Eva Moon — author, playwright, screenwriter, musician, composer, performer, former Huffington Post blogger, speaker — also has one true nature: Storyteller. Learn more about Eva’s own story or explore her creations:

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