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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

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

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

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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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