Monday Book Review: A Swiftly Tilting Planet by Madeline L’Engle

A Swiftly Tilting Planet (Madeleine L’Engle’s Time Quintet) Review… Summary: This is not a romance and there isn’t much in the way of a love plot, but it does feature a touching love triangle with a character who I fell deeply in love with as a teenager. Madeline L’Engle writes young adult and children’s books, but does so in a way that doesn’t talk down to children, which makes them wonderful books at any age. The plot of A Swiftly Tilting Planet involves Charles Wallace (from A Wrinkle In Time, now 16) going back through history, inhabiting various lives that connect to Meg’s mother-in-law, who happens to be related to a terrorist threatening them. Charles Wallace is charged with subtly changing the flow of those...

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