Lirael Classic Edition

by Garth Nix

On Sale: 08/03/2021

Lirael Classic Edition

by Garth Nix

On Sale: 08/03/2021

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ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults

ALA Top 10 Best Book for Young Adults

American Bookseller Pick of the Lists

IRA/CBC Young Adults’ Choice

New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age

About the Book

Return to the world of Sabriel for its 25th anniversary with this special edition of the second book of the Old Kingdom series, Lirael, from master of fantasy and globally bestselling author Garth Nix with original cover artwork by Leo and Diane Dillon.

A spellbinding tale of discovery, destiny, and danger in the sequel to Sabriel.

Lirael has never felt like a true daughter of the Clayr. Now, two years past the time when she should have received the Sight that is the Clayr’s birthright, she feels alone, abandoned, unsure of who she is. Nevertheless, the fate of the Old Kingdom lies in her hands. With only her faithful companion, the Disreputable Dog, Lirael must undertake a desperate mission against the growing shadow of an ancient evil.

Dive into a tale of dark magic and destiny.

“Riveting. Readers who like their fantasy intense in action, magisterial in scope, and apocalyptic in consequences will revel in every word.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“Haunting and unusual, exhaustively and f lawlessly conceived. A must-read for fans of the first book, Lirael will also fascinate readers new to the series.” —SLJ

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Critical Praise

“Riveting.” - Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Superb characterization." - Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)

- Publishers Weekly

“The action charges along at a gallop--a page turner for sure.” - ALA Booklist (starred review)

Praise for SABRIEL: “Rich, complex, involving, hard to put down, excellent high fantasy.” - Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Nix has created an ingenious, icy world. The action charges along at a gallop. A page-turner for sure.” - ALA Booklist (starred review)

Sabriel is an engaging tale that slays sexual stereotypes along with its monsters.” - San Francisco Chronicle

Sabriel is a winner, a fantasy that reads like realism. Here is a world with the same solidity and four dimensional authority as our own, created with invention, clarity, and intelligence. I congratulate Garth Nix. And I look forward to reading his next piece of work.” - Philip Pullman

“A wonderful new fantasy filled with rich and complex imagery.” - Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)

“Nix’s monsters are scary and repulsive, his sense of humor is downright sneaky, and he puts his heroine through engrossing physical and emotional wringers. This book is guaranteed to keep readers up way past their bedtimes.” - School Library Journal

“A compelling fantasy. The story is remarkable for the level of originality and leaves readers to explore for themselves.” - Horn Book Magazine

Praise for ABHORSEN: “Breathtaking, bittersweet, and utterly unforgettable.” - Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

- Publishers Weekly (starred review)

- Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

“More than three hundred pages of breathless chases, near escapes, and intense confrontations. Nix’s intricately imagined fantasy world is peopled by complex players worthy of both their dramatic backdrops and their moral dilemmas.” - Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780063086814
  • ISBN 10: 0063086816
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 08/03/2021
  • Pages: 512
  • List Price:15.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Fantasy / General
  • BISAC2 : YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Action & Adventure / General
  • BISAC3 : YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore / General

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