Ring of Solomon

by Aden Polydoros

On Sale: 02/21/2023

Ring of Solomon

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Ring of Solomon

by Aden Polydoros

On Sale: 02/21/2023

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About the Book

“Will keep you on the edge of your seat and grinning until the last page!” —Greg Howard, author of The Whispers and The Visitors

This exciting and adventurous start to a middle-grade trilogy follows a queer boy and his family as they try to halt the chaotic effects of a mysterious ring, drawing upon Jewish mythology to navigate magic, mayhem and the search for pride in one’s identity.


The little beachside town of San Pancras is not known for anything exciting, but when Zach Darlington buys a mysterious ring at the local flea market, his quiet little hometown is turned topsy-turvy by monsters straight from Jewish folklore and a nefarious secret society focused on upholding an apocalyptic prophecy.

Zach discovers that the ring grants him strange powers, and he’s intrigued; maybe he can use the ring’s strengths to halt the slew of anti-Semitic and homophobic bullying he’s experiencing at school. But soon the ring brings unexpected visitors—Ashmedai, King of Demons, in the guise of a preteen boy named Ash, and the local chapter of the Knights of the Apocalypse, a secret society intent on completing a creepy prophecy that will bring three monsters to Earth to start the events of the end of times.

Now responsible for the ring and its consequences, will Zach and his friends, with the help of Ash, be able to stop the Apocalypse and save the world?
 

Critical Praise

“Jam-packed with action and humor, Ring of Solomon is a rip-roaring good read. Buoyed by the fast pace and excitement of this Jewish mythology-inspired adventure, I plowed right through until there was no more left. I already miss Zach and the endearing cast of characters. Please, I need more!" 
—Graci Kim, author of The Last Fallen Star


"This exploration of a boy's self is full of fun, humor, and Jewish mythology that I never knew could be so cool."
—Rex Ogle, author of Free Lunch and The Supernatural Society


“A fun, wildly imaginative, and wholly original tale that will keep you on the edge of your seat and grinning until the last page!” 
– Greg Howard, author of The Whispers and The Visitors

"Readers will only want to dive deeper into Ash and Zach's story and the world they inhabit—it's a good thing this is the opener to a planned trilogy." —Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review -

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781335428639
  • ISBN 10: 1335428631
  • Imprint: Inkyard Press
  • On Sale: 02/21/2023
  • Pages: 256
  • List Price:23.99 CAD
  • Ages: 8 to 12
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Religious / Jewish
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / General
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / LGBT
  • BISAC4 : JUVENILE FICTION / Monsters

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