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The Golden Specific

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The Golden Specific by S. E. Grove
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Jul 14, 2015 | 919 Minutes

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RAVES FOR THE GLASS SENTENCE

A New York Times Bestseller
An IndieBound National Bestseller
A Summer/Fall 2014 Indies Introduce New Voices Selection
A Top Ten Kid’s Next Selection
A Publishers Weekly Flying Start
A Washington Post Summer Book Club Selection
A Junior Library Guild Selection
One of Publishers Weekly’s Best Summer Reads
An Amazon Summer 2014 Reading Selection
An Amazon Top 20 Children’s/YA Book of 2014
An ABC Best Book of 2014


* “Brilliant in concept, breathtaking in scale and stellar in its worldbuilding; this is a world never before seen in fiction . . . Wholly original and marvelous beyond compare.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* “A thrilling, time-bending debut . . . It’s a cracking adventure, and Grove bolsters the action with commentary on xenophobia and government for hire, as well as a fascinating system of map magic.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

*“Stellar . . richly layered and emotionally engaging from the first page through to the intriguing cliffhanger end.”—BCCB, starred review

* “A mind-blowing debut . . . The bookmaking behind this first novel is as elegant as the maps within it.” —Shelf Awareness, starred review


“Wonderful. This author’s imagination is just amazing.” – Nancy Pearl on NPR.org
 
“I am in no doubt about the energy of S.E. Grove as a full-fledged, pathfinding fantasist. I look forward to the next installment to place upon the pile. Intensely.” – Gregory Maguire, The New York Times Book Review
 
“Not since Philip Pullman’s The Golden Compass have I seen such an original and compelling world built inside a book.”—Megan Whalen Turner, New York Times best-selling author of A Conspiracy of Kings
 
Absolutely marvelous.  It’s the best book I’ve read in a long time.”—Nancy Farmer, National Book Award-winning author of The House of the Scorpion

“A page-turner .  . So imaginative.”—Meghan Cox Gurdon, The Wall Street Journal

“Exuberantly imagined [and] exquisite.”—Elizabeth Wein, New York Times best-selling author of Code Name Verity

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