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BOOK OF THE MONTH
IMMUNE: A JOURNEY INTO THE MYSTERIOUS SYSTEM THAT KEEPS YOU ALIVE
Philipp Dettmer
1299

The first book from the creator of the wildly popular science YouTube...(+)

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MRIDULA RAMESH is the founder of the Sundaram Climate Institute, which focuses on waste and water ...(+)

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Ash
Malinda Lo

Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : Mar 04, 2010
Imprint : Hodder Children'S Books
Page Extent : 304
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780340988374
Price : 350

About the book

In the world of ASH, fairies are an older race of people who walk the line between life and death, reality and magic. As orphaned Ash grows up, a servant in her stepmother's home, she begans to realise that her beloved mother, Elinor was very much in tune with these underworld folk, and that she herself has the power to see them too. Against the sheer misery of her stepmother's cruelty, greed and ambition in preparing her two charmless daughters for presentation at court, and hopefully Royal or aristocratic marriage, Ash  befriends one of these fairies-a mysterious, handsome man-who grants her wishes and restores hope to Ash's existence, even though she knows there will be a price to pay. But most important of all, she also meets Kaisa, a huntress employed by the king, and it is Kaisa who truly awakens Ash's desires for both love and self-respect...Ash escapes a life with her grim and self-serving stepmother and finds her beloved one...ASH is a fairy tale about possibility and recognizing the opportunities for change. From the deepest grief comes the chance for transformation.


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A book which will have teenagers entranced.

A fascinating novel for mature teens.

Evocative.. original.. atmospheric.

     
Malinda Lo
Malinda Lo is a graduate of Wellesley College and has master's degrees from Harvard and Stanford universities and now lives in a small town in Northern California with her partner and their dog. Ash w...(+)
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