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Chime

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"Part mystery, part fantasy, this beautifully-written page turner explores guilt, mercy, and love." New York Timesbestselling authorHolly Black Briony has a secret. It is a secret that killed her stepmother, ruined her sister's mind, and will end her life, if anyone were to know. She has powers. Then Eldric comes along with his golden lion eyes and a great mane of tawny hair. He is as natural as the sun, and he treats her as if she is extraordinary. And everything starts to change . . . A National Book Award Finalist Exquisite to the final word. Booklist, starred review Both lushly sensual and shivery. School Library Journal, starred review "show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 361 pages
  • 134.62 x 208.28 x 27.94mm | 317.51g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Penguin USA
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0142420921
  • 9780142420928
  • 257,537

Review quote

A National Book Award Finalist "Part mystery, part fantasy, this beautifully-written page turner explores guilt, mercy, and love." New York Times bestselling authorHolly Black A darkly beguiling fantasy. Publishers Weekly, starred review "Billingsley takes the time to develop a layered narrative adorned with linguistic filigree she is one of the great prose stylists of the field. Kirkus Reviews, starred review Exquisite to the final word. Booklist, starred review Both lushly sensual and shivery. School Library Journal, starred review Extraordinary and moving. BCCB, starred review An entirely original concoction. The Horn Book, starred review"show more

About Franny Billingsley

Franny Billingsley(frannybillingsley.com)is the award-winning author of four books, including The Folk Keeper winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for fiction and Chime, which received six starred reviews and was a National Book Award finalist. A graduate of Tufts University and the Boston University School of Law, Franny left the practice of law to write full-time and hasn't yet looked back."show more

Rating details

10,985 ratings
3.61 out of 5 stars
5 28% (3,105)
4 30% (3,255)
3 24% (2,624)
2 11% (1,239)
1 7% (762)
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