Comet Rising

Comet Rising

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Emmeline and Lucas are back in the epic conclusion to the award winning, middle grade fantasy duology. When Lady Aisling returns, stealing more magical children to add to her collection, can Emmeline and Lucas stop her once and for all? And will Emmeline's shadow, Dar, be their friend or foe?
Alone we are powerful, but together, we can do real magic.
Emmeline and Lucas are safe from the evil Lady Aisling and her soldiers for the time being. The only thing that mars their peaceful life is Emmeline's imprisoned former shadow, Dar.
Then one night the Cerelia Comet, the reason for their magical abilities, returns... but it's twelve years too early. The return of the comet can only mean one thing: Lady Aisling has a Sky Shaker under her control and is hoping for a new batch of talented children to add to her collection.
Emmeline and Lucas decide to journey to find other magical children to help in the fight against Lady Aisling. But when Dar escapes, and the two friends realize many of the children they seek have already been taken, they know they are in for the fight of their lives.
For fans of Coraline, Doll Bones and The Night Gardener, the Shadow Weaver duology will enthrall middle school readers who love fantasy, magic, and danger. Perfect for 5th grade and above.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 143 x 209 x 30.48mm | 408.23g
  • SOURCEBOOKS YOUNG READERS
  • Naperville, United States
  • English
  • 1492649988
  • 9781492649984
  • 963,839

Review quote

"Connolly again spins a magical tale; she deftly crafts moods and creates a sense of urgency that will leave readers breathless. The conclusion to the duology brings a feeling of relief, but a few puzzling questions remain, leaving the door ajar for future adventures, should Connolly choose to return to Emmaline's world." - Booklist, STARRED Review
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About Marcykate Connolly

MarcyKate Connolly is a New York Times bestselling children's book author and nonprofit administrator who lives in New England with her family and a grumble of pugs. She graduated from Hampshire College (a magical place where they don't give you grades) where she wrote an opera sequel to Hamlet as the equivalent of senior thesis. It was also there that she first fell in love with plotting and has been dreaming up new ways to make life difficult for her characters ever since. She is the author of the Shadow Weaver and Hollow Doll series and The Star Shepherd. You can visit her online at marcykate.com.
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Rating details

436 ratings
4.27 out of 5 stars
5 49% (215)
4 33% (143)
3 14% (63)
2 3% (11)
1 1% (4)
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