Greenglass House

Greenglass House

4.03 (20,684 ratings by Goodreads)
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4.03 (20,684 ratings by Goodreads)

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New York Times Bestseller * National Book Award Nominee * Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery

It's wintertime at Greenglass House. The creaky smuggler's inn is always quiet during this season, and twelve-year-old Milo, the innkeepers' adopted son, plans to spend his holidays relaxing.

But on the first icy night of vacation, out of nowhere, the guest bell rings. Then rings again. And again...

Soon Milo's home is bursting with odd, secretive guests, each one bearing a strange story that is somehow connected to the rambling old house. As objects go missing and tempers flare, Milo and Meddy, the cook's daughter, must decipher clues and untangle the web of deepening mysteries to discover the truth about Greenglass House--and themselves.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 140 x 210 x 35.56mm | 498.95g
  • Boston, MA, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0544052706
  • 9780544052703
  • 124,532

Review Text

A National Book Award Finalist "An enchanting, empowering, and cozy read." -Booklist , starred review "An abundantly diverting mystery." -Kirkus, starred review "The legends and folktales Milford creates add to Nagspeake's charm and genrly prepare the ground for a fantasy twist." -Publishers Weekly "Give this one to fans of Trenton Lee Stewart's The Mysterious Benedict Society ." -School Library Journal "The intricately woven connections, large cast of memorable characters, and beautifully detailed writing come together to make this exceptionally engaging story leap off the page." - VOYA "Milford employs a Westing Game level of cunning in setting up clues, revealing their importance, and immediately pivoting to a higher level of mystery, gratifying readers as she pulls them into the story." -Horn Book Magazine
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Review quote

"An enchanting, empowering, and cozy read." -- Booklist (starred review)

"An abundantly diverting mystery." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"The legends and folktales Milford creates add to Nagspeake's charm and gently prepare the ground for a fantasy twist." -- Publishers Weekly

"Give this one to fans of Trenton Lee Stewart's The Mysterious Benedict Society." -- School Library Journal

"The intricately woven connections, large cast of memorable characters, and beautifully detailed writing come together to make this exceptionally engaging story leap off the page." -- VOYA

"Milford employs a Westing Game level of cunning in setting up clues, revealing their importance, and immediately pivoting to a higher level of mystery, gratifying readers as she pulls them into the story." -- Horn Book Magazine
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About Kate Milford

Kate Milford is the author of the novels The Broken Lands and The Boneshaker, as well as the crowdfunded novella The Kairos Mechanism. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. Visit the tourism website of fictional Nagspeake (where Greenglass House is located) at www.nagspeake.com and Kate's personal website at www.clockworkfoundry.com.
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Rating details

4.03 out of 5 stars
- 20,684 ratings
5 34% (7,104)
4 41% (8,398)
3 20% (4,056)
2 4% (853)
1 1% (273)
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