The Grimjinx Rebellion
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The Grimjinx Rebellion

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Fast-paced, funny, and full of surprises, The Grimjinx Rebellion brings Brian Farrey's epic and critically acclaimed Vengekeep Prophecies trilogy to an unforgettable close.Jaxter Grimjinx and his family haven't had much time for thieving. Through no fault of their own, they've been too busy saving the day. But the danger in the Five Provinces is only just beginning. The Palatinate Mages are almost ready to unveil their master plan, and legendary monsters will soon roam the land once more. Then Jaxter's sister, Aubrin, is kidnapped by the Mages. It seems she has a power greater than her family ever realized, and she may be the key to the impending battle for the Five Provinces. Jaxter will do anything to get his little sister back-even if it means pulling off the greatest heist of his life and starting a full-scale rebellion.A "rich fantasy" (Publishers Weekly, starred review) with a family of thieves who "couldn't be more likable" (Kirkus Reviews), the Vengekeep Prophecies trilogy takes everything you thought you knew about prophecies and spins it into pure magic.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 130 x 194 x 22mm | 274g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperCollins
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0062049356
  • 9780062049353
  • 937,622

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"The Grimjinx family remains as delightfully sneaky as ever... the action is rollicking and fast-paced... Full of twists, monsters, cool magic and cooler anti-magic, with underlying family warmth and a creative crescendo." -- Kirkus Reviews "Farrey has concluded this series with gusto and heart. Jaxter, along with his family and friends, are unforgettable, resilient, and realistically portrayed. The humor hits the mark just right and never tries too hard. This is a winning series that deserves a home in every library." -- School Library Journal "Brian Farrey brings the Vengekeep Prophecies trilogy to a close with the kind of humor, suspense and heart that has characterized the series from the start." -- Shelf Awareness
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"The greater your destiny, the greater the price."--ancient par-goblin proverb

Jaxter Grimjinx and his family haven't had much time for thieving, and the danger in the Five Provinces is only just beginning. The Palatinate Mages are almost ready to unveil their master plan, and legendary monsters will soon roam the land once more.

Then Jaxter's sister, Aubrin, is kidnapped by the Mages. It seems she has a power greater than her family ever realized.

Jaxter will do anything to get his little sister back--even if it means pulling off the greatest heist of his life and starting a full-scale rebellion.
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About Brian Farrey

Brian Farrey acquires young adult fiction for Flux. He and he alone has the power to make you an honorary Grimjinx. (You know you want it.) He lives in St. Paul, Minnesota. Brett Helquist's celebrated art has graced books from the charming Bedtime for Bear, which he also wrote, to the New York Times-bestselling A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket to the glorious picture book adaptation of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol. He lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York.
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Rating details

192 ratings
4.26 out of 5 stars
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4 42% (81)
3 14% (26)
2 2% (3)
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