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Whichwood

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Embark on a dark and lush journey through the land of Whichwood in this stunning companion to Tahereh Mafi’s acclaimed bestseller Furthermore.   Our story begins on a frosty night . . . Laylee can barely remember the happier times before her beloved mother died. Before her father, driven by grief, lost his wits (and his way). Before she was the left as the sole remaining mordeshoor in the village of Whichwood, destined to spend her days washing the bodies of the dead and preparing their souls for the afterlife. It's become easy to forget and easier still to ignore her own ever increasing loneliness and the way her hands are stiffening and turning silver, just like her hair.   But soon, a pair of familiar strangers appear, and Laylee's world is turned upside down as she rediscovers color, magic, and the healing power of friendship.   Lush and darkly enchanting, critically-acclaimed author Tahereh Mafi weaves an all-new magical adventure in this companion to the New York Times bestselling Furthermore.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 142.24 x 218.44 x 33.02mm | 417.3g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Prentice Hall Press
  • Nw Jersey, United States
  • English
  • 0735231575
  • 9780735231573
  • 25,059

Review Text

Praise for New York Times bestseller Furthermore ★ A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2016 ★ A Shelf Awareness Best Book of 2016 ★ A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2016 ★ Featured on "Late Night with Seth Meyers," NPR, TIME, and Entertainment Weekly "Brimming with color and magic... [Mafi's] prose is as fresh and fragrant as the flowers her characters eat, the descriptions so vibrant that at times one can practically smell the words on the page." -New York Times Book Review ★ "A fast-paced, funny, and richly imaginative story that embraces and celebrates individuality." -Publishers Weekly, starred review ★ "Rich, luscious, clever prose." -Kirkus, starred reviewshow more

About Tahereh Mafi

Tahereh Mafi is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Shatter Me series. She can usually be found over-caffeinated and stuck in a book. You can find her online just about anywhere at @TaherehMafi or on her website, www.taherehbooks.com.show more

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Praise for New York Times bestseller Furthermore   ★ A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2016 ★ A Shelf Awareness Best Book of 2016 ★ A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2016 ★ Featured on "Late Night with Seth Meyers," NPR, TIME, and Entertainment Weekly   “Brimming with color and magic… [Mafi’s] prose is as fresh and fragrant as the flowers her characters eat, the descriptions so vibrant that at times one can practically smell the words on the page." —New York Times Book Review ★ “A fast-paced, funny, and richly imaginative story that embraces and celebrates individuality.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review ★ “Rich, luscious, clever prose.” —Kirkus, starred reviewshow more

Rating details

296 ratings
4.2 out of 5 stars
5 42% (125)
4 39% (115)
3 17% (50)
2 1% (3)
1 1% (3)
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