Author(s): Jessica Townsend
Ideal for fans of the Harry Potter series and Neil Gaiman, this breathtaking, enchanting new series from a debut author is about a cursed girl who escapes death and finds herself in a magical world--but is then tested beyond her wildest imagination.
Praise for Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow A New York Times BestsellerAn IndieBook Bestseller#1 Kid's Indie Next List Pick#1 Amazon Best Children's Book of the Year "Poignant....A Harry Potter-esque adventure."--Time Magazine "Poignant...a Harry Potter-esque adventure."--Time Magazine "Jessica Townsend's Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow is more than just a spectacular debut. Exciting, charming, and wonderfully imagined, it's the sort of delightful, grand adventure destined to be many a reader's favorite book."--Trenton Lee Stewart, New York Times bestselling author of The Mysterious Benedict Society series and The Secret Keepers "Townsend knows how to keep the pages turning in this fast-paced story."--Booklist "Townsend's debut novel is a tour de force of fantastical invention, revealing original conceits with each page-turn."--The Horn Book * "[A] spellbinding debut... Morrigan is a captivating heroine, filled with moxie and wit... Whimsical worldbuilding, humorous dialogue, and colorful supporting characters compliment an adventurous, magic-filled plot that champions bravery, self-confidence, and hope."--Publishers Weekly, starred review * "Readers will leap into this captivating world brimming with witty characters and unforgettable adventures. A perfect fit for fans of Harry Potter and Percy Jackson."--School Library Connection, starred review * "Readers, like Morrigan herself, will feel at home in this evocative novel where magic and confidence go hand in hand. An excellent and exciting work."--School Library Journal, starred review "The magical elements are well-written and clever....but the core of this novel lies in Morrigan's realization of her own value, of being a person worth attention and affection. A dark, mystical, and emotional look at a girl who has a complex relationship with magic in a sophisticated and lushly described world."--The Bulletin
Jessica Townsend lives on the Sunshine Coast in Australia, but has lived on and off in London for a few years. She was a copywriter for eight years, and in a previous role, was the editor of a children's wildlife magazine for Steve Irwin's Australia Zoo. Nevermoor is her first novel.