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All the Crooked Saints (CD-Audio)

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This book. Oh, this book. I don't even know where to start. Maybe with the characters - complex and mysterious, frightened and flawed, brave and miraculous. Maybe with the music - an celebration of the music of the 60's and pirate radio. Maybe with the light - bright miracles that make you reconsider what you most fear. Maybe with the dark - dangerous miracles that make you reconsider what you most need. Maybe with the miracles themselves - two miracles, torn from heart and soul, that make you want to embrace rather than run from the darkness we each hold inside. What I know for sure is that I have to end with the writing - the glorious writing that marks any Maggie Stiefvater novel - and this is the most Stiefvater of them all. She brings magic to life magic, steeping every moment in such magic that it infuses every page, sentence, word, leaving the reader to dream of owls once it's done.

— Flannery

Description


Here is a thing everyone wants:
A miracle.
 
Here is a thing everyone fears:
What it takes to get one.
 
Any visitor to Bicho Raro, Colorado is likely to find a landscape of dark saints, forbidden love, scientific dreams, miracle-mad owls, estranged affections, one or two orphans, and a sky full of watchful desert stars.
 
At the heart of this place you will find the Soria family, who all have the ability to perform unusual miracles. And at the heart of this family are three cousins longing to change its future: Beatriz, the girl without feelings, who wants only to be free to examine her thoughts; Daniel, the Saint of Bicho Raro, who performs miracles for everyone but himself; and Joaquin, who spends his nights running a renegade radio station under the name Diablo Diablo.
 
They are all looking for a miracle. But the miracles of Bicho Raro are never quite what you expect.
 
Maggie Stiefvater has been called “a master storyteller” by USA Today and “wildly imaginative” by Entertainment Weekly.  Now, with All the Crooked Saints, she gives us the extraordinary story of an extraordinary family, a masterful tale of love, fear, darkness, and redemption.
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Maggie Stiefvater is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the novels Shiver, Linger, Forever, and Sinner. Her novel The Scorpio Races was named a Michael L. Printz Honor Book by the American Library Association. The first book in The Raven Cycle, The Raven Boys, was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year and the second book, The Dream Thieves, was an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. The third book, Blue Lily, Lily Blue, received five starred reviews. The final book, The Raven King, received four. She is also an artist and musician. She lives in Virginia with her husband and their two children. You can visit her online at maggiestiefvater.com.

About the Author


Maggie Stiefvater is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the novels Shiver, Linger, Forever, and Sinner. Her novel The Scorpio Races was named a Michael L. Printz Honor Book by the American Library Association. The first book in The Raven Cycle, The Raven Boys, was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year and the second book, The Dream Thieves, was an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. The third book, Blue Lily, Lily Blue, received five starred reviews. The final book, The Raven King, received four. She is also the author of All the Crooked Saints and Call Down the Hawk. She is also an artist and musician. She lives in Virginia with her husband and their two children. You can visit her online at maggiestiefvater.com.

Praise For…


Praise for The Raven King:

*"Expect this truly one-of-a-kind series to come to a thundering close." ? Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "Readers will snap up the final installment the second it's available." ? Publishers Weekly, starred review

* "The prose is crisp and dazzling and the dialogue positively crackles." ? School Library Journal, starred review



Product Details
ISBN: 9781338230222
ISBN-10: 1338230220
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Publication Date: October 10th, 2017
Language: English
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Created At: 4/29/2017 12:35pm
Last Updated At: 9/30/2020 07:55pm