- Linda Nesbitt
Since you enjoyed Bloomability by Sharon Creech, and also books by Libba Bray, I have sent along a list of books that I hope you will enjoy just as much. Thank you for letting us know why you liked particular books as this helps us to make selections for you.
Did you know that A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray is the first in a series? The second book is Rebel Angels and the third is The Sweet Far Thing. You might want to check those books out as well.
The Ruby in the Smoke / by Philip Pullman.
In nineteenth-century London, sixteen-year-old Sally, a recent orphan, becomes involved in a deadly search for a mysterious ruby.
The Valley of the Wolves / by Laura Gallego García.
Chosen to study at an academy of high sorcery known as the Tower, ten-year-old Dana finds herself, as her apprenticeship in magic progresses, growing increasingly curious about the history of the Tower and the true nature of her invisible best friend Kai.
Shakespeare's Secret / Elise Broach.
Named after a character in a Shakespeare play, misfit sixth-grader Hero becomes interested in exploring this unusual connection because of a valuable diamond supposedly hidden in her new house, an intriguing neighbor, and the unexpected attention of the most popular boy in school.
The Red Necklace : a Story of the French Revolution / Sally Gardner.
In the late eighteenth-century, Sido, the twelve-year-old daughter of a self-indulgent marquis, and Yann, a fourteen-year-old Gypsy orphan raised to perform in a magic show, face a common enemy at the start of the French Revolution.