A Box of Gargoyles

By Anne Nesbet
(HarperCollins, Hardcover, 9780062104250, 357pp.)

Publication Date: May 2013

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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In this sequel to Nesbet's shimmering debut "The Cabinet of Earths, " sinister magic begins to spread through Paris and Maya discovers that she is the only one who can stop it.

About the Author

Anne Nesbet teaches Russian literature and the history of film at the University of California at Berkeley. She lives near San Francisco with her husband, several daughters, and one irrepressible dog. The Cabinet of Earths is her first novel.

Praise For A Box of Gargoyles

PRAISE FOR THE CABINET OF EARTHS:“A-shimmer with magic, in plot, characters, and literary style.Nesbet’s first novel is an impressive achievement, its substance and style gracefully blended.”
-The Horn Book

PRAISE FOR THE CABINET OF EARTHS:“Blending elements of magic, science, and even horror with evocative prose and a confident narrative voice, Nesbet immerses readers in her contemporary Parisian setting.”
-Publishers Weekly

PRAISE FOR THE CABINET OF EARTHS:“Nesbet has written a unique, interesting fantasy with just enough suspense to keep readers turning the pages long into the night. Fantasy readers of all ages, especially middle school students, will enjoy this story.”
-Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)

PRAISE FOR THE CABINET OF EARTHS:“This debut novel of intrigue, family betrayal and an unsolved case of missing children will grip readers from first page to last. Readers will be swept along by the novel’s swift pace and enjoy the mystery’s unraveling with Maya and Valko as their companions.”
-Shelf Awareness

PRAISE FOR THE CABINET OF EARTHS:“In her debut novel, Nesbet has crafted a carefully imagined, magical world—one that is shrouded in mystery and keeps the reader engaged and guessing. With imaginative alchemy, compelling action, and sensitive characterizations, this novel will undoubtedly win over fantasy fans.”

PRAISE FOR THE CABINET OF EARTHS:“Nesbet plays on both the charm of her Parisian setting and the shadowy eeriness of a city steeped in history to create an alluring sense of place that envelops readers from the first page.”
-Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

PRAISE FOR THE CABINET OF EARTHS:“Maya is a fully realized character...and readers will be rooting for her to find her strengths and save the day. This unique fantasy will catch its audience’s attention and leave them thinking about time, families, and immortality.”
-School Library Journal

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