“… an original vision of disaster … this novel sizzles with invention …”
—The Sunday Times (London)
“A post-apocalyptic thrill ride, filled with wildly inventive characters … Bursting with imagination and epic adventure.”
—Steven Schneider, producer of the Paranormal Activity Franchise
This novel is the prequel to the film Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium, starring Dustin Hoffman, Natalie Portman, and Jason Bateman.
Bridget Asher is the author of four novels published by Random House with dozens of overseas editions. Her latest, All of Us and Everything, was featured in PEOPLE magazine’s Best New Books section.
Baggott’s essays have appeared in The New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, and read on NPR’s Talk of the Nation, All Things Considered.
Under pen N.E. Bode, Baggott has written five novels for readers aged 8-13, most notably The Anybodies Trilogy.
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New York Times Notable Book of 2015
“…mesmerizing…” —Entertainment Weekly, 10 Big Fat Beach Reads, Summer 2015
Julianna Baggott has published eight adult literary novels under her own name, including National Bestseller Girl Talk and Which Brings Me to You, co-written with Steve Almond, a Kirkus Best Book of the Year. Pure was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year in 2012.
Baggott has published three collections of poetry with work appearing in Best American Poetry, Poetry, American Poetry Review, read on NPR’s Talk of the Nation.
Under her own name and as N.E. Bode, Baggott has published seven novels for younger readers, including award-winners.
“You will be swept away.”
— Justin Cronin
The Pure Trilogy launched Baggott’s work into a blur of genres including thrillers, world-building, sci-fi fantasy, dystopian, and poetic post-apocalyptic.