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Ballad : A Gathering of Faerie - Maggie Stiefvater


A Gathering of Faerie

Hardcover Published: 8th October 2009
ISBN: 9780606146098
Number Of Pages: 353
For Ages: 15 - 18 years old

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FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING NOVEL SHIVER "Ballad is giddy, intoxicating, and threatening all at once. --Tamora Pierce Remember us, so sing the dead, lest we remember you

James Morgan has an almost unearthly gift for music. And it has attracted Nuala, a soul-snatching faerie muse who fosters and then feeds on the creative energies of exceptional humans until they die. James has plenty of reasons to fear the faeries, but as he and Nuala collaborate on an achingly beautiful musical composition, James finds his feelings towards Nuala deepening. But the rest of the fairies are not as harmless. As Halloween--the day of the dead--draws near, James will have to battle the Faerie Queen and the horned king of the dead to save Nuala's life and his soul.

Praise for Ballad: "Readers of Holly Black's Tithe (2002) or Charles de Lint's The Blue Girl (2004) will enjoy this rich foray into faerie. The book's backdrop, so firmly rooted in Celtic myth, is scary, mysterious, magical, and horrifying."--Booklist

ISBN: 9780606146098
ISBN-10: 0606146091
Series: Gathering of Fairie (PB)
Audience: Teenager / Young Adult
For Ages: 15 - 18 years old
For Grades: 10 - 12
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 353
Published: 8th October 2009
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.1 x 13.0  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.39