Magic and romance battle each other in this much anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestselling novel The School for Good and Evil.
Best friends Sophie and Agatha return to the spectacular world where
the only way out of a fairy tale is to live through one. Together, they
have the strength to face unseen enemies and new threats. But what will
happen when they are torn apart?
In the epic sequel to the New York Times bestselling novel The School for Good and Evil, Sophie and Agatha are home, living out their Ever After. But life isn't quite the fairy tale they expected.
When Agatha secretly wishes she'd chosen a different happy ending, she
reopens the gates to the School for Good and Evil. But the world she and
Sophie once knew has changed.
Witches and princesses, warlocks and princes are no longer enemies. New
bonds are forming; old bonds are being shattered. But underneath this
uneasy arrangement, a war is brewing and a dangerous enemy rises. As
Agatha and Sophie battle to restore peace, an unexpected threat could
destroy everything, and everyone, they love—and this time, it comes from
Soman Chainani has created a spectacular world that Newbery
Honor-winning author Ann M. Martin calls "a fairy tale like no other,
complete with romance, magic, and humor that will keep you turning pages
until the end."
About the Author
Soman Chainani's first novel, The School for Good and Evil, debuted on the New York Times
bestseller list, has been translated into languages across six
continents, and will soon be a major motion picture from Universal
As a graduate of Harvard University and Columbia University's MFA Film
Program, Soman has made films that have played at over 150 festivals
around the world, and his writing awards include honors from Big Bear
Lake, New Draft, the CAPE Foundation, the Shasha Grant, and the Sun
Valley Writers' Fellowship.
When he's not telling stories, Soman is a die-hard tennis player who
never lost a first-round match for ten years . . . until he started
writing The School for Good and Evil. Now he loses all the time.
Roxanne Reynolds is just beginning her third year at a Maryland high school. She is one of a very small number of people with IQs of over 1,000 who call themselves "Geniuses" They secretly live among us while concealing their extraordinary intelligence and mental powers. The Geniuses living in the Western Hemisphere protect ordinary people from Eastern Geniuses who use their abilities to try to control ordinary people and dominate the world. Over thousands of years this has resulted in numerous confrontations between Western and Eastern Geniuses. Andor Lysenko, a young Eastern European Genius, has just transferred into Roxanne's school. What does Andor's arrival mean for Roxanne . . . and what does it mean for the safety of the world?
About the author:
Mr. Flanzraich was born in Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York City. His parents were European immigrants. On a scholarship, he graduated from Harvard College, magna cum laude and phi beta kappa, and from Harvard Law School, magna cum laude. He has been in the pharmaceutical industry for over thirty years and is currently the chairman and CEO of a biotech company. He is a member of the boards of directors of two public companies. He and his wife, Dr. Kira Flanzraich, live in Coral Gables, Florida. They have two sons, Derek and Jordan, who live in New York City. Mr. Flanzraich wrote fairy tales for his sons when they were little. His sons later introduced him to the Harry Potter books, which eventually led to his writing this book.
In a society where unwanted teens are salvaged for their body parts, three runaways fight the system that would "unwind" them Connor's parents want to be rid of him because he's a troublemaker. Risa has no parents and is being unwound to cut orphanage costs. Lev's unwinding has been planned since his birth, as part of his family's strict religion. Brought together by chance, and kept together by desperation, these three unlikely companions make a harrowing cross-country journey, knowing their lives hang in the balance. If they can survive until their eighteenth birthday, they can't be harmed -- but when every piece of them, from their hands to their hearts, are wanted by a world gone mad, eighteen seems far, far away. In Unwind, Boston Globe/Horn Book Award winner Neal Shusterman challenges readers' ideas about life -- not just where life begins, and where it ends, but what it truly means to be alive.
About the Author:
Neal Shusterman is the author of many novels for young adults, including Unwind, which was an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and a Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Readers, Everlost, and Downsiders, which was nominated for twelve state reading awards. He also writes screenplays for motion pictures and television shows such as Animorphs and Goosebumps. The father of four children, Neal lives in southern California.
Viola has always felt like she doesn’t belong. With her mother halfway around the world, her sister away at school, and her father as her only friend, she keeps to herself and only dreams of becoming an artist. The last thing a lonely fourteen-year-old girl wants for her birthday is to spend time with an old woman she doesn’t even know. And she certainly doesn’t want to travel 544 years back in time.
Armed with Idan, a mysterious pocket watch, she must navigate the perilous city to find a way home before she falls victim to the threats of Lorenzo the Magnificent. For a girl that has a hard time meeting people, Viola manages to befriend the famous artist Leonardo da Vinci and gain the affections of the handsome Giuliano Medici.
To get back home Viola must find her voice and tap into her artistic abilities while she works in an artist’s workshop and encounters the enchanting work of some of the Renaissance’s most amazing artists.