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The Map of Stars: York, Book 3

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Wild, imaginative finale of alt-New York fantasy series.

Book Laura Ruby Fantasy 2020
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Laura Ruby winds up her alt-New York trilogy in an exciting, twisty adventure. There's a raft of plot complications, cartoonish villains, strange riddles, and three brainy young heroes who just want to save their homes and families. The Map of Stars often has its readers as well as its characters wondering "Wait, what just happened?" as Theo, Tess, and Jaime race against time to solve a centuries-old puzzle by the architects of their fictional New York's mechanical marvels. Indeed, before it all winds up, mad scientists, experimental hybrid monsters, time travel, and parallel universes have entered the picture. Not everyone will be satisfied with the resolutions of all the plot threads, but they'll have a hard time putting this final tale down until they're through.

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