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A Jane Austen-inspired YA tale from Mechthild Gläser (The Book Jumper) about a sixteen-year-old girl who finds a magical book—and discovers that anything she writes inside it comes true

Emma is used to things going her way. Her father is headmaster of her prestigious boarding school, her friends take her advice as gospel, and she's convinced that a relationship with her long-time crush is on the horizon.

As it turns out, Emma hasn't seen anything yet. When she finds an old book in an abandoned library, things really start going Emma's way: anything she writes in the book comes true.

But the power of the book is not without consequences, and Emma soon realizes that she isn't the only one who knows about it. Someone is determined to take it from her—and they'll stop at nothing to succeed.

A new boy in school—the arrogant, aloof, and irritatingly handsome Darcy de Winter—becomes Emma's unlikely ally as secrets are revealed and danger creeps ever closer.

Praise for The Forgotten Book:

"This is a satisfying blend of gothic mystery, supernatural intrigue, and boarding-school drama, sure to thrill readers who believe that books hold the best magic." —Booklist

"Mystery, magic, and danger jostle together in this romantic fantasy with its well-described gothic setting of monastic ruins and secret passages." —VOYA

About the Author

Mechthild Gläser is an award-winning author in her native Germany. The Book Jumper is her first book to be translated into English.

Praise For…

Praise for The Forgotten Book:

"A satisfying and engrossing outing, this German import will leave readers thinking long after they’ve turned the final pages." —The Bulletin

"A clever book with winks at Jane Austen novels, this boarding school story will also delight fantasy fans." —School Library Journal

The Forgotten Book
German Edition:

"Gläser writes in the tradition of beloved YA writers, such as Enid Blyton, Roald Dahl, Susan Cooper and J. K. Rowling. Her style is light and witty, and she is able to create a self-contained world that every reader will long to visit. . . . Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice may have been the starting point for Gläser, but she has turned the old material of enemies-turned-lovers into a charming new story. This book is an unexpected delight and a true page-turner.” —New Books in German

Product Details
ISBN: 9781250294487
ISBN-10: 1250294487
Publisher: Square Fish
Publication Date: December 31st, 2018
Pages: 336
Language: English