The Coldest Girl in Coldtown - Holly Black (Paperback)

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Product Details

Barcode
9780316213097
Department
Books
Released
12 Aug 2014
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
Holly Black
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Little Brown & Co
Edition
Reprint
Language
English
Number of Pages
432
Dimensions
216 x 150 x 30mm (216g)

Annotation

Living in a world of walled cities where quarantined monsters and humans endure dangerous predatory existences, Tana, one of three survivors of a horrifying massacre, safeguards their lives by visiting the evil heart of her city. By the best-selling co-author of The Spiderwick Chronicles.100,000 first printing. Simultaneous.

Summary

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown is a wholly original story of rage and revenge, of guilt and horror, and of love and loathing from bestselling and acclaimed author Holly Black.

Coldtown was dangerous, Tana knew. A glamorous cage, a prison for the damned and anyone who wanted to party with them.

Tana lives in a world where walled cities called Coldtowns exist. In them, quarantined monsters and humans mingle in a decadently bloody mix of predator and prey. And once you pass through Coldtown's gates, you can never leave.

One morning, after a perfectly ordinary party, Tana wakes up surrounded by corpses. The only other survivors of this massacre are her exasperatingly endearing ex-boyfriend, infected and on the edge, and a mysterious boy burdened with a terrible secret. Shaken and determined, Tana enters a race against the clock to save the three of them the only way she knows how: by going straight to the wicked, opulent heart of Coldtown itself.

Juvenile Fiction

General Subject
Juvenile Grades 7-9 Ages 12-14
BISAC Subject 1
Juvenile Fiction / Horror & Ghost Stories
BISAC Subject 2
Juvenile Fiction / Legends, Myths, Fables / Other
BISAC Subject 3
Juvenile Fiction / Paranormal
BIC Classification 1
Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)
Library Subject 1
Vampires
Library Subject 2
Love stories
Library Subject 3
Love
Academic Subject 1
Teen's Fiction / Horror & Ghost Stories
Academic Subject 2
Teen's Fiction / Fantasy
Dewey Classification
FIC

Author Bio

Holly Black is the author of bestselling contemporary fantasy books for kids and teens. Some of her titles include The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Tony DiTerlizzi), the Modern Faerie Tale series, the Curse Workers series, Doll Bones, and her new novel, The Coldest Girl in Coldtown. She was a finalist for the Mythopoeic Award, a finalist for an Eisner Award, and a recipient of the Andre Norton Award. She currently lives in New England with her husband, Theo, in a house with a secret door. Her website is www.blackholly.com.