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No Gods, No Monsters (Convergence Saga #1)

No Gods, No Monsters (Convergence Saga #1)

Current price: $18.99
Publication Date: September 6th, 2022
Publisher:
Blackstone Publishing
ISBN:
9798200834419
Pages:
384
Charter Books
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(Sci-Fi / Fantasy)
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Cadwell Turnbull weaves fantasy with current events to reveal how difficult it is to hold onto your humanity when society denies your existence or, worse, systematically erases you.

Nicole A. Johnson, Baltimore Read Aloud, Baltimore, MD
September 2021 Indie Next List

Description

Named a BEST BOOK OF 2021 by the New York Times, NPR, the New York Public Library, Audible, Tor.com, Book Riot, Library Journal, and Kirkus

Longlisted for the 2022 PEN Open Book Award

Riveting... A] tender, ferocious book.--New York Times

Beautifully fantastical.--NPR

Masterful.--Chicago Tribune

One October morning, Laina gets the news that her brother has been shot and killed by Boston cops. But what looks like a case of police brutality soon reveals something much stranger. Monsters are real. And they want everyone to know it.

As creatures from myth and legend come out of the shadows, seeking safety through visibility, their emergence sets off a chain of seemingly unrelated events. Members of a local werewolf pack are threatened into silence. A professor follows a missing friend's trail of bread crumbs to a mysterious secret society. And a young boy with unique abilities seeks refuge in a pro-monster organization with secrets of its own. Meanwhile, more people start disappearing, suicides and hate crimes increase, and protests erupt globally, both for and against the monsters.

At the center is a mystery no one thinks to ask: Why now? What has frightened the monsters out of the dark?

The world will soon find out.