Sometimes I find a book and it makes me wish it was written when I was a kid – does this happen to anyone else?! I’m so honored to be sharing this adorable middle grade title with you today as part of the book tour with Rockstar Book Tours. Make sure you read to the end & don’t forget to enter the giveaway to win your own copy of the book!
Title : The Memory Thief (Thirteen Witches Book 1)
Author : Jodi Lynn Anderson
Genre: Middle Grade, Children’s Fantasy
Publisher : Aladdin
Pub Date : March 2nd, 2021
Pages : 336
Perfect for fans of The Girl Who Drank the Moon, this fantastical and heartfelt first book in a new trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Jodi Lynn Anderson follows a girl who must defeat thirteen evil witches.
Twelve-year-old Rosie Singer’s mom is missing whatever it is that makes mothers love their daughters. All her life, Rosie has known this…and turned to stories for comfort. Then, on the night Rosie decides to throw her stories away forever, an invisible ally helps her discover the Witch Hunter’s Guide to the Universe, a book that claims that all of the evil in the world stems from thirteen witches who are unseen…but also unstoppable. One of these witches—the Memory Thief—holds an insidious power to steal our most precious treasures: our memories. And it is this witch who has cursed Rosie’s mother.
In her quest to save her mom—and with her wild, loyal friend “Germ” by her side—Rosie will find the layers hidden under the reality she only thought she knew: where ghosts linger as shades of the past, where clouds witness the world, and a ladder dangles from the moon leading to something bigger and more. Here, words are weapons against the darkness, and witch hunters are those brave enough to wield their imaginations in the face of the unthinkable.
At the core of this stunning novel—the first of the Thirteen Witches trilogy from critically acclaimed author Jodi Lynn Anderson—is a passionate argument that stories have the power to create meaningful change…and a reason to hope even when the world feels crushing.
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This book has everything a child could want, full of magical creatures, adventure and a female protagonist who will give you all the Harry Potter vibes. From the focus on friendship and family, to grief and how a child’s imagination can get them through almost anything I was hooked on this one – thrilled to see that it’s a series and already looking forward to the next book!
About the Author:
Jodi Lynn Anderson is the bestselling author of several critically acclaimed books for young people, including the May Bird trilogy and My Diary from the Edge of the World. She lives with her husband, son, and daughter in Asheville, North Carolina, and holds an MFA in writing and literature from Bennington College.
Have you read any of the Crave series yet? If not here’s your chance to WIN a copy!
3 winners will win a finished copy of THE MEMORY THIEF, US Only.
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