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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) 2011; US$ 8.99
Marie Rutkoski is the author of The Kronos Chronicles , including The Cabinet of Wonders and The Celestial Globe . The Cabinet of Wonders , her debut novel, was named an Indie Next Kids' List Great Read and a Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, among other honors. Rutkoski grew up in Bolingbrook, Illinois (a suburb of Chicago), as... more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2012; US$ 0.99
Few know that the Great Chicago Fire was started deliberately, as a genocide of deadly creatures called Shades. Fewer still know that they didn't die, not quite...but one human will confront the truth when an ominous beauty makes him gamble for his life. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) 2013; US$ 0.00
Download the first five chapters of THE WINNER'S CURSE by Marie Rutkoski! Winning what you want may cost you everything you love... As a general?s daughter in a vast empire that revels in war and enslaves those it conquers, seventeen-year-old Kestrel has two choices: she can join the military or get married. But Kestrel has other intentions. One... more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2014; US$ 0.99
Marie Rutkoski is the author of The Shadow Society and the Kronos Chronicles, which includes The Cabinet of Wonders . She is a professor at Brooklyn College and lives in New York City. Kristin Cashore, the author of Graceling , says about her new book, The Winner's Curse , "Every line in The Winner's Curse is beautifully written. The story is... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 3.99
Kestrel lives the lavish lifestyle of a Valorian General's only daughter, and such riches come at a cost for Valoria's captives – and for her. As the Herrani face death or slavery, Kestrel's destiny is shaped by her father. He gives her two choices: join his army or get married. Desperate to realise her own future and knowing that it will invite scandal,... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) 2015; US$ 18.99
Marie Rutkoski is the author of The Winner's Curse , The Shadow Society , and the Kronos Chronicles, which includes The Cabinet of Wonders . She is a professor at Brooklyn College and lives in New York City. more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 10.99
Lady Kestrel's engagement to Valoria's crown prince calls for great celebration: balls and performances, fireworks and revelry. But to Kestrel it means a cage of her own making. Embedded in the imperial court as a spy, she lives and breathes deceit and cannot confide in the one person she really longs to trust ... While Arin fights to keep his country's... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) 2010; US$ 8.99
Marie Rutkoski is the author of The Kronos Chronicles . The Cabinet of Wonders , her debut novel, was named an Indie Next Kids' List Great Read and a Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, among other honors. Rutkoski grew up in Bolingbrook, Illinois (a suburb of Chicago), as the oldest of four children. She attended the University of Iowa,... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) 2008; US$ 9.99
Discussion Questions 1. The author was inspired, in part, by one of the legends of the Astronomical Clock in Prague in which the clock's creator is blinded. Research the clock and its legends. Discuss how the legends influenced the book. 2. When Master Kronos returns home from Bohemia, he is blind, his eyes stolen by the prince. However, there are... more...