The Cost of All Things

Maggie Lehrman (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$17.98
Publisher
Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Publish Date
May 12, 2015
Pages
416
Dimensions
5.8 X 8.5 X 1.3 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780062320742

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About the Author

Maggie Lehrman is a writer and editor living in Brooklyn. She grew up outside of Chicago and went on to get a degree in English at Harvard, where she once received a grant to purchase young adult books the library didn't have. During her decade of working as an editor of books for children, she also earned an MFA in writing for children and young adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Reviews

"The most creepily awesome cautionary tale ever. Magic--or hekame--does exist, and wishes can be granted...but always at a cost. Brilliant, provocative, and absolutely spellbinding."--Lauren Myracle, New York Times bestselling author of The Infinite Moment of Us
"Maggie Lehrman nimbly reveals secrets wrapped around our most basic need. The Cost of All Things is a walk of the soul."--Rita Williams-Garcia, Coretta Scott King Author Award Winner
"With a captivating premise, elegant writing, and memorable characters, The Cost of All Things is a powerful examination of the interconnectedness of the human experience."--Franny Billingsley, author of the National Book Award Finalist Chime
"In The Cost of All Things, Maggie Lehrman spins a gorgeous and intricate web of secrets, love, loss, and redemption. This is a deeply moving and insightful novel from an incredible new voice."--Coe Booth, acclaimed author of Tyrell
"An engrossing, emotionally resonant spin on the old adage: Be careful what you wish for."--Kirkus Reviews
"Lehrman's prose pulses with dark emotion...and the steady desperation of her characters is both disturbing and compelling."--Publishers Weekly
"A memorable debut, one that reminds readers to be careful what they wish for, because, yes, they may just get it."--Booklist